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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.


October 1, 2010

In today's video, Philippe Faraut returns to demonstrate adding hair to a sculpture. So sit back, watch, and learn. Then race down to your studio to give it a...
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September 24, 2010

Today we are presenting one of the Honorable Mentions from our recent D.I.Y. Clay Tools Video Contest. This one comes from Cristine Boyd in Denver, Colorado. Cristine was having...
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September 17, 2010

In today's video, and excerpt from his three-disc DVD set Extrude It!, David Hendley gives a helpful introduction to extruders. He shares his expertise on making homemade dies, clearly...
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September 10, 2010

Recently, Dale Savoie sent me this video that he created in which he explains how he designed and constructed his own slab roller. It's pretty impressive, so I thought...
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September 3, 2010

I began teaching a beginning pottery class this week and I was
reminded that wedging clay can be tricky to learn...and to teach. But I
came across this video...

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August 27, 2010

If you've ever had problems with appendages cracking off of handbuilt sculptures, today's video might just help you solve that problem. In it, Patz Fowle explains the process she...
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August 20, 2010

In today's video, Tom Shafer demonstrates five different decorating techniques with colored clay slip. If you've grown tired of working only with glazes, these tips are a surefire way...
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August 13, 2010

Today I thought I would share this excerpt from Jerry Hornings DVD Making Pots on the Wheel. It's a great little introduction to (or reminder of) the...
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August 6, 2010

In today's video, potters Don Ellis and Randy Brodnax demonstrate a couple of variations on the same technique in tandem. The technique involves using sodium silicate and a heat...
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July 30, 2010

Today, we are happy to present the next finalist in our DIY Clay Tools Video Contest: Craig Rhodes and his oversized splash pan....
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