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July 9, 2014

Today, Gwendolyn Yoppolo explains what porcelain will put up with
from the wet phase to the bone dry phase. Plus, don't miss the
March/April issue of
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July 7, 2014

Whiskey bottles are a popular form in a lot of potters' vocabularies - understandably because whiskey is delicious! But you also need a cup to drink the whiskey from...
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July 4, 2014

Slip casting is a facet of ceramics that I am dying to explore. I love the idea of making multiples and exploring different surfaces on them. But I hadn't...
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July 2, 2014

From screenprinting to decals, there are many ways to transfer imagery onto pottery. There’s a nifty commercial product out now, which acts kind of like a rice paper decal,...
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June 30, 2014

Throwing really large pots, and trimming them, is hard work. This is especially true when your pot gets to be several feet tall and you need to keep your...
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June 27, 2014

When you make animated pots, you have to be sure the glazing and decorating complement the movement in the form. Nick Joerling does this beautifully on his pots by...
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June 25, 2014

Ceramic stains and underglazes mixed with water painted on unfired white-glazed bisque is pretty similar to watercolor painting on paper. The main difference is that the glazed bisque surface...
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June 22, 2014

In today's post, an excerpt from his book From a Slab of Clay, Daryl Baird explains how to make templates and use them to create slab-built bowls. A...
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June 20, 2014

No matter what Lorna Meaden says, I'd call the bowl she is throwing in this clip a large bowl, rather than a medium sized bowl - especially since it...
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June 18, 2014

As Dana Bilello-Barrow was developing her voice and her skills with clay, she realized that she would often be disappointed by her post after glazing. What resonated with was...
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