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 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.
Hand building is the earliest method of forming clay into shapes and objects.
Enamel is often applied to jewellery, but can also be found on glass, ceramics and other decorative objects.
Our craft film of the week features ceramicist Julia Smith.
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.
This week we feature ‘Colour in Clay: A Technicolor study of English pottery’ from the British Council.
Bisque (sometimes known as "biscuit") ceramics have been fired but not glazed.
Cyan Clayworks is a newly established ceramic studio and teaching facility based in Edinburgh, setup by resident makers Fiona Thompson and Chris Donnelly.
One of my ports of call while I was on my Baltimore research tour was a trip to the Baltimore Clayworks.
This week we feature a film about Isle of Wight based artist Sue Paraskeva.
Seven diverse craft makers from around Scotland have been awarded prizes in the 2012 craft&design Selected Awards.
A group of final year students of Three Dimensional Design at Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, are using a crowdfunding platform to raise funds for a trip to New Designers, London.