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Ceramics Decorating Video: Decorating Pottery with Colored Slips

Posted On July 13, 2012 20 Comments

Mitch Lyons returns today with an excerpt from his full-length DVD Handbuilding with Mitch Lyons. In it, he shares some great ideas for decorating pottery with colored slips.

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Handbuilding with Mitch Lyons

Posted On May 25, 2011 Comments Off on Handbuilding with Mitch Lyons

If you’re looking for a few great, creative techniques offering loads of potential, look no further. Mitch Lyons, a skilled potter for more than 40 years, presents an expertly produced two-part program where he shares some of his unique handbuilding and decorating techniques.

In today's video, Mitch Lyons demonstrates how to make a chalice out of a cylinder he makes through the broomstock method.

How to Make a Chalice With Inlaid Decoration Using the Broomstick Method of Handbuilding

Posted On October 8, 2010 28 Comments

There are many ways to make goblets or chalices out of clay, but I especially loved the simplicity of a method that Mitch Lyons demonstrated at a recent Potters Council conference. I liked it so much that I got it on film and I am going to share it with you today! Mitch also demonstrates his method of inlaying colored clay decoration in the video.