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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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January 2, 2015

Altering forms is a great way to put your own personal touch on them. Jennifer Allen started her exploration of altering pots on plates and mug forms.

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December 31, 2014

The growler (jugs used to transport draft beer) trend is huge. In the last couple of years, two or three beverage establishments specifically...
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December 29, 2014

Today, potter Linda Gates walks us through the slip-casting process for one of her jug forms using a four-piece plaster mold for the body and a two-piece plaster mold...
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December 26, 2014

Sarah Jaeger's soup tureens have generous, bulbous knobs resembling "onion domes" popular in Russian architecture. They are quite striking and look like they'd be easy to use as well. It...
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