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Please ‘like’ our new Facebook business page!


Facebook like thumbUpdate: Many thanks to those of you who have ‘liked’ my page. Your response was so terrific and FB has granted us access to the biz page SEO tools I need. Thank you!

What better time to explore than in the fall, when the cold is setting in and we heed the siren call of the Internet? Just imagine it’s spring and you are setting off on a footpath through a beautiful wood…. In the fall, we can give ourselves permission to armchair travel, with a good book, taking the road less traveled or we can enjoy having the time to surf the Internet. Yes, we can do these things, all in the comfort of our homes, with a cup of tea or coffee at our sides. In a way, it’s perfect timing, because Tuesday, Jane Street Clayworks’ new Facebook business page went live! Duplication of content will be minimized, so there will be less information overlap with blog posts. You won’t be bored and communication will become more interactive! I would really appreciate it if you would become a part of the community by clicking the ‘like’ button on our page. If you want to go directly to my Facebook business page, click the link above…that way you’ll be able to take a look at the content. If you’re in a rush, you can just click the like button on the sidebar to the right. Either way, we’d sure appreciate your effort! Thank you in advance and here’s to  exploring! If you already have ‘liked’ it, thank you so much and now let’s go have some fun! — Jan

 

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Ceramics & pottery journals & periodicals (English language )

The Leach Pottery, St. Ives, Cornwall

The Leach Pottery in St Ives was established by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada in 1920.

AMERICAN CERAMICS
http://www.amceram.org/

CERAMICS ART AND PERCEPTION & CERAMICS TECHNICAL
www.ceramicart.com.au/

CERAMICS IRELAND
www.ceramicsireland.org/

CERAMICS MONTHLY NOW
www.ceramicsmonthly.org/

CERAMICS NOW
www.ceramicsnow.org/

CERAMIC REVIEW
www.ceramicreview.com/

CLAY TIMES
www.claytimes.com/

INTERPRETING CERAMICS
www.interpretingceramics.com

THE JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN CERAMICS
australianceramics.com

THE LOG BOOK
homepage.eircom.net/~thelogbook/

POTTERY MAKING ILLUSTRATED
ceramicartsdaily.org/pottery-making-illustrated/

STUDIO POTTER
www.studiopotter.org/

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Open Directory ceramic blogs: Western to Eastern U.S.

From East to West; Go West young man; the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, the adages are many… Ancestors on my maternal grandfather’s side, people of Alsatian stock, journeyed west in a wagon train accompanied by friends of the family, leaving the territory that is now Kansas. Both the California Gold Rush and the Alaska Gold Rush made people scurry west. Then, rail lines traversed the width of the U.S., sealing the link between east to west in the United States. And so our own journey ends, as this is the last stop for ceramics blogs on the Open Directory. (To be fair, there is one more, in Spain and you can click here to see it.) Again, it’s a lovely thing to be able to see such a high concentration of ceramics blogs and I hope you enjoy perusing them… I am a little surprised that there are no blogs from the Northwest in this directory, given the abundance of potteries, studios and people who work with the medium in this neck of the woods. I don’t know what accounts for that, just as I don’t know why there were so many from North Carolina yesterday.

California

Anthony Foo

This Artist’s Life

Maine

Fine Mess Pottery

Massachusetts

Hatchville Pottery

Minnesota

Pottery Blog: Emily Murphy

Ohio

New Work

Utah

Potter’s Journal

Tara Robertson Pottery

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Open Directory ceramics blogs: Southern United States

The South has many connotations and distinctions, geographically, economically, historically, and culturally. While a number of states listed below are part of the Deep South, I am using the U.S. Census Bureau definition of ‘South.’  It can be confusing. More culturally accepted geographic divisions in the South often have nothing to do with state boundaries. For instance, I was born on the Florida Panhandle, which is part of the Deep South, as is east Texas. The reason for this is that the Panhandle continues to be influenced and populated by native Alabamans. At one time I had a thick Southern dialect, too, but it is long gone and, these days, only a smattering of Canadians detect any type of accent at all. But you didn’t come here for a geography lesson, did you? Well, I am continuing to cover ceramics blogs from the Open Directory. It feels good knowing these blogs are out there, featuring our favorite subject. Yet, in putting this page together, I was very surprised to see the wealth of blogs are from North Carolina. I do know that English, Welsh, and Scots-Irish ancestry figure strongly in people originally from this state. In addition, the Folk Arts have been kept alive in the southern states. You can still find fiddle and furniture makers, weavers, woodcarvers, and singers whose traditional repetoire can be directly traced to their English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish forebears. Africans brought their knowledge of pottery from their countries of origin. After all, it is a Universal medium. Whether the abundance of ceramists from North Carolina has anything to its traditional arts background, I don’t know, but it’s not a bad guess.

Alabama

Webb Pottery Studio

Florida

Blue Starr Gallery

Contemporary Art Porcelain

Scott’s Blog

Maryland

Pinkkiss Pottery

North Carolina

Alex Matisse; new one

Jen Mecca’s Pottery Blog

Joy Tanner Pottery

Potters Life

Ron Philbeck Pottery

Sawdust & Dirt

Stray Dog Pottery

Tom Gray – Seagrove, NC

Texas

Support Your Local Potter

Virginia

Dan Finnegan – Studio Pottery

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