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  1. POTTERS COUNCIL CONFERENCE

     

    ALTERED CERAMICS

    September 14-16, 2012

    San Diego, California

    Presented by Potters Council

    Hosted by

    Jackpots Pottery

    Discover exciting new techniques?

    Altering your style in a comparatively small but significant way can bring new energy and excitement to your work. This conference allows you to learn from multiple artists that are both throwers and handbuilders. Each artist will be demonstrating many ways to alter the form and surface that will have you ready to get back to the studio to try out new ideas. Each of these talented and engaging artists are ready to share their techniques and ideas with you over a two day conference. This conference is open to artists at all levels: from enthusiastic amateur, to the teacher, and for the professional. No matter what level you are, if you’re open to learning and connecting with other ceramic artists then this is the conference for YOU!

     

    Featured Presenters:

    Natalie Blake, Israel Davis, Marty Fielding, Martha Grover, Dennis Meiners, and Amy Sanders

     

     

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  2. Place for Attendees to Communicate Before, During, and After the Event.

    Looking to carpool with other attendees, make dinner plans in advance or you just want to have discussion with attendees or presenters

     

    POTTERS COUNCIL CONFERENCE

     

     

     

     

    ALTERED CERAMICS

    September 14-16, 2012

    San Diego, California

    Presented by Potters Council

     

     

     

    Hosted by

    Jackpots Pottery

     

     

     

     

     

    Learn more: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/potters-council/altered-ceramics

     

    Discover exciting new techniques?

    Altering your style in a comparatively small but significant way can bring new energy and excitement to your work. This conference allows you to learn from multiple artists that are both throwers and handbuilders. Each artist will be demonstrating many ways to alter the form and surface that will have you ready to get back to the studio to try out new ideas. Each of these talented and engaging artists are ready to share their techniques and ideas with you over a two day conference. This conference is open to artists at all levels: from enthusiastic amateur, to the teacher, and for the professional. No matter what level you are, if you’re open to learning and connecting with other ceramic artists then this is the conference for YOU!

     

    Featured Presenters:

    Natalie Blake, Israel Davis, Marty Fielding, Martha Grover, Dennis Meiners, and Amy Sanders

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  3. Hi Carolyn, unfortunately, living in Switzerland, I haven't attended a NCECA until now. Maybe in the future? I have a question though: just clicked on the link in your message for the pics of the winners of the contest "Chromatic Edge". It says "Access error" because only members may see the pics. Well, I'am a member alright and I signed in. It says "hello Evelyne etc." but at the same time it says the link is only for members of PC. Is that maybe because of the new design of the site? Btw: change to the good - congrats!

    Greetings from Switzerland

    Evelyne

     

     

    Eveylyn - Just back in the office from NCECA and vacation... I sent you an email message offline. I look forward to hearing from you.

     

    And how was your first NCECA???


  4. I am here in the office finishing up a few things before heading out to Seattle, Washington for 2012 NCECA. I was thinking about what a great city Seattle is... about all the great work I am going to see... and all the amazing people that will be there. It also had me thinking back to past NCECA's and what things I liked about each of the NCECA's I have attended. Each conference has it's own special memory.

     

    What about you? Which NCECA was your favorite and why?

     

    Post some pictures if you have them. Here is one of me with Clay whale.

     

    If you're attending NCECA please be sure to visit with me in the Potters Council booth and see the amazing member exhibition The Chromatic Edge: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/potters-council-members/announcing-winners-of-2012-potters-council-juried-show/

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  5. Potters Council organization includes artists at many different levels of expertise, ranging from student, to recreational, to professional ceramic artist. This wide range of expertise will provide a great mix of mentors and mentees.

     

    We have many mentees looking for someone like YOU! This member needs help in the following areas, note you can mentor just one area:

     

     

    • Business Skills: Sales 101, How to Begin, Retail, Business Plans, Marketing Plans
    • Photographing Work
    • Form and Aesthetics

    If you are interested in becoming a mentor for Member #816, please fill out a mentoring application here: http://www.surveymon...ntorapplication . Please be sure to note the Member number so we can connect you to the mentee. #816.

     

    To read more about the mentoring program: http://ceramicartsda...toring-program/

     

    Benefits of Becoming a Mentor

    • Gain personal satisfaction from enriching the emerging artists’, students’, or established artists’ current artistic needs.
    • Give back to the ceramic community through the development of our peers, emerging artists, students, and ceramic professionals for the future by personally and professionally supporting their growth.
    • Enhance coaching, feedback and existing skills.
    • Exposure to new and different styles, knowledge, and perspectives.
    • Receive a nomination from your Mentee for a Mentor Award.
    • Potters Council recognition.

