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Glowing with creative ideas!What is Fired Arts?
Fired Arts is a bimonthly publication devoted to offering some of the most innovative.
projects and lesson plans for teachers, studio owners and artists working with.
ceramic clay, glass, metal clay and enamels.
If it can be created in a kiln, you’ll see it in Fired Arts!
What will you discover in Fired Arts?
Fired Arts offers much more than lesson plans and projects.
We have features focused on outstanding teachers and students.
Business articles are designed to help develop new fired arts programs or assist individuals in the trade of educating others.
Product reviews along with advertising by leading manufacturers and suppliers will present details about the newest products on the market.
Q&A will give needed answers to readers’ questions.
The gallery section will showcase inspiring work from artists around the world.
You’ll also find pull out posters and booklets packed with vital information.
Fired Arts is much more than just step by step projects.
What kind of support will Fired Arts offer?
Throughout the year Fired Arts will offer booklets packed with lesson plans and a variety of subject matter designed with the instructor in mind.
Additional copies of the supplement booklets will be available for teachers’ use in the classroom so students have a professional guide to follow.
Each will be complete with professional photography and well written features in terms even the novice will understand.
Colorful and informative posters are perfect to hang on the wall for reference.
The Fired Arts website will showcase additional online articles you won’t find in the magazine.
If you’re looking for tips on maintaining a kiln or basics on centering clay, you’ll find it at www.firedartsmag.com.
Fired Arts is also the official publication of the American.
Fired Arts Alliance (AFAA).
The AFAA hosts educational events (taught by some of the biggest names in the industry) around the country.
In 2008, events are planned for Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin and California.
Full details of each event along with registration information will be available in the magazine and online.
Our staff is also on the road at many national conventions and educational events demonstrating the latest techniques and newest products.
Stop by our booth and give the techniques a try.
Fired Arts is lead by artists, for artists.
When we say, “Glowing with creative ideas,” we mean it!
How do I subscribe to Fired Arts?
We’ve made it simple to subscribe to Fired Arts.
Go to www.firedartsmag.com or call (800) 331-0038, ext. 1.
A one year subscription is only $24.95.
How can I be part of Fired Arts?
Fired Arts is all about sharing ideas.
We want you to be part of it!
Would you like to carry Fired Arts in your studio?
Fired Arts is a great tool for generating more sales in your studio or classroom.
We have an attractive package for qualifying applicants who would like to sell Fired Arts to their customers.
Contact us at (800) 331-0038, ext. 111
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Have you ever come up with a good idea while working with your handmade pottery and thought that you would like to share it with others? You have? Well, why not send it to us and we will add it to the tips page for all to see.
Handmade pottery can be a very gratifying hobby that produces fun and satisfying results. For many people it's an enjoyable release that is created by working an inanimate mound of clay into a beautiful work of art that you made through your artistic abilities.
The best way of starting out is to take a few lessons from Youtube. You will probably waste quite a bit in materials when you first get started. Figuring out how to truly make handmade pottery correctly and shape into what you want it to be can be quite an ordeal. The different tools that a normal shop will have can be fun to try. You will soon see which ones you like to use the most and then when you are ready you will know which ones to buy.
With the help of the internet, you can now purchase most if not all of your ceramic and pottery tools and supplies online. We are located far from any well supplied dealers and yet working with reliable ceramic and pottery suppliers online has allowed us to recieve most of our orders within a timely manner.
When you get all set up, just enjoy the hobby and have fun at it. Some people get pretty serious and start selling their creations at craft fairs and small stores, but others just like to create items for themselves, relatives, and friends. Whichever kind of handmade pottery you desire to endeavor, enjoy the hobby and have fun doing it.
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