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March 17, 2008

Dutch artist Wim Borst adds coffee beans to his clay body to create organic textures in his ceramic sculptures. Try it for yourself and give you work a little...
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March 14, 2008

This week’s Tip of the Week from Jane Johnson Hoeltzel of St. Louis, Missouri, shows us a way to do just that. Work those abs!


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March 10, 2008

After reading Gail Nichols’ book Soda, Clay and Fire and her article in Ceramics Monthly by the same name, Mark Bollwinkel and his potter friends...
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March 7, 2008

This week's Tip of the Week comes to us from ceramic artist Sylvia Nagy of Brooklyn, New York. If you are tired of scraping and...
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March 3, 2008

When planning to make house numbers for my house, I found this simple, tried-and-tested technique for making flat tiles and thought I would share it with CeramicArtsDaily readers. It comes...
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February 29, 2008

This week’s Tip of the Week comes to us from James Rozzi of Stone Mountain, Georgia. Last week we saw a technique for trimming large platters with delicate rims....
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February 27, 2008

It's that time of year again. Here in the Midwest, these last few weeks of winter are brutal. Sometimes I find myself doubting that spring will ever arrive. So...
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February 25, 2008

The bold, expressive line work and warm color palette of Rohrersville, Maryland, artist Hunt Prothro’s work are born out of visits to Paleolithic cave sites...
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February 22, 2008

Following Wednesday's newsletter, we received an inquiry on damp cabinets or damp boxes. This reader had never used a damp...
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February 18, 2008

Altering the circular form of a plate is an exciting means of expression for ceramic artists, but it can also present difficulties at the trimming stage. If the rim...
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