Sign up for your FREE subscription to the Ceramic Arts Daily Newsletter and we will give you Tips on Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills Free!

Features Archive

November 5, 2014

Making multiples is a common and challenging endeavor for potters. To successfully accomplish this task, you need to have a well considered plan of attack. Sean O'Connell figured out...
Read More
Read Comments (0)

November 3, 2014

Belgian potter Russel Fouts has done a great deal of experimenting with various “permeable” resists and today, he shares some of the results of his experimentation.

Read More
Read Comments (10)

October 31, 2014

Mark Peters is a master of thinking outside the box when it comes to making pots, and developed his lid-making technique so he could do similar surface treatments on...
Read More
Read Comments (12)

October 29, 2014

We don't really have a "pottery fashion" section on CAD, but perhaps we should considering all of the great studio aprons I have seen potters wearing over the years....
Read More
Read Comments (4)

October 27, 2014

Carving into a clay surface can be very gratifying, but when you’re
making pieces for use, you need to be make sure that the carving
accentuates the...

Read More
Read Comments (4)

October 24, 2014

There is something about carving into leatherhard clay that is so satisfying. It's probably why trimming pots is my favorite part of throwing. But using carving as a decorative...
Read More
Read Comments (13)

October 22, 2014

I haven't made a jar in a while and when I saw Bill Wilkey's article in the November December 2014 issue of Pottery Making Illustrated, I remembered how much...
Read More
Read Comments (1)

October 20, 2014

When Sam Chung stumbled across a book of Korean Cloud motifs, he decided to explore pairing them with traditional Korean pottery forms, and...
Read More
Read Comments (5)

October 17, 2014

I have tried many different approaches to throwing bowls, but until filming Lisa Orr's video (which makes its debut today!), I had never thought to throw a bowl in...
Read More
Read Comments (3)

October 15, 2014

In today's post, Frank James Fisher shares his technique for throwing in two parts to make what he calls a petal bowl because of the flower-like rim treatment.

Read More
Read Comments (16)