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April 3, 2015

When you look at Lana Wilson’s layered slip and sgraffito surfaces for the first time, you probably find yourself wondering, “wow, how did she do that?” It isn’t immediately...
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April 1, 2015

I admit it. I completely lack the patience (and, since I am being honest here, I might as well just say it: skill!) to do detailed drawn decoration on...
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March 30, 2015

Aysha Peltz’s “Splash Bowls” are inspired by the iconic photograph Milk Drop Coronet, by Doc Edgerton (http://edgerton-digital-collections.org). She was captivated by the “elegance with which the image arrests a...
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March 27, 2015

Slump molds are great for making plates since you can just drop the slab into the mold and not worry about it shrinking around it. They are even better...
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March 25, 2015

Despite the fact that our passion for clay runs deep, we were probably not born knowing we wanted to be ceramic artists. Many of us, stumbled upon clay (and...
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March 23, 2015

Flower bricks have a long history in the ceramic world. Initially, they were the shape and size of bricks laying on their sides and had numerous small holes in...
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March 20, 2015

Pulling handles can be a challenging skill to master. It can be a little intimidating to try to pull them directly off the pot, but trying to transfer a...
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March 19, 2015

Today we have the latest video from the oh-so talented Ayumi Horie. In this one, Ayumi talks about the importance of touch in this increasingly digitally focused world. You’ll...
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March 18, 2015

When planning to make house numbers for my house, I found this simple, tried-and-tested technique for making flat tiles and thought I would share it with Ceramic Arts Daily readers....
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March 16, 2015

The bold black and white patterns on Sam Scott's pots look so precise that you would think he spent hours masking off the surface. But it is really much...
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