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Summer Camp 2017

Summer heat is in full swing in South Florida! If you need to cool off, we got plenty of mud at MIY ceramics, so come and throw some around with us. We are trying a new format of keeping in contact with each of you and we hope you will enjoy it! In the upcoming […]

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Spirit Horse in Glass

Francis carved this horse out of clay and made a relief mold.  The mold was bisque fired and then sprayed with  boron nitride as a mold release.  She’s tried to do this 2 times unsuccessfully but it seems that the bond nitride is the trick to making the glass release beautifully. She used fine frit […]

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Bone Marrow Glaze from Fetish Ghost

One of the potters in our studio turn us to on another potters blog about glazes. He uses a glaze he calls amber over a glossy clear white liner glaze (recipe from Mastering Cone 6 glazes). We mixed this combo up and voila, a new instantly awesome glaze. I will be posting a picture soon. […]

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Clay Texture in Pots and Wheel throwing Videos

Texture on clay pots can come in many forms.  I have listed some examples as well as posted pictures from blogs of different potters. These are pictures from Joy Tanners blog.  She carves into leather hard clay to make beautiful assymetrical patters.  She fills in different patterns with engobes and then soda fires her clay […]

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Vitrigraph

Vitrigraph comes from the the terms vitri meaning glass and graph meaning to write.  So a vitrigraph kiln is a kiln that that you could write with glass or pull glass.  You fill up a container with glass and heat it up in the kiln.  Once the kiln and glass get hot enough (about 1800) […]

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Raku Re-Oxidation

    Reduction is the process of reducing the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere.  The flaming hot pieces of pottery are taken out of the kiln and put into a container that can be sealed.  The container may contain combustible materials that will catch fire when the pottery comes in contact with them.  The […]

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Do you RAKU?

Set fire to your ceramic pots at our studio. October 27 we will be hosting a Raku firing with our new and improved Raku kiln. Bring some bisque pieces for firings, soon goodies to eat and share and use the studio glazes to prepare your pieces. We will be firing 2 -3 different cycles depending […]

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NEW! Mosaics for Beginners

Join us every other Thursday night from 6:30-9pm for a Mosaics class. If you have already taken the class and just want to share in the group atmosphere or want some guidance, bring your own base and supplies and use our adhesives or grout, day rate charges of $20 apply. Sign up for the next […]

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CERAMICS Camp! Hosted by Mayco Products

Mayco Ceramics Camp 2 Full days and 8 Exciting New Techniques! Ceramic Camp features great Mayco products and the newest techniques! In order from left to right… Introducing the stoneware mug with cone 06 & cone 6 glaze combinations. Peacock feathers tray for an innovative way create a glaze resist. Specialty Accents used in a […]

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