©2013 P'Clay® and P'Slip® / US Patent Number 5,726,111. Because there are variables beyond my control (selections clays, papers, water, mixing errors and etc) always pre test samples and use at your own risk.
Oct 10, 7- 8 pm, Author Reading, Discussion, Seattle
Imagination, Innovation and Vision. Connect to the spirit of contemporary art practice. The hands on creation process with clay connects time, space and culture like no other.
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Books available now.
The New Ceramics:
Every stage of making offers a chance to extend imagination and expressive freedom farther than ever possible with traditional clay.
A giant Thank You to over 300 artists listed here from over 40 countries now who directly participated and contributed images, recipes, comments, encouragement to the new book above. Thousands more have been part of developments and indirect support of the teaching. If Readers find errata, name spelling, or missing part- please email me know so I can note it.) Link to List of Book Errata
The overflow of information that didnt fit in this book will be part of the next picture book projects. Link to learn about these
160 pp all color plates. USA/Canada LInk to Order from University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia USA: $28.95 ISBN 978-0-8122-2241-8 >>>>http://www.upenn.edu/pennpress/book/15016.html
UK/Australia/World LInk to Order from Bloomsbury Publishers
ISBN 978-1-4081-3120-6: UK: £19.99 AUS: $29.95 >>>>>http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/paperclay-9781408131206/
June 2013: I successfully defended my Ph.D dissertation/thesis based on published and exhibited works "Innovation in Ceramic Paperclay" at University of Sunderland Department of Ceramics and Glass, UK. This document is in final stage of edit and polish before it will come online. It surveys developments before and after my 40 years of art practice and research, patent, and published work for artists, scholars, researchers, engineers, etc.
April 2013: Dallas, Texas, I presented hands on design for village handbuilt paperclay water filter design at SMU Southern Methodist University, Dallas Engineering and Humanity Week April 6-11, 2013. I am expeciallly grateful for assistance by Laura Seipp, Allison Michelle Leopold, SMU Ceramics,Malcom Morris and Millenium Water Alliance,Jessie Zarazaga and all at the Hunt Institute of Engineering and Humanity who faciliated the project.
Water: Ripple EffectsThe Water Tap: A Water Distribution Camp - SMU
Published in Ceramics Art and Perception: Technical : Journal: May 2012, Fall I 2011 and May 2011. Series of Three Parts: feature Excerpts From Report. link to abstract and detail of report The Potential of Paperclay for Ceramic Water Filtration in Developing Regions: An Artist's View .
Just added kids project page- Teachers who might like to offer a chance for youth to start help and designing water filters <<<see more for teachers