Monthly Archives: September 2022

  1. How to plant your living pot

    Cone 6 White porcelain. Wins most vitrified award. Super smooth and creamy. Glazes are bright and brilliant on this clay. Great if you are staining clay bodies with mason stains or oxides (Nerikomi/Agateware). Cone 6 Shrinkage 13.0% Absorption 0.3% Gray (White) Stoneware. This is the clay we used to provide in the communal buckets.
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  2. Pigd's final three classes

    Last Friday’s Zoom topic is on for today. Betty Woodman! Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Betty Woodman attended the School for American Craftsmen at Alfred University in New York from 1948 to 1950. She has taught in the Fine Arts Department of the University of Colorado. A leading ceramist whose inventive forms and painterly use of color have won her international renown, Woodman began her career making simple functional pottery. Although her ambitious experiments with clay have wrought great changes in her work,
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  3. Detailed on the Clay Bodies

    All clays except terra cotta and sculpture are recommended for wheel. Sand Clay. A finely grogged clay. This clay is beautiful, it looks like wet beach sand when left unglazed with a grainy, speckled surface. The speckles do not show through glazes and underglazes applied over this clay body but it will bring the color of glazes down. Cone 6 Shrinkage 13.5% Absorption 3.0%
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  4. Info on Firings at Mouse

    Mouse Ceramic Studio is currently offering firing services to all. We charge $0.04 per cubic inch to fire in a community firing. (Except for members), each time the work is fired, it must be paid for. Measure your piece with an inch ruler or measuring tape, you will need the length, the width, and the height, the length is the longest dimension of your piece (usually) from side to side, the width is usually front to back, and the height is the measurement from top to bottom or how tall it is.
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  5. How to plant your living pot

    Cone 6 White porcelain. Wins most vitrified award. Super smooth and creamy. Glazes are bright and brilliant on this clay. Great if you are staining clay bodies with mason stains or oxides (Nerikomi/Agateware). Cone 6 Shrinkage 13.0% Absorption 0.3% Gray (White) Stoneware. This is the clay we used to provide in the communal buckets.
    Read more »
  6. Pigd's final three classes

    Last Friday’s Zoom topic is on for today. Betty Woodman! Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Betty Woodman attended the School for American Craftsmen at Alfred University in New York from 1948 to 1950. She has taught in the Fine Arts Department of the University of Colorado. A leading ceramist whose inventive forms and painterly use of color have won her international renown, Woodman began her career making simple functional pottery. Although her ambitious experiments with clay have wrought great changes in her work,
    Read more »
  7. Detailed on the Clay Bodies

    All clays except terra cotta and sculpture are recommended for wheel. Sand Clay. A finely grogged clay. This clay is beautiful, it looks like wet beach sand when left unglazed with a grainy, speckled surface. The speckles do not show through glazes and underglazes applied over this clay body but it will bring the color of glazes down. Cone 6 Shrinkage 13.5% Absorption 3.0%
    Read more »
  8. Info on Firings at Mouse

    Mouse Ceramic Studio is currently offering firing services to all. We charge $0.04 per cubic inch to fire in a community firing. (Except for members), each time the work is fired, it must be paid for. Measure your piece with an inch ruler or measuring tape, you will need the length, the width, and the height, the length is the longest dimension of your piece (usually) from side to side, the width is usually front to back, and the height is the measurement from top to bottom or how tall it is.
    Read more »