Tuesday: This day is about sharing the technical side of being a maker. It's about tips and tricks, technical talk, tutorials, and other important studio and clay technical advice. We will gather and share some of your favorite free resources!
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Red Clay Rambler Feature -
On the topic of teaching I have a 2015 interview with Walter Ostrom. One of the early adopters of earthenware Majolica pottery in North America, Walter has been a major influence on generations of ceramic artists. Through his almost forty year teaching career at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design he upheld functional ceramics as a conceptually rich medium that deserved equal footing in academia.
Linear, starburst, or dog-bone shape, crystalline glazes are a true anomaly shrouded in myth. Known for being difficult to work with, their excessive running and arduous firing schedules are enough to drive any maker mad. Yet we still work to understand them, their chemistry, and their temperamental tendencies. Watch this clip to hear Matt explain the secret behind crystalline glazes!