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March 7, 2014

Tom Turner considers every detail on his pots, even the underside of lids. Initially, He came up with the flange system he uses to act as a counterweight on...
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March 4, 2014

Those who know me know I have a thing for the pale blues and blue-greens. Actually you don't even have to know me…just...
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March 3, 2014

When WangLing Chou was an international student, she developed a habit of traveling light and repurposing and reusing objects out of necessity. This...
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February 28, 2014

From decorative handles to functional spouts, attachments are featured in much of Martha Grover's pottery. Since she works in porcelain, she has to be extra careful to make sure...
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February 26, 2014

It's hard not to love a good old classic glaze like a Shino or a Celadon. But sometimes you just need a change. Deanna Ranlett pushes experimentation with her...
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February 24, 2014

While in graduate school, Elizabeth Sparks became interested in traditional slipware pottery. So she tore through books and magazines to learn about the technique. She combined that research with...
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February 18, 2014

Egyptian paste or faience is a low-fire mixture of ceramic materials containing clay, sand, colorants, frits, and soluble salts. These salts effervesce to the surface along with water as...
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February 17, 2014

Karen Swyler takes a subtle approach to her glazing, juxtaposing raw white porcelain
surfaces with ribbons of shiny clear-glazed lines or small accents of
color. Today, in...
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February 14, 2014

Gail Kendall has a fantastic ability to manipulate clay that seems too soft to form with. Time and time again during the filming of her new video From Plate...
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February 12, 2014

I often joke about the lovely views in my studio: the washer and dryer and ever present pile of laundry, the only slightly private basement toilet, you get the...
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