White Elephant Sale
June 7-10.  We are looking first for donations, coming in a separate email to all members, and then a schedule (currently all open studio hours June 7-10, beginning daily at 9:00).  Sale expected to open the morning of June 7, 9:00 am--best time to come! I'll put the list of desirable donations below the studio hours.

Regular Studio Hours
MWF 8:30-4, TuTh 8:30-8pm
Sat, Sun 10-2
Emeritus classes take place mornings 8:45-11:50 and afternoons 12:45-3:50, 3-4 days a week.
During these times the studio is closed, except for the Lunchroom, where you may work.
Days and times change each semester.

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Come into our studio and see all of the supplies we have for sale.

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Librarians Corner

Books may be borrowed by members for two weeks except for those labeled DNR which may be read in the studio only. Remember to ask a Supervisor to open the shelves for you. We also have new Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated, Clay Times, Sculpture, and Sculpture Review. They are filed newest on top in the fat binders. The library is a valuable resource for potters of all abilities.

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Ceramic Assemblage: A Sculptor’s Guide

Ceramic assemblage is a fascinating art form that involves combining ceramic pieces to create stunning sculptures. It is an art that requires patience, creativity, and passion. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced sculptor, this guide will provide you with a step-by-step approach to creating beautiful ceramic assemblages.

A Beginner’s Guide to Ceramic Assemblage

If you are new to ceramic assemblage, there are a few things you should know before getting started. Firstly, choose the right clay for your project. There are different types of clay, each with its own unique properties. Secondly, invest in the right tools, including a pottery wheel, a kiln, and sculpting tools. Finally, don’t be afraid to experiment and try new things.

Step-by-Step Approach to Creating Stunning Sculptures

Creating a ceramic assemblage involves several steps. Firstly, start with an idea and sketch out your design. Then, make your clay pieces using a pottery wheel or by hand sculpting. Once your pieces are dry, fire them in a kiln. Next, assemble your pieces using adhesive or by sculpting them together. Finally, add any finishing touches, such as glaze or paint.

The Art of Combining Ceramic Pieces to Create Beauty

Ceramic assemblage is all about creating beauty by combining different ceramic pieces. It requires a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of form and composition. To create a visually appealing sculpture, you must consider the color, texture, and shape of each piece and how they will fit together.

The Secret to Working with Difficult Shapes and Sizes

Working with difficult shapes and sizes can be challenging, but it is not impossible. The secret is to break your design down into smaller pieces and work on each piece individually. You can also use adhesives or sculpting tools to reshape or modify your pieces as needed.

Tips and Tricks for a Successful Ceramic Assemblage

To ensure a successful ceramic assemblage, there are a few tips and tricks you should keep in mind. Firstly, work in a clean and organized workspace. Secondly, be patient and take your time. Thirdly, don’t be afraid to ask for help or advice from more experienced sculptors. Finally, practice, practice, practice.

From Ideas to Reality: Bringing Your Vision to Life

Bringing your vision to life requires dedication, hard work, and a willingness to experiment. Start by sketching out your ideas and refining them until you have a clear vision for your sculpture. Then, make your clay pieces and assemble them according to your design. With each piece you add, you will see your vision come to life.

Ceramic assemblage is a beautiful and rewarding art form that can be enjoyed by anyone. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced sculptor, this guide will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to create stunning sculptures. Remember to be patient, experiment, and have fun!

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