Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
For 2013, we will bring you a monthly update from the whole team here at Craft Scotland, to keep you informed of the work we are doing to make connections and create opportunities for Scottish Craft.
Judy Scott, a third year Textile Design student from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, has been named the top new creative talent in the world at the grand final of the Society of Dyers and Colourists’ (SDC) annual International Design Competition.
The Year of Natural Scotland 2013 was officially launched in January with the help of two Shetland Ponies, who modelled Shetland knitwear
Following a competitive response to our call for a Craft Scotland Business Manager and Online Assistant in October 2012, we are delighted to now announce the appointment of these positions.
Underglaze is the process of applying any colour or decoration to the surface of a ceramic piece before it is glazed. The decoration lies under a clear or light-coloured glaze, which then forms a protective layer.
As FourFront reaches its halfway mark, we bring you a guest blog post from Ginger Carlson, Exhibitions and Events Officer at Manchester Craft and Design Centre.
Craft makers and designers from around the UK were among those honoured in the New Year's Honours List 2013, including Scottish jeweller Sheila Fleet and textile designer Joyce Young.
Turning is a form of woodworking that uses a lathe to move a piece of wood while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it.
The Modern Craft Project is a quest to identify and support today’s modern craftsmen who want to take their work, their skills and themselves further.
Our first round up of Craft Opportunities in 2013 includes two opportunities to engage with Craft Scotland, information on the upcoming HCA conference, funding opportunities for the Highlands & Islands and Fife, as well as opportunities with organisations such as Cove Park, Applied Arts Scotland, the Edinburgh International Science Festival, Visual Arts Scotland and many more.