Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
An Talla Solais (Visual Arts Ullapool) unveiled their Earth, Fins & Fire sculpure today.
The Scottish Collection, which launched today, is a partnership between Creative Scotland and CultureLabel, an online retail platform which brings together selected international art and design featuring original and limited edition contemporary artwork and craft.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September you can Meet Your Maker at St Andrews Museum, and see behind the scenes with Butter Wynd Pottery and textile maker Julia Complin.
On Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September, Gracefield Arts Centre will hold their Meet Your Maker event with Andrew Adair and Hestan Isle Press from 10.00 to 17.00.
Our featured maker this month is Fiona Byrne-Sutton, who creates earthy ceramic vessels from local Scottish materials.
The day before the Craft Scotland Summer Show opens for business, we bring you behind the scenes photographs with Jo Walker and Lucy Roscoe.
Our latest 'behind the scenes' Summer Show update comes from basketmaker Lise Bech and ceramicist Andrew Adair, as they prepare work for the show.
Nancy Elizabeth Fuller makes wood-fired ceramics in rural Aberdeenshire using locally sourced wood, and employs processes and techniques she learned in Japan.
The New Easterhouse Mosaic in Glasgow has been nominated for the CoD+A Awards, which champion the importance of design collaborations in bringing creativity and beauty into the places where we live and work.
Raku is an type of pottery that originated in Japan during the 16th century and has since become popular with makers throughout the world.
Artlink have launched a new programme of work called Investigate | Create.
Craft Scotland was invited by Creative Scotland to be part of their presence at VisitScotland expo, held at the SECC Glasgow on 17 and 18 April 2013
Jo blogs about the new VAS Annual Exhibition, which she visited with Fiona last week.
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.
Slipware is a type of pottery that is decorated by splashing, dipping, trailing or painting a clay vessel with slip.
This is a guest post for Craft Scotland on a recent symposium at the Edinburgh College of Art by postgraduate students Rhona McCallum and Hazel Thorn.
After a short break, our Friday film series continues with a look at Angela Pointon.
Rebecca Wilson makes beautiful ceramic objects from her studio in Leith, Edinburgh. Rebecca is one of six makers whose work will be showcased by Craft Scotland at SOFA Chicago 2012.
Learn more about ceramicist Craig Mitchell, who creates 'three dimensional illustrations' in his Edinburgh studio.
Meet Jessamy Kelly, a Scottish craft maker who uses ceramics and glass to create unique forms.