At IUS Ceramics we believe in the pursuit of awesomeness. We are occasionally "audacious", sometimes striving to build an empire, but of course .. we always aim to BE. And to DO.

IUS Ceramics Manual

Read the full IUS Ceramics Manual here. It has recipes, directions on how to fire kilns, how to safely operate the tools and equipment in the studio, and tons more!

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Post-Baccalaureate Opportunity

Do you have an undergraduate degree, but need an opportunity to build your portfolio for grad school? If so, check out the IUS Ceramics Post-Baccalaureate Opportunity here!

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Need some inspiration? This page is full of awesome links to amazing videos we've found on the interwebs. Go on, spend a few hours watching all these epic finds!

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Elizabeth Gilbert Ted Talk

Here’s the Ted Talk video we watched in class today – Elizabeth Gilbert’s lecture on cultivating your “genius in the wall” … So, with this project, ask yourself, “What is the prompt my genius in the wall is giving me?”  


Time to make some lids everyone!  I’ll walk you through all the ins and outs of lid making, but you’ll notice one thing for sure .. just like everything else in ceramics, lids take practice, lots of practice. Here’s a really nice video on making lids by Adam Field.  Check it out and let me

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Some of you were asking about decals the other day.  We talked about it in class a bit, but I just thought I’d add the links to those companies we talked about.  Here’s Little Chair Printing .. And here’s In Plain Sight Art .. That’s it for now. See you in

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1 Second Everyday!

Hi Everyone – Some of you were wondering about that project I talked about in class the other day called 1 Second Everyday.  Here’s the short promo video on the project .. You can find out more about Cesar Kuriyama, the guy who developed this idea, here:  Find it on the iTunes store here

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Welcome to CERAMICS!!!

OMG. I know what you’re thinking .. “Ceramics class is going to be amazing.” You’re right! It’s going to be a lot of hard work and there may be a few mishaps along the way – after all, there are NO guarantees in ceramics.  But, if we work to learn something EACH and EVERY day,

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IUS Ceramics on Facebook?!

Did you know that IUS Ceramics has a Facebook page?!  It does. And you should go check it out.  And while you’re there you should “like” it.  Yes, you should. It’s at While you’re there, you’ll notice there are lots of updates, images, and cool stuff, so take your time and peruse at your leisure!

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Welcome to CERAMICS!! This semester is going to be soooo awesome, we’re not going to know what to do with ourselves.  There’s a lot of work to do and much to be done, but I hope you’ll agree that its great to be a part of a studio of artists.  There’s so much to learn,

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