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.
Wheel Throwing Video: Making a Multi-Part Altered Vase on the Pottery Wheel
December 23, 2011
Today, the Ceramic Arts Daily offices are closed and we are all scurrying about doing last minute holiday preparations. But we didn’t want to leave you hanging, so we...
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Pottery Video of the Week: Three Different Ways to Finish a Foot with Minimal Trimming
December 2, 2011
One way to minimize your trimming agony is to throw your
pots with thinner bottoms, remove any excess
clay at the bottom in the throwing stage, and...
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Pottery Video of the Week: How to Make a Wiggle Wire Mug
November 11, 2011
Today I am presenting a video from the recent Potters Council workshop in Indianapolis. Nan Rothwell shows us
how to make a super cool wiggle wire mug. As...
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Bonus Monday Pottery Video: Spooky Clay – How to Make a Clay Jackolantern
October 31, 2011
We love Halloween here at Ceramic Arts Daily, and for today's post, we wanted to have a little fun. So we called on our friend Lisa Bare Culp (who...
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Pottery Video of the Week: Making Interesting Cup Shapes by Combining Bisque Molded and Wheel-Thrown Parts
October 21, 2011
In today's video, Deborah Schwartzkopf demonstrates how she makes the super cool bottoms of her cup forms with a slab and a bisque fired mold. She then skillfully attaches...
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Bonus Monday Pottery Video: Nifty Adjustable Mold System Makes Many Shapes and Sizes Possible with a Single Mold
October 17, 2011
In this bonus Monday pottery video, Dale Baucum tries out a couple of adjustable molds for slab building. The beauty of these molds is that you can make a...
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Video of the Week: Tips for Cutting Extruded Trim and Making Corners for Architectural Projects
October 7, 2011
In today's video, Stephani gives some great tips on preparing extruded trim for architectural projects. Even if you don't have an architectural project in your future, you'll find some...
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Wheel Throwing Video: Centering, Throwing and Trimming Tips From an Expert Potter
September 23, 2011
In this excerpt from Beginning to Throw on the Potter's Wheel, master potter Robin Hopper shares some tips for centering, throwing and trimming.
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Bonus Pottery Video: Tips for Throwing Strong and Sound Bowls on the Pottery Wheel
September 19, 2011
It's a gray, rainy Monday where I am, so I thought it would be a good day for a bonus video. This video was submitted by CAD subscriber Pamela...
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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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