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February 8, 2009

Fuels are organic and carbon based, they burn readily. Until recently, all kilns were fuel burning; even now when we have ready access to easily fired electric kilns, many...
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February 6, 2009

Today I am doing just that with a clip from a new documentary. Produced by the American Museum of Ceramic Art, the film is called "Collaboration: The Ceramic Art...
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February 4, 2009

Today, we'll see some of ceramic artist Lee Akin's photographs and learn how he uses stains, glazes and underglazes to create surfaces inspired by his photographs. Plus, Lee shares some of...
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February 2, 2009

Mixing ceramic glazes from scratch can be intimidating to those just getting started. And sometimes it just isn’t practical or possible to purchase or have access to an accurate...
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February 1, 2009

As a field, we are particularly good at time travel, but really only in one direction. We can, and should, start to look forward-further and more often than we...
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February 1, 2009

Three dimensional printing can be used to create ceramic-art objects, out of three different types of slip bodies, and can be finished using standard ceramic equipment and processes.


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January 12, 2009

Sometimes I feel like I was born in the wrong era because I just love old things: antiques, weathered old buildings, vintage clothing. If you can relate, then you’ll...
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January 9, 2009

In today's video, ceramic artist Charan Sachar shows us how to make a foolproof and ergonomic slip trailer out of some inexpensive materials. Watch the video now! and then...
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January 7, 2009

On Monday, Bruce Bowers explained his process for converting an old electric kiln into a gas and wood-fire kiln. Today, as promised, Bruce goes into detail about the firing...
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January 5, 2009

After moving from a rural to an urban area, potter Bruce Bowers realized that, in order to continue to feed his passion for wood firing, he would have to...
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