It’s back to the grind after a few days off for thanksgiving. To help ease the transition back into the work week, here’s a little Monday video for you. In this video, an excerpt from the utterly inspiring DVD Pieces and Patterns: Complex Forms from Handbuilt and Wheel-Thrown PartsDeborah Schwartzkopf, a master at designing beautiful non-round functional pottery, shows us how she makes her dessert bowls. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.



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This clip was excerpted from Pieces and Patterns: Complex Forms from Handbuilt and Wheel-Thrown Parts, with Deborah Schwartzkopf,
which is available the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore.

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To learn more about Deb Schwartzkopf or see more images of her work, please visit


 For more fabulous forming techniques, be sure to download your free copy of Five Great Handbuilding Techniques: Variations on Classic Techniques for Making Contemporary Handbuilt Pottery.

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