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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.


November 22, 2013

Today's video is an excerpt from Curt Benzle's forthcoming DVD Expanding your Creative Palette with Colored Clay (due out next month). Actually, it is a technique that we really...
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November 15, 2013

Ben Carter thinks about design at every stage of the game when making pots. When he is throwing and altering, he is specifically...
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November 8, 2013

If there is one thing I have learned from making DVDs with uber-talented artists over the last couple of years, it's to pay...
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November 1, 2013

Glancing at Scott Dooley's pots, you might not immediately think there was just one glaze recipe used. But it's true. By using a copper wash under one base glaze...
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October 24, 2013

Trimming is one of my favorite parts of wheel throwing. But with my limited time in the studio, it is an extra step that I sometimes wouldn't mind avoiding....
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October 18, 2013

Scott Dooley's work looks to be anything but simple, with its wild angles and off-kilter shapes. But if you break it down to the basics, you learn that it...
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October 11, 2013

I think everyone who has a passion for making pottery has experienced the heartbreak of making a great pot and then ruining it in the glaze stage. I certainly...
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October 4, 2013

Glaze testing is essential if you are interested in really personalizing and perfecting your work. And to improve your results, it helps to...
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September 20, 2013

Wheel throwing isn't the only way to make seemless cylindrical forms on the wheel. Mitch Lyons uses a technique he calls the broomstick method. What's great about this method...
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September 13, 2013

I love the making forms that go together, like salt and pepper sets, or cups and saucers. It is a fun exercise to come up with forms that relate...
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