Clunes Ceramic Award

After some nervous thoughts and many doubts, I’ve entered my application into this year’s award. Applications close this Friday, July 26th and the shortlist is announced August 10th. With so many entries in the Manningham Ceramic Award, I’m sure that the Clunes judges will be overwhelmed with many excellent entries. Oh! I have got a great…… Continue reading Clunes Ceramic Award

What’s this white fuzz on my plaster bats?

Yesterday I woke up to some strange fuzz on my plaster bats. These plaster bats are used during clay reclaim and thanks to the clayart forum, I soon discovered that the white crystal fuzz was probably soluable salt or Calcium Carbonate (yahoo! Neither are too dastardly). And yes, I’ll quickly explain the reclaim process: All my excess…… Continue reading What’s this white fuzz on my plaster bats?

Creating an ceramic army…

They’re not the terracotta warriors but they’re gonna be soliders, that’s for sure With glaze tests comes the need for test tiles. I’ve gone thru my supply and need to restock! I’m trying my best to keep on top of these little details, wanting to have what I need ready so that I’m not always…… Continue reading Creating an ceramic army…