NaplesHare620Last summer, Lisa Naples came to town for a marathon week of filming two DVDs. The first one, Flat to Functional, was launched in March, and I am happy to say her much-anticipated Narrative Animal Sculpture, makes its debut today! As both an animal lover and a clay lover (not to mention a big fan of the lovely Lisa Naples), I really enjoyed this video.

 

For today’s video, I’m sharing a (much condensed) clip in which Lisa demonstrates sculpting a rabbit’s head – but as she points out, the process can be applied to all mammals with special attention paid to the unique features of each one. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

 


 

 

 

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This clip was excerpted from Narrative Animal Sculpture: Telling Stories with Clay and Found Objects, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

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To learn more about Lisa Naples or to see more images of her work, please visit www.lisanaples.com/ceramics.

 

Lisa is presenting at The Potters Council Integrating Form and Surface, in Santa Ana, California, September 12-14, 2014. Click here for more information! 

 

For more interesting handbuilding techniques, download your free copy of 
Five Great Handbuilding Techniques: Variations on Classic Techniques for Making Contemporary Handbuilt Pottery.

 

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