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Video of the Week: A Genius Handmade Tool for Making Lines on Pottery

Posted By Jennifer Harnetty On November 23, 2011 @ 11:05 am In Ceramic Decorating Techniques,Daily,Features,Video | 48 Comments

Over the past summer, North Carolina potter Amy Sanders came to town and filmed a DVD with us. Amy is a fan of texture on pots and had a bunch of great ideas for handmade texture tools (many of which were new to me) in addition to pottery projects on which to use them. I still haven’t had the opportunity to try them all out, but definitely plan to.


One of my favorite handmade texture tools was what I like to call her “rolly line tools.” In today’s video, an excerpt from that technique-packed DVD, Amy demonstrates how to make and use these tools. So Simple, so smart- Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


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This clip was excerpted from the forthcoming DVD Creative Forming with Custom Texture: Personalizing Wheel Thrown and Handbuilt Work, with Amy Sanders, coming December 2011 to the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

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For more great ceramic decorating techniques, be sure to download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Decorating Techniques: A How-to Guide for Decorating Ceramics with Slip Transfers, Chinese Brush Techniques, Ceramic Slip, Sgraffito, and More.


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