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Sculptural light and shade
- Dominique Corlett

Cover star Justine Allison creates paper-thin porcelain pieces inspired by urban architecture. Dominique Corlett visits her studio in Wales to find out more

Resounding success
- Brigette Manion

Brigette Manion visits artist Serena Korda's show at The Hepworth Wakefield, which responds to – and resonates with – their permanent collection of pots

Potters on pots
- Ben Brierley

Ceramic artist Ben Brierley discusses how a winged pot by Colin Pearson housed in the V&A's collection transformed his perspective on making in clay

Violence and beauty
- Sue Herdman

Sue Herdman visits the rising South African artist Lucinda Mudge, who creates mischievous ceramic art that draws on society's darker sides

Pots as art: still a cultural shock?
- Nigel Atkins

Ahead of a group exhibition at the Galerie du Don in France, Nigel Atkins considers the examples of functional pots classed as fine art on show

A collector's life and legacy
- Colin Martin

As Kettle's Yard reopens, Colin Martin explores the Cambridge home-turned-gallery of Jim and Helen Ede, which features a wide variety of ceramics

Auction eye
- Michael Jeffery

Michael Jeffery of Woolley & Wallis auctioneers considers the work and auction results of Victorian art pottery pioneers the Martin Brothers

Ode on an East Anglian urn
- Andre Hess

Potter Stephen Parry has been making wood-fired pots for over 40 years. André Hess visits Stephen's studio in Norfolk to learn more about his work

Ceramic summer schools

We explore the variety of courses available for aspiring potters seeking a creative way to spend their summer, whether in the UK or further afield

Ask the experts
- John and Jude Jelfs

Jude and John Jelfs answer a reader's question on how to price both functional and sculptural work when first starting out as a ceramist

Emerging maker:
One to watch
- Kelly Austin

We discover Canadian ceramic artist Kelly Austin's still life compositions of functional and sculptural forms, which developed after moving to Australia

- Stephen Murfitt

Potter Stephen Murfitt takes us step-by-step through the processes behind his handbuilt raku-fired vessels, featuring metallic surfaces

Clays and glazes:
Glaze recipe
- Chris Keenan

Potter Chris Keenan shares the glaze techniques and recipe behind the glossy tenmoku glaze he uses on his Limoges porcelain pots

CPA 60th celebration

As part of the Craft Potters Association's anniversary year, we put renowned potter, educator and author Michael Casson in the spotlight