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Tips for Darting Wheel Thrown Forms and Pulling Handles off the Pot

Posted On April 25, 2014 1 Comment

I have not done much darting in my work, and the times that I have, haven’t really been too successful. I think it’s because I have been to wimpy with my darts. In today’s video, Suze Lindsay walks through her darting process on a gravy boat, and explains that in order to be really successful with darting, you have to get over your fears of cutting too much. Plus, she shows how she pulls a handle off the pot. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

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Drawing Inspiration with Slips, Stencils, and Sgraffito

Posted On September 6, 2013 1 Comment

Bakersville, North Carolina, is a pretty idyllic place, especially if you are a potter. Not only is there a big clay community, but there is breathtaking beauty all around from which to draw inspiration, and most of the potters I’ve met there work in studios that take advantage of those views. Suze Lindsay is one of those potters. Her studio backs up to a beautiful forest, and the critters in that forest have no doubt made their way into her pottery. In today’s post, an excerpt from her DVD Pouring Vessels: Making and Decorating Expressive Functional Pottery, Suze shows us how she decorates one of her animated bird-inspired pitchers. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

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Put Your Best Foot Forward: Suze Lindsay Shares Two Techniques for Handbuilt Feet

Posted On June 7, 2013 6 Comments

Historically, I have been more of a thrower than a handbuilder. I love handbuilt pots, but haven’t quite gotten there with my handbuilding. One thing I have struggled with is coming up with attractive feet on slabbuilt vessels and platters. But Suze Lindsay’s new DVD gave me some good ideas to play with. In today’s video, Suze shares a couple of great little techniques for added feet. Have a look! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

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How to Make a Small Simple Pitcher on the Potter’s Wheel

Posted On May 24, 2013 3 Comments

Today we are debuting another one of our DVDs that we shot on location in Bakersville, North Carolina, last summer: Pouring Vessels: Making and Decorating Expressive Functional Pottery, with Suze Lindsay. Since we were on location, in addition to the excellent technical demonstrations, Suze discusses pots from her amazing collection off contemporary functional pottery and how they influence her work. In this clip, Suze demonstrates a simple pitcher form and gives great advice on tackling various pitcher components like making spouts, and pulling handles off the pot. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

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Pouring Vessels

Posted On May 24, 2013 Comments Off

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Suze Lindsay demonstrates the art of creating pouring vessels. You’ll learn the steps necessary to throw, alter, assemble and decorate an English style jug, handleless creamer, handleless ‘bird’ pitcher, gravy boat and saucer, a large stacked pitcher and a teapot. Suze’s easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions provide details you need to create well-designed, highly functional pots.

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Suze Lindsay — Elegant Ewer

Posted On April 10, 2012 Comments Off

 In this video, Suze demonstrates her technique for creating her signature ewer using thrown and slab parts. This elegant ewer is constructed of six pieces, each requiring a range of skills from design considerations, timing, and craftmanship to the proper construction, handling and attaching of the individual parts to create a well-proportioned functional piece of art.