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Narrative: From Plan to Technique

On January 4, 2015 Read Comments (0)

Join us in San Diego, California, with artists David Cuzick, Tammy Marinuzzi, Kip O’Krongly, and Theo Uliano in this two day ceramic event, Narrative: From Plan to Technique. Hosted by Jackpots Pottery, each artist will explain and demonstrate their own approach to clay, and how each listens to their own artistic voice to create new forms. With each artist will come a variety of techniques to help each attendee have a new way to approach clay in their own studio. To learn more about each part of the event, click the boxes below or scroll for more information.

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Darted & Decorated: Techniques for Enhancing Form and Surface

On December 30, 2014 Read Comments (0)

In this video, Jennifer Allen demonstrates her primary method of altering clay forms by demonstrating her single-pointed and double-pointed darting techniques on thrown pieces. For each project, she also shares her decorating techniques all the way through her glazing process.

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Glazing Techniques

On December 15, 2014 Read Comments (0)

In Glazing Techniques you’ll discover how dozens of talented artists approach glazing using a variety of techniques, materials and firing ranges to achieve stunning surfaces that are sure to inspire your work. This book provides step-by-step details on materials, preparing your work, resists, layering, lusters, underglazes, majolica, china paint, stencils, spraying, pouring, and more.

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The Graphic Pot: Handbuilding & Surface Techniques

On November 20, 2014 Read Comments (0)


In this new video, Jason Bige Burnett shares his techniques for creating colorful, handbuilt pots with a graphic punch! Combining his background in printmaking and graphic design with his love of clay, Jason begins with an in-depth introduction to screen printing – from how to mix emulsion, to burning a screen in an easy-to-assemble exposure unit at home. Next, he details how to make ordinary ceramic underglazes and engobes suitable for screen printing and then shares his process for screening them onto newsprint for transferring later to clay work. He then demonstrates how he makes a number of handbuilt forms and tops it all off with an explanation of additional decorative techniques he uses in the glazing and post firing process.

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