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.
Video of the Week: How to Determine Clay Shrinkage and Make a Shrink Rule
September 16, 2011
In today's video, an excerpt from our latest Ceramic Arts Daily Presents DVD Studio Scale Architectural Ceramics,
Stephani Stephenson explains how to calculate shrinkage and make a
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Pottery Video of the Week: How to Make Plaster Sprig Molds for Ceramics
September 2, 2011
In today's video, our own Holly Goring demonstrates how to make a simple plaster sprig mold. Simple though they are, these molds are great little tools for adding interest...
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Pottery Video of the Week: Great Tips for Throwing Great Plates on the Pottery Wheel
August 19, 2011
For this week's pottery video of the week, I have excerpted Bill Van Gilder's plate throwing demo from is Pottery Techniques DVD (which has just arrived in the Ceramic...
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Pottery Video of the Week: Applying Decals to Glazed Pottery and Ceramics
August 12, 2011
This week, Justin Rothshank was here filming a DVD on applying ceramic decals to pottery. So, I thought I would bust out this decal application video from the archives...
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Pottery Video of the Week: How to Make Gestural Sculptural Pottery Using Soft Slabs – Part Two
July 29, 2011
Last Friday, I posted a video filmed at a Potters Council conference earlier this year. In the video, Tammy Marinuzzi demonstrated her handbuilding techniques for her figurative functional...
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Pottery Video of the Week: How to Make Gestural Sculptural Pottery Using Soft Slabs -Part One
July 22, 2011
I met Tammy Marinuzzi earlier this year at the Potters Council Surface + Form workshop and had the pleasure of watching her work (and I just happened to catch...
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Bonus Monday Pottery Video: Making Pottery Using Slabs, Coils and Textured Paddles
July 18, 2011
I'm taking a long overdue day off today, readers. And I plan to spend it in the studio! But I didn't want to leave you hanging, so I thought...
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Pottery Video of the Week: Tony Clennell Demonstrates How to Pull Great Looking Handles for Pottery
July 15, 2011
In an excerpt from his DVD Get a Handle on It, potter Tony Clennell shares his expert advice on handle pulling. Tony shows us that, with a little...
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Pottery Video of the Week: Combining Stamped Underglaze Decoration with Shellac Resist to Create Gorgeous Layered Surfaces
July 1, 2011
A few weeks ago, the lovely and talented Erin Furimsky spent a few days here filming a DVD on layered ceramic surfaces, which will be out in July. I...
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Bonus Monday Pottery Video: Ayumi Horie’s Match Striker in Action
June 20, 2011
Ayumi Horie returns to Ceramic Arts Daily today with an example of her marketing genius: a "match striker in action" video. No doubt inspired by her "pots in action"...
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