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September 12, 2008

Today we are trying something a little different with our video of the week. We are featuring an interview with ceramic sculptor Tom Bartel, who is exhibiting his new...
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September 5, 2008

Today we bring you another video clip from Matt Long off of his full-length DVD Matt Long: Vessels for Victory. In this clip, Matt demonstrates how to make a...
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September 3, 2008

At the workshop, Debra demonstrated her handbuilding technique, which combines modeling, pinching and coiling for small figurative ceramic sculptures. After small sculptures are constructed, surface decoration was discussed and...
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September 3, 2008

Get the raku glaze recipe for Kansas State White Slip.


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August 29, 2008

Today's video comes to us from potter Benjamin Gufford of Goldsboro, North Carolina. After visiting two much-admired potters this summer, Benjamin was inspired to take his work in a...
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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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