Phyllis Fiendell

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Tips for Pulling Handles Off Of Mugs

I think that handles are one of the main skills that separate the real potters from the wannabes, especially on mugs. Almost every time you see a …

Going With the Flow: Using Soft Clay and Darts to Preserve Fluidity in the Finished Form - Ceramic Arts Network

<i>If you ask potters why they work with clay, chances are you’ll hear something to the effect of “the first time I touched clay, I was hooked by its</i> …

RMIT University

How to Create Vibrant Surfaces with Layered Slips and Sgraffito

The clip below is excerpted from Handbuilding with Color and Texture, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore! When you look at Lana …

Design

Magic Box

Using Pyrometric Cones in Firing Pottery

Firing Pottery Using<br>Pyrometric Cones<p>How to Make Homemade Clay Cone Packs<p>Learn how to use pyrometric cones in firing pottery. Also learn how to make …

Chemicals

Pottery Video of the Week: Tony Clennell Demonstrates How to Pull Great Looking Handles for Pottery - Ceramic Arts Network

Handle pulling can be one of the most tedious and stressful parts of the functional pottery making process. That’s why many potters choose to …

Pottery

Painting with Fire: Recipes and Techniques for Soda Firing - Ceramic Arts Network

<i>I can get lost in the sumptuous surfaces of Gail Nichols’ soda fired work. The way she skillfully “paints” her pots through the firing process is</i> …

Recipes

Clay Times Magazine

Glazing<p>Combination Glazing Techniques<p>Perhaps one of the most enjoyable things about working with clay is the endless variety of techniques that can …

Baking

Steve Slatin's GNU BLUE cone 6

(Oxidation or Reduction)<p>Alberta Slip 75.00<br>Gerstley Borate 15.00 (original used the substitute Gillispie Borate)<br>Dolomite 5.00<br>Silica 4.00<p>Rutile …

Eggshell Glaze Recipe, Cone 6, oxidation - Ceramic Arts Network

Dessert

How To Figure Out How Much Clay You Need ....

I generally “guess” how much clay I need to make a mug, bowl, or plate. But as I’m trying to become a better potter and more productively consistent …

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

No Knead English Muffin Bread

I haven’t baked any bread in a long time, mostly because I don’t eat bread very often lately. I do love to bake, though, so when I came across this …

Baking

Is Downton Abbey Set to End After Season 6?

Is the end dawning for Lady Mary and the Earl of Grantham?<p>Just as the stars of <i>Downton Abbey</i> – Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Joanne …

TV

Try a Writing Meditation If Sitting Still Isn’t Working For You

Meditation has a ton of benefits, and you can do it lots of ways. Many practices focus on sitting still, but you can also meditate while …

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life

“Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material. If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.”<p><b>Pema Chödrön</b> (b. July 14, 1936) — a generous senior teacher in the Buddhist contemplative tradition of Shambhala, ordained Buddhist nun, and prolific author — is one of …

Lemon Blueberry Quick Bread Recipe from Barbara Bakes

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray four mini loaf pans (5 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4) with non-stick cooking spray with flour.<p>Prepare streusel topping and set …

HONEY OAT QUICK BREAD

I love having bread with dinner, but don’t always have a ton of time to make a yeast bread. I found this fantastic honey Oat Quick Bread that’s made …

Easy No-Knead Bread Dough Recipe

My mom makes fantastic bread, and I remember the moment I first asked her for the recipe. Actually, I remember her expression when I asked exactly …

Baking

Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran brings us all some figgy pudding

It's the season for peppermint-, pumpkin- and gingerbread-centric sweets, but not for Good Girl Dinette's Diep Tran, who marches to the beat of a different drummer boy. At her Highland Park restaurant, it's all about figgy pudding, the oft-overlooked and under-appreciated Dickensian delight.<p>"People …

Dessert

The World’s Largest Clairvoyance Experiment Has Begun

I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.<p>Icelanders call it <i>Berdreymin—</i>the ability to see the future in dreams. On my travels collecting dreams from around the world, clairvoyance has been one …

Daily Meditation: Spellbound

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a mystical poem by 19th century author Emily Bronte. "Spellbound" explores …

5 Minute Quick Break Meditation: A Heart Chakra, Guided Spoken Visualization

Spoon Bread from Savoring the South

My husband handed me a piece of paper and said, "Spoon bread. Is that the same as grits?"<p>Well, no. It's like the stepchild of grits and cornbread. …

MVI 0011

18 No-Knead Breads to Bake Now

Some days we’re really torn between baking up a quick or more labor-intensive loaf of homemade bread. But now we have the perfect compromise in these 18 no-knead breads. With variations ranging from pizza crust to loaves made with alternative grains to bread-meets-cake creations, your baking …

“Swedish” Meatballs {Crockpot Recipe}

<b>This recipe is YUMMY.</b> And, it accomplishes what I’d hoped because its quick, inexpensive, hearty, and provides great left-overs for D at work.<p>I …