Lewis on sat 20 may 00
Here's some information about a new newsletter produced by Coll
Minogue & Robert Sanderson, two fine potters from Scotland. They are
working hard to further the community of woodfirers around the world.
They recently published an excellent book titled Woodfired Ceramics;
anyone involved or interested in firing with wood will appreciate
this book. The only connection I have with these enterprises is my
continued admiration what they've accomplished.
I quote from their ad:
The Log Book--The International Newsletter for Woodfirers and those
interested in Woodfired Ceramics
Keep the momentum going - subscribe now
500 friends needed
Editors: Coll Minogue & Robert Sanderson
In much the same way that "world roots music" has developed a rhythm
and beat - interpreting traditional sounds through contemporary
culture - so the making and woodfiring of ceramics, inspired by a
historical and traditional aesthetic, has gained recognition as a
form of creative expression in recent times. We intend The Log Book
to be a forum for the discussion of the many diverse aspects which
contemporary woodfiring has come to represent.
-Articles by woodfirers - what they want to achieve in their work,
why they woodfire.
-Articles on clays, slips, glazes, wood, wadding, stacking, kilns.
-Listings of woodfire workshops, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, etc.
-Articles on woodfiring in traditional potteries.
-A kiln plan in most issues - either of a traditional style of kiln,
or one used by a contemporary potter.
-Reports of ceramic work centres which have woodfire
facilities-including details of the kilns available.
-News of, and reports about, specialist woodfire events worldwide.
-Features on woodfired pottery from different countries.
-Articles on specific periods in the history of woodfiring.
-Reports on woodfiring in education-featuring colleges worldwide
which offer woodfire facilities.
-And much more.
The Log Book will be a quarterly newsletter, with the first issue
published in Feb. 2000. subscribe now by completing the subscription
form below, and returning it together with your cheque to:
Coll Minogue & Robert Sanderson - Editors, The Log Book, Cowden
Cottage, Abercairny, Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3QZ, Scotland, UK
Subscription rates: To addresses within the UK: 10 pounds;
International - including air-postage: US 20 dollars, AU 30 dollars,
or GB 12 pounds
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