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Events
10 August 2016
Colours and Clay
Colours and Clay
Imibala Gallery, Somerset West 10-27 August 2016
07 September 2016
Printing on Walking Jugs
Printing  on Walking Jugs
Printing on “Walking” Jugs Surface decoration made easy. Transfer complex designs onto your bisque and greenware work in an effective, but surprising way using underglaze and decorating slip.
14 September 2016
Handles, Handles What to do!
A handle can make or break your piece. It is not just the thing to hold onto. It can be so much more. Come to my workshop and we will explore a few creative ways to do handles. I will be covering pulling handles, moulding handles, press moulding, etc. - Elsabe Nel-Harries
17 September 2016
Making pots for Bonsai
Making pots for Bonsai
17 September, 2016 - Millstone Pottery, McGregor
21 September 2016
Moulds – The Basics
This will be a series of 3 workshops, of which you would be welcome to attend all or just one or two sessions. The first one deals with humpmolds (to drape slabs over), the second with hollow moulds (for slumping slabs into or to be used for slipcasting), and the third will be about simple two piece moulds (for use in slipcasting or press moulding). Once you have mastered the 2 piece mould it is very easy to start making more complex shapes.
07 October 2016
Raku Workshops at Kim Sacks School of Ceramics
Raku Workshops at Kim Sacks School of Ceramics
Raku Workshops at Kim Sacks School of Ceramics, Johannesburg Facilitated by Western Cape potters Paul de Jongh and Nina Shand Two-day raku firing workshop - 15 & 16 October, 2016 Pre-raku firing workshop, 7 October Communal raku firings, 8 & 9 October
20 October 2016
Svend Bayer Workshop
Svend Bayer Workshop
Millstone Pottery has invited Svend Bayer to present a workshop in late October/early November 2016. Svend is widely regarded as one of the UK's greatest living potters. In order to ascertain the feasibility of this workshop, please could you contact me if you would be interested in attending?
04 November 2016
Porcelain Wood-Firing Jamboree
Confirmed presenters: David Walters, Lisa Firer, Tania Babb and Paul de Jongh Dates: 4, 5 & 6 November
 

We never get tired of the AMACO glaze layering  - featured below Storm Celadon glaze as base coat with the Potters Choice range applied on top.

 

 

 

 
News & Reviews
11 May 2016
New Amaco layering webpage
See loads of examples of glaze layering with Amaco products. www.amaco.com/layering
26 April 2016
Amaco Test Tile Tuesdays
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14 March 2016
Goodbye Anton
Goodbye Anton
It is with great sadness that we inform everyone that Anton van der Merwe passed away this weekend at his home in Hogsback.
04 March 2016
Water Etching for subtle texture - AMACO
Add subtle texture and designs to your ceramics with water etching. Also called water erosion, this technique uses a resist like shellac, acrylic medium, or wax on bone-dry ware. Click on the image below to see the steps and watch the video.
19 February 2016
A more colorful way to Mishima
A more colorful way to Mishima
More colorful Mishima Mishima, also known as Inlay, is a great technique for creating graphic imagery on clay. Watch the short video below to see how to add colored background to your Mishima pieces. Click on the video below to see how this technique works!!
11 December 2015
Staff Party December 2015
Staff Party December 2015
What a great dedicated team!
29 November 2015
Andile Dyalvane of Imiso Ceramics takes delivery of his new shuttle kiln
Andile Dyalvane of Imiso Ceramics takes delivery of his new shuttle kiln
12 November 2015
Avoiding Clogs in your Underglaze Applicator
In the AMACO class studio we use underglaze applicators every day. Sometimes the thin metal tip can get clogged. Watch this short video to find out how we avoid the clogs.
21 October 2015
Amaco Test Tile Tuesday
Amaco Test Tile Tuesday
This week, we are bringing you some tiles on which we fired the low-fire Crystaltex glazes (typically a cone 05 colorful spotted glaze series) all the way up to CONE 3. The effect is this lovely, fluid mutlicolor glaze that changes depending on which glaze you choose. How will they look at Cone 5? More fluid? Remember to always stilt your work or use soft brick when testing glazes outside of their firing range! Happy Testing! These CTL's in order from closest to furthest are CTL-9 Snapdragon, CTL-12 Mardi Gras, and CTL-71 Purple Blaze.
14 October 2015
St.Agnes extra mural art classes - A BIG THANK YOU
Dear Cape Pottery Supplies team Bella and I just wanted to say thank you so much again for your very generous donation of clay to our art project at At.Agnes in Woodstock, as well as firing all the work for us. It was a huge success and the classes were so much fun with the kids producing some beautiful ceramics. I have attached here a document with some photos of the classes as well as the final installation of the tiles. Thank you again for the support, with deep appreciation Daniella and Bella

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