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March 11, 2009

Ceramic artist Valerie Zimany explains how to make a casting slip out of the clay body she uses and gives some handy tips to remember when working with molds...
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March 9, 2009

Looking for some interesting new ideas for the teapot form? Today we'll show you how potter Ray Bub throws and assembles teapots that would make Picasso proud.


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March 2, 2009

Today, we'll explain how ceramic artist Eva Kwong uses slabs, coils and other handbuilding techniques to make her biologically influenced ceramic sculptures.


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February 27, 2009


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February 27, 2009

In today's video, we learn about the traditional pottery making techniques in San Jose de Gracia and Patamban, Mexico.


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February 25, 2009

There is no shortage of great work and great clay events happening in March 2009. So, I am presenting a snapshot of them here. Have fun browsing through the...
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February 24, 2009

In the upcoming April issue of Ceramics Monthly there is a full-length feature article on potter Liz Zlot Summerfield. Today, we'll give you a sneak peek of the...
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February 18, 2009

The old adage that time equals money is especially true in any labor-intensive activity. Making pottery is certainly an endeavor that requires direct labor to produce pottery for sale....
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February 18, 2009

The strength of Bartel's work lies in its ability to straddle the line between humor, religious and historical imagery, and the familiar. His sculptures depict vulnerable human forms that...
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February 13, 2009

Today's video features potter Jeffrey Nichols demonstrating a great technique for a handbuilt teapot spout. In addition to the technique, Jeffrey discusses and gives pointers on what makes a...
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