Tag Archives: Ceramic Tiles

Making artisan tile molds from clay

Today, I wandered over to the arts centre after an appointment downtown. I wanted to pick up a mold I’d made. It turned out well and I’ve added it to my collection and now have four. For some reason, they … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Articles and Interviews, Featured Artists, How-to-do-it, My Work, Video/Photos/Slide Show | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Smithsonian Oral History Interview: Michael Cohen

Oral history interview with Michael Cohen, 2001 August 11 Cohen, Michael, b. 1936 An interview of Michael Cohen conducted 2001 August 11, by Gerry Williams, for the Archives of American Art’s Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Articles and Interviews, Featured Artists, Resources | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mishima Inlay Using Ceramic Underglazes

Mishima inlay is very attractive to me and I want to do more of it. This form of inlay does require a painstaking process using colored slips. First, I had to remove clay from the areas I wanted to inlay, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Open Studio Report

It felt like I got a lot done at the studio yesterday. I brought home three things: Navajo Red bowl, bottom left unglazed, inside and rim glazed with Red Chrome. This glaze interacts with the iron in red clay, causing … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Articles and Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

DIY Heated Bathroom Floor with Ceramic Tiles

The first time I experienced heated floors was in the mid-1980s, at the childhood home of my friend Meg. We lived in a city where winters got quite cold and it was sheer heaven to stand in their kitchen in … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Truly Beautiful Craftsman Artisan Tiles

Terra Firma, Ltd Handmade Stoneware Tiles made by a family owned business. Tiles can be found in showrooms in Canada and the U.S. Lewellen Studio Handmade tiles designed and created by Norm Lewellen, of Bellingham, Washington. Cone 5 porcelain. Wholesale … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Featured Artists, Home and Garden, Video/Photos/Slide Show | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Green Man Tile

When I began working in clay at the city art centre, one of the first projects I made was a tile based on the Green Man motif. I’d cast my face for a previous project, so used that mold. Our … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Articles and Interviews, My Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment