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It’s not too late to take a class…

While most of the Spring Emeritus classes in our studio are full, there are a couple great ones with a few spots left! ART 13X ADVANCED CERAMICS (EI) Course directs advanced projects in ceramics with emphasis on use of the potter’s wheel. Evaluation of forms and creative use of ceramic concepts and materials will be […]

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The Raku Process In The Potters and Sculptors Studio

Raku is a low-fire ceramic technique that was developed in the 16th Century in Japan. In using this technique, a bisque fired piece is coated with a low-firing Raku glaze. The best clay to use for Raku is WSO, while B-Mix or Porcelain should not be used. As can be seen from the pictures, we […]

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Tips, Tricks & Techniques

How to Make Great Slump-Molded Plates with A Cheap Craft Store Tool Taken from an excerpt of an article appearing in the  February 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly by Nancy Gallagher, dated January 26, 2015, Ceramic Arts Daily Do you want to make quick work of multiple, hand-built plate forms?  Try using Styrofoam rings that […]

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Richard Moren

The Potters and Sculptors Club is very pleased to have artist, Richard Moren, provide a demonstration for our Laguna Woods residents and members at the Potters and Sculptors Studio on Friday morning, August 26th. Richard will be showing us how he works with coils to make his beautiful pots.  He will also discuss how he uses the […]

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Sgraffito Ceramic Decorations

Sgraffito (in Italian “to scratch”) is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of color or colors (underglazes or colored slips) to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layer(s) to create contrasting images, patterns and texture and reveal the clay color underneath. Sgraffito on walls has been used in Europe […]

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