September 2011 • Table of Contents

Focus: Back to Work, Back to School

Routines can be tools of self-preservation in the studio, but it’s important to shake them up sometimes as it forces you to apply your knowledge and problem solving skills in a different way. —Sherman Hall, Editor

On the cover: Forrest Lesch-Middelton’s minaret bottles, to 18 in. (46 cm) in height, iron rich stoneware with slip-transfer patterns, fired to cone 9, reduction cooled, 2011.

In This Issue

Techno File: The Lure of Lithium
by Dave Finkelnburg
Clay Culture: Does Clay DIY?
by Holly Goring
Clay Culture: Splitting Wood (Kilns)
by Jessica Knapp
Clay Culture: Remembrances
Studio Visit: Ulrich Schumann
Berlin, Germany
Forrest Lesch-Middelton: Beauty from Contrasts by Jeffrey Spahn
An Extension of the Self: Bob Dolan and His Tools by Jack Troy
Potter Head Hunter
by Naomi Tsukamoto
Last Supper
by Megan Fizell
MFA Factor: University of Montana, Missoula
2011 Undergraduate Showcase
Glaze: Celadons at Six
by John Britt
Spotlight: In Service of Food
Ryan Fletcher


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