     

     

    Do you have knowledge and expertise to share with others? Are you ready to give back to the ceramic community as a mentor? You can get started by reviewing the Mentoring Guidelines and completing the online Mentor Application.


  6. Place for Attendees to Communicate Before, During, and After the Event.

    Looking to carpool with other attendees, make dinner plans in advance or you just want to have discussion with attendees or presenters

    HANDBUILDING II

    February 3-5, 2012

    San Diego, California

    Hosted by Get Centered Clay and Jackson Gray

    Featured Artists: Hayne Bayless, Joseph Pintz, Sandi Pierantozzi and Amy Sanders

     

    http://ceramicartsdaily.org/potters-council/handbuilding-ii/

     

    Creative, Knowledgeable, Talented, and Engaging

    Creative, knowledgeable, talented and engaging describe these experienced presenters participating in the Handbuilding II conference. This not-to-be-missed conference brings together a diverse group of ceramic artists to demonstrate, share, and answer any question you may have on handbuilding and the techniques they use. This conference will help you build upon existing skills and learn new techniques that you can apply to your own studio work. Register today for your chance to learn from Hayne Bayless, Joseph Pintz, Sandi Pierantozzi and Amy Sanders.


  7. One of the benefits of being a member of Potters Council is the Mentoring Program. Whether you are looking for a mentor or you would like to be one. If you are not familiar with this program, please check out the link: http://ceramicartsda...toring-program/

     

    Potters Council organization includes artists at many different levels of expertise, ranging from student, to recreational, to professional ceramic artist. This wide range of expertise will provide a great mix of mentors and mentees.

     

    Benefits of Becoming a Mentor

     

     

    • Gain personal satisfaction from enriching the emerging artists’, students’, or established artists’ current artistic needs.
    • Give back to the ceramic community through the development of our peers, emerging artists, students, and ceramic professionals for the future by personally and professionally supporting their growth.
    • Enhance coaching, feedback and existing skills.
    • Exposure to new and different styles, knowledge, and perspectives.
    • Receive a nomination from your Mentee for a Mentor Award.
    • Potters Council recognition.

     

     

    Do you have knowledge and expertise to share with others? Are you ready to give back to the ceramic community as a mentor? You can get started by reviewing the Mentoring Guidelines and completing the online <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/potterscouncilmentorapplication" target="_blank">Mentor Application.

     

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    Below are artist who are in need of mentor - take a few minutes to see if you can help give back to the ceramic community...

     

    Mentee #812 | Are you a good challenger? Fellow artist needs you!

     

    Please consider helping a fellow potter in AK.

     

    She is a thrower, hand builder, into sculpture, tile making, architectural ceramics and more. Her idea is to transition from functional to art pieces. Also interested in mold making, tiles, and learning to throw. If you can guide her, provide feedback on business, forms and aesthetics, undergrad and graduate submissions, please consider joining an altruistic crew of Mentors. She hopes for a 3-6 month Mentoring Relationship, but is open to smaller time frames, if necessary.

     

    And if you have a great sense of humor, extra plus, plus, plus!

     

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    Mentee #803 | Atlanta Hand Builder needs help with techniques & art focus

     

    please consider helping this Atlanta, GA artist. She is struggling with the decision between art and function, prefers hand building, and enjoys adding in social commentary. She hopes to learn shortcuts and techniques and is very open to instruction and tips. This is a short-term Mentoring arrangement (less than 3 months).

     

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    Mentee #804 | NC Potter With The Fever, Needs Mentoring Help

     

    Please consider helping Mentee #804, a Neil Patterson-ish & Steven Hill-ish artist.

     

    She is looking for help in learning new skills and techniques in clay (forming, finishing, and firing). Sculptor. She is in a new studio co-op. As an artist, she is trying to develop her own style and experimenting with wheel-thrown altered shapes...(hmmmm...sounds like a technique by clay master, Neil Patterson Website for Neil Patterson). She also requested help with spraying and dipping glazes....(hmmmm....sounds like a few Steven Hill skills needed Steven Hill's website).

     

     

    This is a short-term placement (less than 3 months). She has a big studio opening in the next two months, so I imagine she wants to review ideas soon to help her move forward.


