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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.

May 8, 2015

Combining multiple bisque molds to create stacked pots is a really fun way to explore form. A bonus is that you can stack the molds themselves before you even...
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May 1, 2015

I have tried many different approaches to throwing bowls, but until filming Lisa Orr's video (which makes its debut today!), I had never thought to throw a bowl in...
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April 24, 2015

If you are someone who likes to combine throwing and handbuilding to make interesting forms, today's video is for you. In this clip from Deborah Schwartzkopf's Pieces and Patterns:...
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April 17, 2015

Lana Wilson is known for her textured surfaces and she has some pretty fun ways of coming up with said texture. Take for example her “drop technique tiles.” Looking...
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April 10, 2015

Using horsehair and feathers in raku firing yields incredible marks that can't be created in any other type of firing. But for optimal results in horsehair and feather raku,...
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April 3, 2015

When you look at Lana Wilson’s layered slip and sgraffito surfaces for the first time, you probably find yourself wondering, “wow, how did she do that?” It isn’t immediately...
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March 27, 2015

Slump molds are great for making plates since you can just drop the slab into the mold and not worry about it shrinking around it. They are even better...
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March 20, 2015

Pulling handles can be a challenging skill to master. It can be a little intimidating to try to pull them directly off the pot, but trying to transfer a...
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March 19, 2015

Today we have the latest video from the oh-so talented Ayumi Horie. In this one, Ayumi talks about the importance of touch in this increasingly digitally focused world. You’ll...
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March 13, 2015

In today's video clip, an excerpt from our latest DVD project, Clay Projects and Fundamentals: A Resource for Aspiring Clay Artists and Teachers, Neil Patterson demonstrates a stiff...
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