Features in this Issue

Welcome to your workshop! Whether you enjoy throwing, handbuilding, surface design, glaze testing, or all of the above, we’ve pulled together several things for you to try out once you get back to your studio. 

If you’re familiar with Pottery Making Illustrated and Ceramics Monthly, then you already know they’re packed with practical information, projects, and techniques. The articles shared here provide a sampling of some of the great content in each issue.  Download your copy of the Workshop Handbook today!

You’ll also find a wealth of information on the magazines’ websites: www.ceramicsmonthly.org and  www.potterymaking.org. Guests can access their choice of articles for free on a limited monthly basis. For more tips and techniques, check out hundreds of free posts and scores of how-to videos on the Ceramic Arts Network (https://ceramicartsnetwork.org). Enjoy your workshop!

—Katie Reaver, Interim Editor, Ceramics Monthly, and Holly Goring, Editor, Pottery Making Illustrated.

On the cover: (Clockwise from top left): Shawna Pincus transferring a graphic design onto a curved, bisqueware pot. Maya Rumsey brushing on layers of surface decoration. Galen Sedberry throwing a foot ring on to the bottom of a slab-built plate. Christina Orthwein creates homemade tools with flexible silicone tips. Angelo di Petta unmolds a slip-cast cup. 
Efficient and Effective Slab Plates by Galen Sedberry
Transferring Images by Shawna Pincus
From Firm to Fantastic by Anne B. Crabbe
Silicone-Tipped Tools by Christina Orthwein
Building a Weathered Surface by Angelo di Petta
Red Clay Ready by Ruth Easterbrook, Megs LeVesseur, and Taylor Mezo
Calculating Clay Shrinkage by Audry Deal-McEver
Designing Function Drawings by Robin Ouellette
Pasta Blates (Bowl + Plate)  by Wendy Eggerman
Bringing Joy to Life with Melissa Maya Pottery by Maya Rumsey
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