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Sedona Artist Market

2081 W. Hwy 89A, Suite 11, Sedona, AZ 86336

928-282-2153

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Open 7 days a week 10-5 pm

Ceramics

January 19, 2019

 

The category of ceramics is vast, encompassing materials like sculpture, artware, tableware, figurines, and tiles.

 

 

 

                                                           (Sonia Luedke)

 

Working with ceramics has an advantage over steel: it is harder and stiffer; more heat- and corrosion-resistant, and less dense. Ceramic materials are plentiful and inexpensive.

 

 

                                                 (Charlie Anderson)

 

Ceramics are considered fine art, as pottery or sculpture, and can be decorative, industrial, or applied art objects. Ceramics may also be considered artefacts in archaeology.

 

 

                                                         (Cyndi Koopsen)

 

Ceramics are made by shaping water, earthen powders, and clay into forms, which are then fired at high temperatures. 

 

 

                                                           (Donna Ross)

 

The clay sculpting art form of ceramics dates back to ancient times and is even more popular today than ever. Traditional pottery is made by forming bowls, plates, cups, and other vessels from terra cotta, stoneware, or other clay either on a wheel or by hand. The clay is then allowed to air dry before being fired in a kiln.

 

 

 

                                                              (Karen Deal)

 

There is no difference between pottery and ceramics. Both employ the same 4-step process of (1) forming, (2) firing, (3) glazing/decorating, and (4) refiring.

 

 

                                                            (Paige Lock)

 

 

Glazes are the most often used form of pottery decoration. They come in just about every color and texture imaginable.

 

 

                                                             (Brian Walter)

 

Watch our Creative Manager, Sonia Luedke, demonstrate her process here:

 

https://vimeo.com/312287370

 

Visit all our ceramicists and other artists at the Sedona Artist Market, 10-5, seven days a week.

 

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