Lindsay Scypta's pots are intricately textured with stamps and sprigs and glazed with runny glazes that enhance these textures beautifully. All of this requires careful planning, which begins when...
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A Smart Way to Center a Foot on a Square Slab Plate
December 1, 2014
Slipped, Altered, and Soda Fired with Brenda Lichman
November 24, 2014
For Brenda Lichman, form and surface go hand in hand. She accentuates her soft, simple forms with thick porcelain slip and then further accentuates the volume by pushing out...
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Screen Printing and Mono Printing Techniques on a Simple Handbuilt Plate
November 21, 2014
In today's post, an excerpt from the May/June 2012 issue of Pottery Making Illustrated, Kip O'Krongly demonstrates how she uses those stencils, along with slips and sgraffito to...
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Lisa Orr Shares a Really Creative Way to Use Trailing Slip
November 17, 2014
Slip trailing is a fabulous technique for creating both visual and tactile decoration on pottery and ceramic sculpture. Most of the time, this technique involves trailing a design in...
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Cardboard Stencils and Colored Slips Add Imagery and Texture to Slabs
November 12, 2014
I love using stencils in my work. I've tried lots of different materials as stencils, but I had never thought to use cardboard. Karmien Bowman uses cardboard for stencils...
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