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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.

January 27, 2010

Today, we are happy to present the next finalists in our Studio Tour Video Contest: The Cracked Potters, a.k.a. Jeri Lake and Kate Nicol-Smith. We'll present the next finalist...
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January 25, 2010

After much difficult
deliberation, we think we chose three very deserving finalists. We will
present them today, Wednesday, January 27, and Friday, January 29. The
voting for...
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January 22, 2010

I finally found a teapot video that is about as succinct as they
come - roughly 12 minutes (not bad, considering the process). And the
great thing is, it...

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January 15, 2010

For today's video, I have excerpted a cool planter project involving a simple cardboard form and some slabs. What I especially like about this project is that Graham turns very practical...
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January 8, 2010

In today's video, which was sent to us by Nebraska Educational Telecommunications, a.k.a. NET TV (, Gerit discusses her method of using the pottery wheel to make...
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December 18, 2009

In today's video, an excerpt from her new DVD Pit Firing and Burnishing, Sumi von Dassow demonstrates how to mix and apply terra sigillata to burnish into...
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December 11, 2009

As promised, today we bring you another Yxing teapot video. This one focuses on the finishing refinements that are made to Yixing teapots. Master artist Zhu Jiang Long demonstrates how...
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December 4, 2009

In today's video, Zhou Gui Zhen, who has been designated a National Living Treasure in China, demonstrates the construction of the body of a teapot from slabs using the traditional Yixing...
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November 6, 2009

Today, Lorna Meaden explains a great way to fix a messed-up pitcher spout by adding coils when the pot is leather hard and re-pulling the spout. Not only is...
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October 30, 2009

In today's video, potter Stephen Jepson demonstrates how to throw a pitcher on the pottery wheel and then facet it with a cheese slicer. Watch the video!

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