ClayCraft magazine is a must-have for ceramic enthusiasts, packed with fun and inspirational pottery projects for all levels. A monthly subscription of ClayCraft magazine offers an exciting mix of information and inspiration on the world of ceramics, with practical step-by-step projects, essential clay choice and design tips, as well as interviews with individual pottery makers. Whether you are a beginner to the world of pottery, a student or a professional, ClayCraft magazine is an essential read for makers at any level. Inside every issue, you’ll find advice for pottery novices who are brand new to the world of ceramics, tips for intermediate makers looking to improve their skills and challenging projects for the professional clay makers out there. If you’re looking for a ceramics magazine that combines inspiration and information on the popular world of clay making, then ClayCraft magazine is the perfect read for you.
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THROWN WIDE BOWL • Bowls of this shape are very useful for serving any number of foods, and on a smaller scale, they make great cereal bowls. Glaze them in bright colours to liven up a table setting
GLAZING YOUR BOWL • Whether working on a large or small bowl, the method for decorating in this style is the same – the choice of glaze is your own.
Have you seen the NEW Smallholder?
LINDA BLOOMFIELD SILICA IN GLAZES • Continuing on from my articles on glaze ingredients in the past few issues, this month, I describe the various forms of silica and how they are used in glazes
DINOSAUR EGG CUPS
DIARY OF A STUDIO POTTER
ANIMAL FRIDGE MAGNETS • This is another great little project to do with children, and although these magnets are made from firing clay, you could make them from an airdrying alternative and paint them in acrylic colours if preferred
FINGER PUPPET HEADS • This is a project to do with the children in the long summer holidays. We have used air-drying clay as an alternative to firing clay to speed up the process and make things easier for those who may not have their own kiln
POTTER’S SPLIT-LEG APRON
A CONVERSATION WITH TIM SEE • Members of the Clay Buddies Facebook group will have come across Tim: answerer of questions, quasher of clay-myths and all-round clay community good-guy. But who is he, and why does he paint robot stories on his wood-fired pots? Tracey Parsons finds out!
PIZZA ANYONE? • The potters from Muddy Fingers and The Clay Team share their clay oven project
SIMPLE HANDBUILDING PROJECTS: YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE
TRANSFERRING CHILDREN’S ARTWORKS TO CLAY • If like me, you have kept many of your children’s artworks as treasures (for decades in my case), you will probably have found they have faded over time. So to keep them forever pristine, why not transfer them to clay?
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