Clay Times Back Issues Vol. 16 Issue 89 - Winter 2010 - Page 6

departments columns 9 YOUR WORDS 17 AS FAR AS I KNOW An inspired reader offers artistic encouragement ... “Particle Size Matters” by Pete Pinnell 11 WHAT’S HOT 21 BENEATH THE SURFACE Clay world news, events, and calls for entries “The Potter’s Open House” by Lana Wilson 13 GREAT GLAZES 23 TEACHING TECHNIQUES An in-depth look at Pete’s Strontim Matte for cone 10 reduction “Making A Circular Tray” by Bill van Gilder 31 KILNS & FIRING 34 THE GALLERY “Kiln Chimneys: What’s the Purpose?” by Marc Ward A selection of unique works by CT readers 42 SLURRY BUCKET 37 BOOKS & VIDEOS Studio-tested tips to save you time and money “21st Century Kilns” review by Steven Branfman 45 POTTERY CLASSES 39 TOOL TIMES Where you can learn claywork in your community “Roll On” by Vince Pitelka 48 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE 49 AROUND THE FIREBOX Goods and services offered especially for clay artists 50 ADVERTISER INDEX A quick reference to find your favorite ceramics suppliers in this issue (be sure to tell them you found them in Clay Times!) 6 Volume 16 • Issue 89 ® contents TIMES Clay WINTER 2010/11 At top: This brayer kit by Speedball Art Products is one of several slab rolling tools recommended by Vince Pitelka in his column on page 39. Bottom: The studio open house is a successful means of revenue for many potters. Turn to Lana Wilson’s column on page 21. “Take Pains and Pleasures in Constantly Copying” by David Hendley