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.

Supplies for Sale

Studio Hours

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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Enhancing Your Pottery Aesthetics

Pottery is a beautiful art that has been practiced for centuries. It is the perfect way to express your creativity and create unique pieces that reflect your style and personality. Enhancing your pottery aesthetics is essential if you want to create stunning pieces that stand out. In this article, we will explore some tips and tricks that can help you take your pottery to the next level.

Making Your Pottery Stand Out

The first step in enhancing your pottery aesthetics is to make your pieces stand out. You can achieve this by adding unique features to your pottery. For example, you can create intricate designs, add patterns, or use different shapes and sizes. You can also experiment with different materials such as wood or metal to add a touch of elegance to your pottery.

Adding Texture and Depth

Texture and depth are essential elements in pottery that can make your pieces stand out. You can add texture to your pottery by using different tools such as ribbons, stamps, or brushes to create unique patterns. You can also add depth to your pottery by using different layers of glaze. This will make your pottery look more vibrant and dynamic.

Playing with Colors and Glazes

Colors and glazes are important elements in pottery that can make your pieces look stunning. You can experiment with different color palettes to create unique designs that reflect your style. You can also use different types of glazes to achieve different effects such as matte, glossy, or textured. This will give your pottery a unique look that will stand out.

Experimenting with Shapes and Forms

Another way to enhance your pottery aesthetics is to experiment with different shapes and forms. You can create unique shapes that are not typically found in pottery, or you can combine different shapes to create a unique design. You can also play with the proportions of your pottery to create a sense of balance and harmony.

Incorporating Personal Touches

Adding personal touches to your pottery is a great way to make your pieces unique. You can add your initials, a special date, or a favorite quote to your pottery. You can also add a personal touch by creating pottery that reflects your interests or hobbies. For example, if you love nature, you can create pottery with floral or leaf designs.

Displaying Your Masterpieces with Style

Once you have created your stunning pottery pieces, it’s time to display them with style. You can display your pottery on shelves, in glass cabinets, or on a mantel. You can also create a themed display by grouping your pottery by color or design. This will make your pottery look more cohesive and appealing.

In conclusion, enhancing your pottery aesthetics is essential if you want to create stunning pieces that stand out. By following these tips and tricks, you can take your pottery to the next level and create beautiful pieces that reflect your style and personality. Remember to experiment, be creative, and have fun!

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