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    POTTERS COUNCIL CONFERENCE

     

     

     

     

     

     

    HANDBUILDING II

    February 3-5, 2012

    San Diego, California

    Hosted by Get Centered Clay and Jackson Gray

     

     

     

     

     

     

    For more information, visit:

    http://ceramicartsda...andbuilding-ii/

     

     

     

    Creative, Knowledgeable, Talented, and Engaging

    Creative, knowledgeable, talented and engaging describe these experienced presenters participating in the Handbuilding II conference. This not-to-be-missed conference brings together a diverse group of ceramic artists to demonstrate, share, and answer any question you may have on handbuilding and the techniques they use. This conference will help you build upon existing skills and learn new techniques that you can apply to your own studio work. Register today for your chance to learn from Hayne Bayless, Joseph Pintz, Sandi Pierantozzi and Amy Sanders.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mark Your Calendar and Register Today!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Save $75 and Register by November 20, 2011

     

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    Featured Presenters:

     

    Hayne Bayless, Joseph Pintz, Sandi Pierantozzi and Amy Sanders

     

    Attendees will learn how to. . .

     

     

    • Make full use of the extruder and make custom extruder dies
    • Cut stencils from Tyvek
    • Use liquid latex resist with a deer-tail brush
    • Decorate with colored slip inlay
    • Work with stretched slabs
    • Make tools out of common materials and how to modify existing tools to suit a specific need
    • Handbuild functional pots that have good form and function
    • Use circular and rectangular templates, and the method of making various parts fit together.
    • Use alternate ways of treating the bottom of a pot with regard to added feet or foot rings, as well as various types of handles made from slabs and coils.
    • Focus on soft slab construction while considering how stamped patterns and clay appliques enhance the surface
    • Create pieces by pinching, folding and draping thin slabs over bisqued clay molds.
    • Use simple paper templates
    • And much more!

    Register and read more... http://ceramicartsda...andbuilding-ii/

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  9. Place for Attendees to Communicate Before, During, and After the Event.

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    FUNCTIONAL CERAMICS + BEYOND

    September 23-25, 2011

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hosted by AMACO/brent

    Featured Artists: Jason Burnett, Tom Lucas, Brooke Noble, Nan Rothwell, McKenzie Smith and AMACO Technical and Professional Ceramic Artist Staff

     

    http://ceramicartsdaily.org/potters-council/functional-ceramics-beyond/

    Functional is Beautiful

    Making functional pots is challenging, inspiring and satisfying. Where else can you enjoy something from the moment you start to make it, and each time you use it? Whether you’re serving cool drinks from a pitcher, soup in a bowl or fruit on a platter, functional pieces complement your food and reveal your sense of style. Each of our presenters have developed their own functional style–some steeped in tradition and others going a step beyond. No matter how simple or utilitarian, this conference takes you past the every day function of a piece by paying tribute to the elegant union between surface and form.


  10. Since I am an early bird at work, I for sure need my coffee to keep me going. Jackson Gray made me a special mug celebrating Potters Council 10th Birthday... I have been using it everyday. See attached pics. She made it in my favorite colors - Scarlet and Gray (for my favorite team). Again Thanks Jackson for making me such a beautiful mug.

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  11. Potters Council Question of the Week | #4 - How many days a week do you work in the Studio?

     

    To see the results of the question, you must be a registered user and answer the question.

     

    Hard to believe that we are already on week 4. This has been so much fun. I have really enjoyed reading everyone's answers. Last week opened my eyes to some different artists, and I hope it did the same for you...

     

    Potters Council mission to meet the needs of studio potters and ceramic artists by providing a place for knowledge exchange... the Question of the Week is to promote the exchange of information--sometimes serious and sometimes just for fun. We thought doing a poll would be great way to see how often everyone can get into the studio...

     

    If you missed the previous weeks questions here they are:

     

     

     

    New to the Forum? Here are some instructions for you.

    If you have not been on the Potters Council forum, no worries. You can register today for FREE. Already a registered user go here to sign in.

     

    New users to the forum check out the links below for help:

     

     

    I hope you have as much fun answering the questions, as the Potters Council Board had putting the list together. We are also accepting additional questions of the week. Send your question to cdorr@ceramics.org.


  12. In regards to the gallery, when uploading photos you can make them private (not public for all) so you can send via direct message etc.

     

    And Chris is correct in the Reputation/Rating... if you feel a particular person posts good answer you can rate the post or you can go into their personal profile and give them rating using the "Stars".

     

    Let me know if you have any other questions...

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