Sign up for your FREE subscription to the Ceramic Arts Daily Newsletter and we will give you Tips on Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills Free!

Features Archive


November 26, 2008

Do you ever feel like you're just watching the wheel spin? Around and around go the pots, and off the wheel they go to the drying shelf,...
Read More
Read Comments (6)


November 24, 2008

Because the process of working with clay is so enjoyable to us, it's easy to forget that this material we love so much has some physical characteristics that, if...
Read More
Read Comments (1)


November 21, 2008

I keep a lot of things in my studio that I think may one day be useful for texture or as a tool of some sort. I also cannot...
Read More
Read Comments (4)


November 19, 2008

In today's post, Nicole Copel describes how Yoshiro Ikeda has worked out a system of multiple firings that allows him to assess the application of glaze at each stage...
Read More
Read Comments (1)


November 17, 2008

Sometimes, when I'm really on a roll in the studio, I find it difficult to be patient and let the work dictate the pace of the process. If it's...
Read More
Read Comments (3)


November 14, 2008

Whether you work in a shared studio, at a community arts center, in a luxurious private studio or in a corner of your basement, chances are that space is...
Read More
Read Comments (6)


November 12, 2008

There is a reason that making tiles and installing them are separate professions. There are entirely different skills and tools required. Then again, us clay folk tend to be...
Read More
Read Comments (0)


November 10, 2008

One of the best ways to make a large, complex piece of work is to break it down into its component parts and tackle them one by one. Suddenly,...
Read More
Read Comments (1)


November 7, 2008

If anyone was looking for proof that ceramics really does cross over into all sorts of creative endeavors, this week's video is that proof of that assertion. Barbara Hanselman...
Read More
Read Comments (0)


October 31, 2008

If you've ever attended a workshop, you know that you come away with more information than you could possible remember or apply, and your head is swimming with new...
Read More
Read Comments (2)