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February 25, 2015

Hopefully you haven't already learned this the hard way, but if you make and sell pots, you can't afford to do a shoddy...
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February 23, 2015

I keep a lot of things in my studio that I think may one day be useful for texture or as a tool of some sort. I also cannot...
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February 20, 2015

Last summer, Lisa Naples came to town for a marathon week of filming two DVDs. The first one, Flat to Functional, was launched in March, and I am happy...
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February 18, 2015

When I saw Linda Arbuckle's article about die cutters in the March 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly, I remembered how much...
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February 16, 2015

Workshops and conferences are such fantastic ways to enrich your art making. You leave brimming with new ideas to try, and these ideas can then morph with your own...
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February 13, 2015

Most people think of sprig molds as press-molded decorative elements that are affixed to work, but Blair Clemo uses sprigs as part of his construction process. Blair started off...
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February 11, 2015

Starting up a studio anywhere can be a real challenge - in an expensive city like Seattle even more so. But Deborah Schwartzkopf...
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February 9, 2015

Making thin, curved walls out of clay requires support throughout the process. In today's post, Wouter Dam explains how he uses foam swimming pool floats for support during construction, and customized...
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February 6, 2015

If you've been stuck in the studio lately, the latest DVD in our Ceramic Arts Daily Presents DVD series might be the ticket to get you unstuck. In today's...
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February 4, 2015

In today's post, Lisa explains her entire slab building process for her "Arrow Jars" from sketch to creating a functioning lid and flange.


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