Tag: Pottery & Ceramics

Recognizing Historical Pottery Styles

This fascinating article is by guest author Audrey Brooks, and sponsored by Emerson Creek Pottery. Emerson Creek Pottery is handcrafted in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Precise patterns used in pottery are an art form dating back thousands of years and encompassing many cultures, including Greek and Native American. The styles and patterns (like […]

New Pottery, Jewelry, and Textile Art In The Gallery

New Featured Artists & Handcrafters I am pleased to present to you the latest artists and handcrafters featured in the Cotton Ridge Create! gallery.  Please click on the links below to visit their portfolio pages on this site to find out more about them and their work! And if you would like your portfolio featured […]

Featured Blog & Giveaway @ Pixel Berry Pie Designs

Ruby Creek Oval Leaves Pendant Necklace Giveaway

A New Giveaway! Tarissa of Pixel Berry Pie Designs is hosting a giveaway for Cotton Ridge Pottery (me) this month!  The winner will receive the kiln-fired stoneware clay pendant and cord necklace pictured above.  Plus, the winner can pick out an item priced at $20 or less from my Etsy Shop (includes free shipping).  Click […]

Giveaway! $100 Jewelry Makers Prize Package + Stoneware Clay Pendant (U.S. ~ 9/30)

Big September Giveaway! This giveaway is for a Clay Jewelry Makers Prize Package worth over $100, plus a Handmade Stoneware Clay Pendant and Cord Necklace. Whether you are experienced in making jewelry or just getting started, you will enjoy this package! The tools and supplies may be used for making ceramic, polymer clay, or art […]

Tutorials Featured on Cotton Ridge Create!

Tutorials on Create

How to Make Kiln-Fired Clay Pendants & Buttons DIY Shadow Box Earring Display Rack For Craft Shows DIY Standing Necklace Display For Craft Shows How to Make Simple Stoneware Clay Candle Holders Stoneware Clay Christmas Tree Ornaments Tutorial Creative Kids: Paint Your Own Pottery DIY Personalized Shadow Boxes 5 Simple & Fun Christmas Ornaments To […]

Giveaway! The Practical Potter Book by Josie Warshaw (US ~ 9/6/12)

The Practical Potter Book

  This giveaway from Cotton Ridge Books is for The Practical Potter, a step-by-step guide by Josie Warshaw. From the Publisher: The Practical Potter brings sound knowledge of the main ceramic methods to both the novice and the practicing maker wanting to enrich and extend their approach to design and technique. Each chapter features a […]