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If you’re looking to improve your pottery skills, but can’t get to a class or a workshop, online ceramics videos can be the next best thing. But sifting through the hundreds of videos on other video sites to find quality pottery instruction, can be time consuming and frustrating. That’s why the Ceramic Arts Daily pottery video archive is so helpful. Our editors have personally vetted all of the videos we post to make sure each one is informative, educational, and inspirational. Our growing collection of pottery videos also provides previews at some of the more in-depth instructional DVDs available in the Ceramic Arts Daily bookstore.


April 17, 2015

Lana Wilson is known for her textured surfaces and she has some pretty fun ways of coming up with said texture. Take for example her “drop technique tiles.” Looking...
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April 10, 2015

Using horsehair and feathers in raku firing yields incredible marks that can't be created in any other type of firing. But for optimal results in horsehair and feather raku,...
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April 3, 2015

When you look at Lana Wilson’s layered slip and sgraffito surfaces for the first time, you probably find yourself wondering, “wow, how did she do that?” It isn’t immediately...
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March 27, 2015

Slump molds are great for making plates since you can just drop the slab into the mold and not worry about it shrinking around it. They are even better...
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March 20, 2015

Pulling handles can be a challenging skill to master. It can be a little intimidating to try to pull them directly off the pot, but trying to transfer a...
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March 19, 2015

Today we have the latest video from the oh-so talented Ayumi Horie. In this one, Ayumi talks about the importance of touch in this increasingly digitally focused world. You’ll...
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March 13, 2015

In today's video clip, an excerpt from our latest DVD project, Clay Projects and Fundamentals: A Resource for Aspiring Clay Artists and Teachers, Neil Patterson demonstrates a stiff...
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March 6, 2015

Trimming is a part of the wheel-throwing process that potters either love or hate. Regardless of where you fall on the love/hate scale, today's video clip from Paul Donnelly...
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February 27, 2015

Nick Joerling likes to make pots that are “active in the mind and imagination.” He achieves this goal by making gestural marks with simple tools on the wheel and...
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February 23, 2015

I keep a lot of things in my studio that I think may one day be useful for texture or as a tool of some sort. I also cannot...
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