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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.


June 13, 2014

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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June 6, 2014

Marty Fielding enjoys making nonround angular forms, but is a wheel thrower at heart. So, rather than building from the ground up with slabs, Marty makes the walls of...
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May 30, 2014

Making low-fire work in an electric kiln, Liz Zlot Summerfield carefully considers her surface decoration at every step along the way. In today’s post, an excerpt from her DVD...
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May 23, 2014

There is something about carving into leatherhard clay that is so satisfying. It's probably why trimming pots is my favorite part of throwing. But using carving as a decorative...
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May 16, 2014

When learning to hand build, one of the biggest challenges can be staring at that slab or lump of clay and envisioning an interesting form. That “blank canvas” can...
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May 9, 2014

There are lots of ways to create texture on pottery, the most obvious being stamping the malleable surface. But Lisa Naples creates beautiful...
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April 25, 2014

I have not done much darting in my work, and the times that I have, haven't really been too successful. I think it's because I have been...
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April 18, 2014

There's a lot more to the extruder than making strap handles. With a multitude of commercial dies or custom homemade dies, the only...
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April 11, 2014

A triaxial blend is an excellent tool for learning about glazes and materials but if you're new to glaze testing, just the words "triaxial blend" might give you pause.
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April 9, 2014

Wheel throwing plates can be one of the more challenging pottery techniques. It's contrary to what you might think since they're flat after all, but trying to center a...
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