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The Potters Cast – Picking up where the art degree ends.

The Potters Cast is a weekly pod cast dedicated to the pottery community with a focus on growing your pottery business. Paul interviews potters and ceramicists from across the globe, and each guest brings something new to the table. Personally, i'm a little bit addicted, and I have found this pod cast so helpful and inspiring, I wanted to share it with as many people as I can, so that we can all grow as a thriving clay community, go on, have a listen. 'My main goal with The...

Top of the pots: the smashing rise of ceramics

Record auction prices, pottery classes bursting at the seams, Instagram superstars and innovative young artists … what’s behind the boom in all things clay? Its elegant shape was inspired by ancient Aegean figures and its pleasingly mottled surface made it feel like it had just been dug up from the ground. Yet when it was first sold in the 1970s, this understated vase by the late British potter Hans Coper changed hands for just £250. An unloved present, the creation was then kept in an old ...

Workshop Attendee Enjoys Fruits of Labour

When workshop attendee Sharon created her own serving plates in just one workshop session with Suzette Knight Ceramics, she was even more surprised how much pride she felt when she used them to serve food at home with friends and family. Though Suzette Knight Ceramics studio is small it provides a great opportunity for individual tuition or four people sharing a course. This could include a mixture of throwing on the wheel and hand-building, with time to concentrate on one or the other. A variety of techniques can...