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January 31, 2014

The key to taking your pots from good to great is careful design (and practice, practice, practice, of course). If you fumble your way through a piece without really...
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January 29, 2014

I first saw (and held) Birdie Boone's belly-bottomed pots at an NCECA exhibition a couple of years ago, and I absolutely fell in...
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January 27, 2014

In today's post, Lisa Pedolsky shares how she works in layers and stages to create her distressed surfaces. She also shares a low-fire glaze and engobe recipe.


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January 24, 2014

I typically think of trimming chucks as nuclear-cooling-tank-shaped cylinders that vases or teapots are put into for trimming. But Mike Jabbur's chucks are...
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January 22, 2014

In today's post, Daryl Baird shows us how to make own stamps or press molds using a great transfer technique and insulating foam. Daryl also shows us how he...
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January 20, 2014

I grew up in Western Pennsylvania (coal country), and I can remember an orange-tinged stream close to my grandmother's house. The cause was Acid Mine Drainage, which contaminates waterways...
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January 15, 2014

In today's post, our own Holly Goring not only includes some versatile three-ingredient base glaze recipes, but she also gives simple straightforward explanations...
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January 13, 2014

When I first saw Blair Clemo's work, I figured the ornate surfaces were developed with sprigs that were attached after the pieces were...
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January 9, 2014

I love the look of screen printed images but I avoided trying screen printing on my clay work until I discovered a super...
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January 8, 2014

When Frank James Fisher noticed a bunch of trim scraps at a local home center, his thoughts immediately went to “clay tool." Today, Frank explains how he has turned...
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