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The Jewellery & Metal Design (JAMD) class of 2013 at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, seek your help to kickstart their careers.
It’s been another busy month at Craft Scotland as, through flurries of snow, we continue to develop our programme of events and campaigns for 2013/14.
On the morning of Saturday 23 March I made my way through a snowy Hyde Park to “Manifesto for Making”, the spring conference of the The Heritage Crafts Association at the V&A.
For the first in our series on Scottish craft people and places whose work closely ties in with the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a look at fibre artist Joanne B Kaar.
Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts has relocated, and now welcomes pledges to help create an innovative new craft space in Scotland's capital.
Our March Opportunities round-up features details of Craft Scotland's call for more makers to exhibit at SOFA Chicago, a new position at Dovecot Studios, a series of Creative Scotland open sessions, various regional awards now open, and a host of other opportunities.
The jewellers at Vanilla Ink in Dundee smashed the target of their hugely successful crowdfunding campaign yesterday, enabling them to attend the UK’s most prestigious jewellery fair.
Read about our exciting month of new projects, developments, appointments and the arrival of a special baby.
Jo blogs about the new VAS Annual Exhibition, which she visited with Fiona last week.
Craft Scotland are pleased to announce their participation at SOFA Chicago in November 2013.
We are delighted to introduce the new Craft Bench, which met for the first time this week.
Our February Opportunities round-up features details of a new position at Craft Scotland, a series of workshops from the Cultural Enterprise Office, various regional awards now open, and a host of other opportunities.
Dundee jewellery studio Vanilla Ink have launched a Kickstarter project to take Scottish craft to a prestigious event in London.
Warp and weft are weaving terms that describe the two types of thread that are woven together to create cloth.
In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood that are glued on to the surface of furniture, cabinets and other wooden items.
For 2013, we will bring you a monthly update from the whole team here at Craft Scotland, to keep you informed of the work we are doing to make connections and create opportunities for Scottish Craft.
Judy Scott, a third year Textile Design student from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, has been named the top new creative talent in the world at the grand final of the Society of Dyers and Colourists’ (SDC) annual International Design Competition.
The Year of Natural Scotland 2013 was officially launched in January with the help of two Shetland Ponies, who modelled Shetland knitwear
Following a competitive response to our call for a Craft Scotland Business Manager and Online Assistant in October 2012, we are delighted to now announce the appointment of these positions.
Underglaze is the process of applying any colour or decoration to the surface of a ceramic piece before it is glazed. The decoration lies under a clear or light-coloured glaze, which then forms a protective layer.