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Artist group Look Inside will be hosting a Meet Your Maker event during Aberdeen's inaugural Look Again Festival. Four makers from a variety of disciplines will give a rare, behind-the-scenes look at their craft work, teaching visitors about their inspiration, practices and profession.
Sunday 22 March will see six accomplished makers demonstrate their work at Cambo Estate in Fife. Each maker will showcase their talents and offer visitors the chance to try their hand at a wide variety of craft, including weaving, silk painting, jewellery, ceramics and feltmaking.
Fife Contemporary Art & Craft will host a Meet Your Maker event at St Andrews Museum on Sunday 07 December. The event will offer visitors the chance to look behind the scenes at the work of two practicing ceramicists from different generations, Archie McCall and Dawn Youll.
The National Museum of Scotland will host the first in a series of two Meet Your Maker events on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November 2014. Meet Your Maker is part of Craft Scotland's flagship campaign to bring makers at work to the public, and we are bringing the project to its birthplace in this event with the National Museum of Scotland.
From Friday 24 to Monday 27 October the Haining will showcase 'Haining At Home'; an exhibition of some of the Scottish Border's finest applied arts. To coincide with the exhibition, the Haining will host a Meet Your Maker event offering demonstrations of screen printing, stone carving and wooden spoon making as part this impressive event.
Visitors to Bonhoga Gallery at Weisdale Mill can get a rare behind the scenes look at the practice of ceramicist Bill Brown when Bonhoga host the first of their two Meet Your Maker events for 2014.
A ceremonial mace, designed and made by jewellery and silversmithing students from Edinburgh College of Art, is to be presented to McGill University during their graduation ceremony in Montreal, Canada.
Ceramicist and Public Artist Teena Gould represents Scotland at the prestigious Muscat Festival in Oman.
The Edinburgh Design School now offers a validated pottery course at beginner's level, consisting of four SQA certificated units.
Close-Knit is a fifty page digital book which has been published for the iPad, for those with an interest in contemporary craft, Scottish social history and the home life of a Scottish crofter in the 1800s.
Chris Donnelly and Fiona Thompson are pleased to announce the appointment of James Donald as a new director of Cyan Clayworks.
Established in 1974, the Scottish Potters Association (SPA) reaches its fortieth year in 2014, and will be celebrating with a series of events to raise awareness of their craft.
Our featured Year of Natural Scotland maker is Robin Fox, who works in mixed media and often incorporates heather, bark, rocks and driftwood in his pieces.
An Talla Solais (Visual Arts Ullapool) unveiled their Earth, Fins & Fire sculpure today.
Award winning illustrator Astrid Jaekel is to create a series of back-lit window installations for Spring Fling and the Wigtown Book Festival using the traditional medium of papercut.
Nancy Elizabeth Fuller makes wood-fired ceramics in rural Aberdeenshire using locally sourced wood, and employs processes and techniques she learned in Japan.
Our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland continues with a look at craft in the beautiful surroundings of the Falls of Clyde.
Raku is an type of pottery that originated in Japan during the 16th century and has since become popular with makers throughout the world.
Jo blogs about the new VAS Annual Exhibition, which she visited with Fiona last week.
A unique work of art by Ullapool maker Allison Weightman was unveiled at LifeScan Scotland’s Beechwood premises on 17 January 2012, following a year of planning, designing and making.