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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...
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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.


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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...
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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....
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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...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.


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