Wheel Throwing Video: It’s Raining Cats and Frogs! How to Turn Wheel Thrown Functional Pottery into Clay Animal Sculptures
In today’s pottery video, potters Don Ellis and Randy Brodnax playfully demonstrate how, with a little imagination, you can turn your pots into all manner of creatures great and small. Don shows us how to alter a pot into a cat sculpture, while Randy makes a frog out of a pot he slammed onto the ground after throwing. Watch the video!
In today’s video, potter Whitney Smith explains that with a little practice, learning to throw pottery using less water can open doors for you and help you take your pottery to the next level. Watch the video!
Wheel Throwing Video: It’s Gravy! How to Throw a Visually Pleasing and Functionally Sound Sauce Boat on the Pottery Wheel
In today’s video clip, potter Robin Hopper demonstrates throwing a simple sauce boat on the potters wheel, while discussing the aesthetic and functional issues that go into its design. Watch the video now!
The Twenty-Year Teapot: A Potter Discusses the Lengthy Process of Developing His Voice in Pottery, and Shares His Teapot Making Technique Too!
Master potter and impeccable craftsman Jeffrey Nichols talks about finding one’s voice by developing your techniques and your ideas over a period of time. He also demonstrates his accumulated skills by sharing his technique for making a faceted teapot and using his unique decorating technique of layered underglazes.
Brace yourselves, Ceramic Arts Daily readers. Today’s video is going to turn your world upside down! Potter Mark Peters takes a simple pottery wheel throwing technique and turns it on its head. Watch the Video!
While attending a workshop, I watched Mark Issenberg create one of his
signature pieces: a tall vase, thrown in three pieces, embellished with
decorative handles. The making of the vase is described in the
Today, Dick Lehman shares his techniques for throwing “dancing” baking dishes on the potter’s wheel, a technique inspired by a demonstration at a workshop years ago.
I am happy to announce that Three Great Throwing Techniques: Tips for Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills
is now available for download! To give you an idea of the great stuff
featured in this collection, I am posting an excerpt today.
In this clear and concise video, Mark demonstrates how to make bowls with beautiful undulating rims using a couple of simple tools.
In this great instructional pottery video, potter Nan Rothwell demonstrates throwing a pitcher in two parts on the pottery wheel, covering such processes as throwing in sections, bellying-out a form, making a spout, attaching a handle, and more.