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October 6, 2014

Chris Pickett's puffy forms reference stuffed
animals and inflatable toys and the visible seams give the work a casual
and relaxed feel. Chris creates his inflated forms...
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October 3, 2014

In today's post, Lisa Naples shares her technique for making a slab-built handle for a cream pitcher. I love this handle because it is an interesting shape that complements...
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October 1, 2014

I have to admit, I am somewhat organizationally challenged. It's not that I don't love being organized, it's that sometimes I can't keep up…yeah, that's it. I'll blame it...
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September 29, 2014

A few years ago a friend of mine had us over for dinner and served one of the most delicious dishes I had ever had. It was...
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September 26, 2014

Handles are something I struggled with for a long time. Once I started to get my handles the way I wanted, I realized that my pieces as...
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September 24, 2014

With a degree in ceramic engineering, as well as a BFA and MFA in ceramics, potter Po-Wen Liu knows a thing or two about glaze chemistry. In today's post,...
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September 22, 2014

In today's post, Annie Chrietzberg explains a clever hanging system that potter Christine Boyd developed for her functional work so it could be hung on the wall when not...
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September 19, 2014

Plates have to be one of my favorite pottery forms to make. I love the big open canvas for decoration and the fact that they can double as wall...
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September 17, 2014

The pinch pot is the most elemental of pottery forms requiring simply one's hands and a lump of clay. Because of this, it is often the first technique most...
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September 15, 2014

In today's post, an excerpt from the "Technofile" department in Ceramics Monthly, Dave Finkelnburg discusses the many possibilities that are possible with the multifaceted little colorant...
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