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August 27, 2008

In preparing the Month in Clay feature for September, I noticed that there were a few hotbeds of ceramic activity showing up on my radar. The Pacific...
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August 25, 2008

One of the challenges of working with clay is timing, especially when constructing a complex sculptural form. Making sure that all components are at the appropriate moisture and stiffness...
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August 22, 2008

Today’s video comes to us from potter Keith Phillips of Asheville, North Carolina. Keith takes us through his process of making squared-off mugs, starting on the pottery wheel with...
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August 20, 2008

In her latest body of work, Elaine Parks has been experimenting with puncturing clay slabs as a nod to the shapes she sees in the landscape around her, from...
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August 18, 2008

Inspired by 16th-century French potter Bernard Palissy, whose creations swam, slithered and crawled with creatures from nature, John McCuistion uses modern ceramic tools to create platters that evoke the...
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August 15, 2008

Get the recipe for Alligator Matt White Raku Glaze.


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August 15, 2008

I thought this would be a fun video to share because of the somewhat unusual methods potter Dave Henry uses to throw his pitchers. I figure that it is...
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August 13, 2008

Today we bring you a couple of great reader-submitted tips for ceramic tools. These tips involve items that you probably already own, but never thought to use for clay...
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August 11, 2008

If you are a potter who uses bats when throwing on the potter’s wheel, chances are you have had to wrestle with a bat or two to remove it...
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August 4, 2008

North Carolina potter Judith Duff demonstrates how to make a sake set that is thrown on the wheel and altered using several different tools and techniques. If you have...
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