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I am often asked how to sculpt in different types of modeling clay and how the techniques differ. Here's a rundown of my experiences.
Hi All I have a very eclectic mix of pieces, my favourites being an exceptional Kinkozan vase, a ditto Shibayama vase and 3 Inuit sculptures which possess
Antique bone china - If you are at all interested in antique bone china you need this online guide on the history of the leading firms.
Pottery identification marks page no. 4 of archive - feel free to browse or search the discussion forums where visitors from all over the world help each other solve mysterious backstamps
Value of antiques and vintage china as well as how to identify your pottery marks.
Pottery marks sometimes can seem like a frighteningly huge subject to tackle, but never fear, your online guide is here to help you through!
Antique china values are not such a difficult thing to attain nowadays. Find out more .....
I just discovered some info on a mark hitherto unknown by me, so I thought I would share with you guys There is a German maker in the Martha Buddich mould,
Hi Peter, I'm hoping that you and your amazing forum can help me ID a back stamp on my bowl. I have a star shaped mark with an S in the centre which
How old is clay art? Stone Age man developed the technology to make ceramic art - and we have been obsessed ever since.
Thanks for any help with these pieces which were given to me by a collector who, like me, is more in to English porcelain...I believe that these are European.
Marking - Two Cs intertwined, one reversed below 4 pronged crown on a white figural group Hi all I live in Luray, VA but I'm originally from the Washington,
Hi there! I picked up some cool pieces probably about 20 years ago from a local charity shop. I basically put them in the cupboard and then completely
I am so happy to have found your site and hope you can help me solve my little pottery mystery. I started collecting pottery and fine china about 20 years
I am a Canadian artist living in Düsseldorf, Germany. I make large drawings on glass. My works depict a small stage-like still life set-up in my studio.
Hi everybody, A little about myself. I am a retired Royal Navy Officer who now finds himself as a house husband and part time collector and dealer of
Hi folks - I'm hoping someone can help with the lovely, but damaged antique loving cup, which I purchased very recently, here in Mid Wales, at my local
Wedgwood bone china production is served by many of their different brands including Royal Doulton, Coalport, Rosenthal, Susie Cooper, Minton, and Tuscan.
Tuscan Tableware - All the salient points - no waffle - talking points for quick connoisseurs.
At the heart of the Staffordshire China Potteries is Longton, home to Sutherland China - a suvivor, along with sister brand, Delphine China, of a long potting history.
Find out how to sell antiques and collectibles at your local auction house. This is the old fashioned, unplugged, acoustic, real life version of ebay selling. Try it - it's fun!
The Clay Sculpting Supplies Guide To Buying Online From Master-Sculptor Peter Holland
Learn how to tackle your clay sculpt systematically, stage by stage and keep a strong mental focus
Owning A Royal Worcester Figurine is Owning a Part of History
Royal Worcester Bone China - A potted history. Talking points for quick connoisseurs. All the salient points - no waffle
Once known as the poor man's Moorcroft, Royal Stanley fetches more rarified prices
Royal Vale Bone China may not be a household name but has always been in the eye of the China Industry storm in a tea cup
Royal Grafton Fine Bone China - A firm which failed to plan and therefore planned to fail. This is the story from the great grandson of the founder
Royal Doulton Tableware - Still winning awards for technical innovations. How do they do it?
Royal Doulton Figurines - Charles Noke's Brainchild - Known the world over
Royal Doulton Bone China - A utilitarian company that was made into a great luxury English china maker
Royal Albert Bone China England - Designed the most successful pattern ever made
Rosenthal Dinnerware - what, who, when, why? The story of one of Europes best loved china makers.
You ought to know the main talking points of Ridgway Potteries Ltd. Once a name to rival Wedgwood.
Portmeirion Tableware - Who is the genius behind this visual riot?
Paragon Fine Bone China - How this off-shoot of Aynsley rose like a shooting star then fell back down to earth.
Moorcroft Vases sell more now than in the company's heyday in the 1920’s
Minton Bone China - One of the most prestigious names in bone china history. Learn what made them tick.
Is contemporary clay art pure 'fine art', or is it merely craft? Read this to find out.
Cold porcelain is an air drying clay made from a recipe of corn starch (flour) and glue. Difficult to get mix, we look at how to make it just right
In this cold porcelain DVD, expert cold porcelain artist, teacher and recipe designer Sangeeta Shah shows you how to use her recipe - 1st Hand
This handy guide to ceramic sculpture tools is written by Peter Holland a professional clay modeler in the UK china industry
China replacement tips - How to search online and which sites are the most useful.
China Patterns - Tips on how to identify your transfer print online
This is the pottery & china marks identification forum archive page 5. A free-to-access record of solved or retired queries posted by visitors.
The china chat archives for Italian and Spanish Pottery Marks
Ceramic Sculpture can go to a different level when carefully finished and finessed
Find your local ceramic sculpture courses. Use this page to research your local adult education clay sculpture workshops.
Archive of queries about the Ceramic Marks of Russia and Eastern Europe