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May 15, 2009

In today's video clip, Gordon Hutchens demonstrates a slip-resist
decorating technique. Sometimes called naked raku (but this video is G
rated) or peel-away slip, the technique involves...

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May 13, 2009

As John Britt points out in today's post, firing to cone 6 reduction is cheaper, faster, and the results can be almost indistinguishable from high fire.


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May 11, 2009

In this video, Rosendale, New York, potter Ayumi Horie demonstrates her unconventional "dry throwing" method, along to some great tunes by Lullatone.


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May 8, 2009

In this excerpt from his full-length DVD Vessels for Victory, Matt Long demonstrates his mug-throwing technique and explains that making mugs is a great way to warm up...
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May 6, 2009

Today ceramic artist Ursula Goebels-Ellis explains how she uses balloons to create her

spherical sculptures. She also shares a clay body recipe that she

tweaked to work perfectly for this technique.


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May 1, 2009

In today's pottery video, potter Gil Stengel demonstrates the coil and throw method for making large pots.


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April 29, 2009

Wondering what the clay world is up to for the month of May 2009? Well, we've got answers. In this installment of the Month in Clay, we're presenting a...
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April 27, 2009

Today, Daryl Baird gives some guidelines on determining if a slab roller is right for you, and explains some of the different options available.


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April 24, 2009

In today’s video, tile maker Frank Giorgini demonstrates a great shellac-resist technique to create relief decoration.


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April 22, 2009

My work is a search for a connection to new and shifting landscapes, as
well as an investigation of my own evolving relationship with the
natural world. The imagery...
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