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January 26, 2015

Want to make quick work of multiple, handbuilt plate forms? Try Styrofoam rings found in most craft supply stores (for wreath making), They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and easy to store.

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January 23, 2015

After many years of just throwing, I have been doing more and more handbuilding. Part of the reason for is that we made a video with Liz Zlot Summerfield....
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January 21, 2015

Chrome oxide or Cr2O3 is a common studio material that can help produce beautiful colors in the kiln. But it can be quite challenging to perfect. So, in the November 2012 Technofile...
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January 19, 2015

The Tower of London’s dry moat was recently flooded again, but not with water. This time it was with 888,246 ceramic poppies. Paul Cummins and Tom Piper, with the...
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January 16, 2015

I am in love with the surfaces Jen Allen's pots (not to mention the forms!). While each of the techniques in today's clip stands on its own beautifully, they...
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January 14, 2015

Slip, glorious slip. This versatile liquid form of clay can be used in a multitude of different ways to create and embellish ceramic art. One...
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January 9, 2015

With the holidays recently celebrated, we all may have become more familiar than we would like with a different kind of bloating, but today, let's focus on bloating in...
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January 9, 2015

Last summer we traveled to the lovely Bakersville, North Carolina, studio of John Britt to tap into his vast knowledge of glaze chemistry for a glazing DVD. I am...
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January 7, 2015

Darting pots is yet another thing on my long list of to-dos in the studio. I love the way simple darts can really change the look of a piece...
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January 4, 2015

With a seamstress as a mom, it is no wonder that textile-inspired designs have made their way into Colleen Riley's work.

 

In today's post, an excerpt from our new book...
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