This clip was excerpted from Gesture and Form: Throwing and Handbuilding, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop!
Activate your work with gestural marks from simple tools
by Nick Joerling
Nick Joerling likes to make pots that are “active in the mind and imagination.” He achieves this goal by making gestural marks with simple tools on the wheel and then stretching and bending the clay to enhance those marks. In today’s post, I have compiled some highlights of how Nick creates his animated “Envelope Vase,” which are excerpted from his video Gesture and Form: Throwing and Handbuilding, – Jennifer Harnetty, editor
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