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 a beautiful sheen.
In today’s video, potter Kim Westad talks about the inspiration behind her work and takes us through the process of making one of her signature forms: the Sweet Pea.
In today’s pottery video, potter Shelia Clennell gives us and introduction into making handmade cane and reed handles for your functional pots.
In today’s video, ceramic artist Charan Sachar shows us how to make a foolproof and ergonomic slip trailer out of some inexpensive materials. Watch the video now! and then make some for yourself. We’ve also included some step-by-step written instruction on the process.
We’re kicking off 2009 with a how-to ceramics video about using paper stencils and underglaze for surface decoration. The video features ceramic artist Eva Kwong and was filmed during the recent Potters Council workshop “Surface, Form and Substance” in Indianapolis, Indiana.
I thought a video demonstration of applying decals would be a nice follow up to Wednesday’s feature on decal paper. So in today’s Video Tip of the Week, Justin Rothshank demonstrates this process. Justin also explains how easy it is to make custom decals with a laser printer, which opens up all kinds of creative possibilities. Watch the video and then try it for yourself! –Jennifer Harnetty, editor.