Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Craft Scotland present a round-up of craft related events taking place in Edinburgh during the festivals season.
Our craft film of the week features ceramicist Julia Smith.
After a successful programme in 2011, The Merchant City Festival is back for five days of events in Glasgow's cultural quarter.
An informal consultation has been launched to gather views from people making, retailing or trading ceramic or glass objects intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
A distaff is a stick on to which fibre such as flax or wool is wound for spinning.
A Glasgow based glass maker is among the winners announced for the International Glass Prize 2012.
This week we feature ‘Colour in Clay: A Technicolor study of English pottery’ from the British Council.
A cooper is a maker or repairer of casks and barrels.
Welcome to the July 2012 round up of opportunities from the Craft Scotland website.
Four Scottish museums have embarked upon projects with acclaimed Scottish artists and makers who will draw inspiration from - and cast a new perspective on - their collections and buildings.
Bisque (sometimes known as "biscuit") ceramics have been fired but not glazed.
Graduates from Scottish Universities among the winners of prestigious New Designers 2012 awards.
This week's Friday film features textile artist Jennifer Cantwell.
Two Scottish craft makers are among the winners at The Balvenie Masters of Craft 2012, an awards programme which recognises, honours and celebrates highly skilled craftspeople around the UK.
The process of annealing is to heat a material (normally metal or glass) and allow it to cool slowly, in order to remove internal stresses and toughen it.
Whether your career is in acting, writing or making, there is a line between talent and professionalism and it’s the job of organisations such as Craft Scotland to support makers in developing both.
Craft Scotland will represent Scotland later this year when they take six of the nations’ most qualified craftspeople to the international exposition, SOFA Chicago.
This week we take a look at the stop motion animation Coraline, a stop-motion 3D fantasy children's film based on Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name.
Six of the world famous Lewis Chessmen will feature in the permanent displays at the new Museum and Archive at Lews Castle when it opens in 2014.
Cyan Clayworks is a newly established ceramic studio and teaching facility based in Edinburgh, setup by resident makers Fiona Thompson and Chris Donnelly.