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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.

April 16, 2010

In today's video, Gordon Hutchens gives us a quick introduction to the salt/soda firing technique. He explains some of the considerations that go into building a salt/soda kiln (do...
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April 9, 2010

Today's video is one of our honorable mentions from our recent
Studio Tour Video Contest. It was submitted by Dianne Kimball of
Steilacoom, Washington. In the video, Dianne demonstrates...

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April 2, 2010

In today's video, Mary Cuzick demonstrates her carving and slip trailing techniques. Workshops (and conferences like NCECA) are such wonderful tools for rejuvenating one's artistic practice and learning new...
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March 26, 2010

Nan Rothwell returns to CAD today with another fantabulous video. In this one, she creates a beautiful wheel-thrown base for a lamp and gives it a super fun textured...
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March 19, 2010

In this video clip, Keith Phillips shows us how to make a thrown and altered classic American butter dish. It's a fun project involving both thrown and handbuilt components....
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March 12, 2010

In today's video, an excerpt from Pottery Decoration: Traditional Techniques, potter Tom Shafer demonstrates a version of the nerikomi technique. Nerikomi (often referred to as “neriage”) is a decorative process established...
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March 5, 2010

Throwing off-the-hump is a very helpful technique if you are making a series of a form. You only have to center once so you can really get into a...
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February 26, 2010

In this clip, Meira Mathison, and Tom and Elaine Coleman talk about some of their
favorite tools, such as the "can't live without blanket." Intrigued?
Check out the...

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February 19, 2010

Today, Lorna Meaden, past and future Potters Council workshop presenter, demonstrates how she darts a wheel-thrown pitcher to alter the shape. She also explains how darting can work really well...
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February 12, 2010

By popular demand, today we are presenting one of our runners up in our recent Studio Tour Video Contest. This one is a tour of Natchez Clay, a teaching...
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