FieldingAlteredPitcherMarty loves throwing but enjoys handbuilding even more. To satisfy both loves, his thrown forms are just the starting point as he demonstrates his step-by-step process for creating a thrown and altered pitcher. If you’re interested in finding out how to create a pitcher that works as both a functional piece and a work of art, this video provides you with everything you need from beginning to end. Marty’s careful attention to detail and form as well as his success in creating thrown and altered pieces combine to provide a truly instructive video that guarantees your own success.


Run time: 44 minutes.


Purchase the Video Download $9.95


View Cart | Check Out


Marty’s Altered Pitcher video is also featured on the
Getting Creative with Spouts and Handles

DVD ($39.95) and download ($34.95) which includes videos by
Suze Lindsay, Mike Jabbur and Lorna Meaden.
View a clip

Having trouble watching the video?

Please see our Video FAQ to troubleshoot.

Purchased downloads are available to download for three days. Video files are compatible with Quicktime Player, Windows Media Player, and most other current video players. They are delivered as zip files containing the video files, and they require a broadband Internet connection to download (at 4 Mbps, this file can take 30–45 minutes to download.). Do not attempt with a dial-up connection. Questions? Check out our FAQ.

Spouts_FieldingSkills you’ll pick up from watching Marty’s Altered Pitcher video:

How to throw a bottomless cylinder

  • How to square a cylinder
  • How to cut darts and alter a form
  • How to add a slab bottom with coil reinforcements
  • How to create and add a 2-part covered slab spout
  • How to make an elegant handle from a coil
  • Plus, explanations of every technique along with many tips


Purchase the Video Download $9.95


View Cart | Check Out