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Little Tree Studio Ceramics Journal

The danger of Silica Dust

Are you keeping your studio safe from Silica dust? Silica is a mineral found in many common products. Fine silica dust can penetrate deep into the lungs. Prolonged silica dust exposure can contribute to serious health complications, including COPD, emphysema, lung cancer and silicosis.

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Canberra Potters Fired Up 2024

It's happening again on Saturday, 10 August 2024. After a flaming success in 2023, Canberra Potters is excited to host its annual winter pottery festival celebrating Canberra’s ceramics community.

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Belconnen Arts Gallery Shop

In the heart of Belconnen, on the foreshore of just one of Canberra's beautiful lakes, The Belconnen Arts Gallery is a place to celebrate, undertake creative journeys, share stories, and make memories. The gallery has recently extended its visitor's shop, which proudly presents an eclectic range of handcrafted bespoke Australian artisan-made items, including work by Alexander Thatcher from Little Tree Studio. 

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ZooGong Tealight Lamps

These imagined whimsical ZooGong living houses - Tealight Lamps - are each and every one completely original and carry a tealight candle, creating a warm glow of joy, creativity and wonder. Our EOFY 'Starving Artist Sale' is now on! Yep, for a limited time only you can save 15% OFF all Little Tree Studio items using the EOFY15%OFF code at checkout! Thanks for supporting us!

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'PLACE' Exhibition

In walls of warmth, our hearts to rest.Where love and laughter are our guests.We work and play, our minds create.A sanctuary, a place that’s safe.Cherish its rooms, our home embraceOur souls to be, we find our place. ~ Alexander Thatcher, 2023 - 

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Recipe : Australian Raspberry Friands

I often refer to the handmade tableware I create as 'Ceramics for Life', and it is one of the reasons I like to photograph my work with food I create in our lovely kitchen in the heart of Canberra — a city I love dearly and call home.

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Magic Water Recipe for Pottery & Ceramics

When you are making pottery, there are often times when you need to attach one piece of clay to another. When joining two pieces of clay together, you definitely don’t want them to fall apart or develop cracks as they dry. One simple way to prevent these problems is to use Magic Water.

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