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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.


July 16, 2010

We've featured a number of
different posts
on Ceramic Arts Daily about mixing colored clays to
create interesting surfaces, but, so far, we've haven't featured any
videos. Until...

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July 9, 2010

In today's video, Philippe Faraut demonstrates how he prepares a figurative sculpture for firing by cutting the piece into two sections, hollowing it out, and then putting it all...
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July 2, 2010

Sheila Clennell of Sour Cherry Pottery is an expert on cane handles
and, a while back, we shared her primer on working with cane. In
today's video clip,...

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June 25, 2010

Today I wanted to send out a friendly reminder for our next video contest: the D.I.Y. Clay Tools contest. If you have "invented," built, or repurposed a super-cool tool...
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June 18, 2010

In today's clip, Sandi Pierantozzi demonstrates a cool soft slab building technique for a bowl with a wrapped rim. She also explains the template system she uses to make...
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June 11, 2010

On Monday of this week, I shared a great tip for a measuring device called a Dividing Web. This tool is quite handy for making precise repeated decoration...
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June 4, 2010

A few weeks ago, I posted a clip from Joyce Michaud's new DVD Hand Thrown: East Asian Wedged Coil Technique. In the clip, Joyce gave a great introduction to this...
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May 28, 2010

The Mata Ortiz pottery tradition was started about 40 years ago by one self-taught man - Juan Quezada - and it brought a dying town back to life. Today,...
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May 21, 2010

In today's video, an excerpt from his DVD Form and Function: Ceramic Aesthetics and Design, Robin Hopper discusses the importance of good design on handmade pottery and demonstrates throwing...
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May 14, 2010

There is an abundance of clay in my area, and I have occasionally
thought about making work out of local clay. But the process seemed
intimidating, so...

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