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Handbuilding Video: How to Make a Handbuilt Textured Ceramic Hors D’oeuvres Tray Using Just, Your Hands, a Lump of Clay, a Spring and a Sponge

Posted By Mark Peters On March 2, 2012 @ 8:38 am In Daily,Features,Handbuilding Techniques,Video | 17 Comments

This week’s video is an oldie but a goodie. It was filmed at a Potters Council workshop in Kansas City a few years back, and in it, Mark Peters show us how to make a lively textured hors d’oeuvres tray.


Mark is so good at taking a simple idea and the most basic of tools – a lump of clay, a sponge, and a stretched-out spring – and turning it into a loose, yet elegant piece of pottery. Have a look and then give this one a try! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


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A similar finished wood-fired piece, by Mark Peters.

This video was filmed at the Potters Council Expressive Surfaces Workshop in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Like this technique?
Mark Peters demonstrates a slew of similar projects in his DVD Lively Forms and Expressive Surfaces, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

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