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Tagged:  Annie Chrietzberg




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Color Splash: How to Make Vibrant Bursts of Color on Pottery Using Ceramic Colorants and Slip

Posted On August 11, 2014 22 Comments

Annie Chrietzberg explains Lana Wilson’s process for decorating pottery with colored slips and shares the clear cone 6 glaze recipe she uses to finish these pieces.

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Layers of Information: How to Build Surface Texture Layer by Layer

Posted On February 18, 2013 4 Comments

Today, Annie Chrietzberg explains how Lana Wilson uses bisque stamps, textured materials, rolling, and paddling to create layered texture on her work. She also explains her darting technique for creating a slab-built platter.

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From Slab to Grab: Creating Textured Handles

Posted On August 22, 2012 7 Comments

Texture in clay can be addictive. Who doesn’t love pressing objects into a piece of soft clay? And why stop at the handles? As Annie Chrietzberg demonstrates in today’s post, textured slab handles are a great way to carry texture throughout a piece – plus they are less messy than pulled handles and can provide instant gratification. Have a look!

 

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Pottery Making Illustrated November/December 2010

Posted On October 18, 2010 0 Comments

Theme: Functional Tableware

Remember the rule about form following function? Well, here’s an issue that really illustrates that your forms can be highly creative and still get the job done. Annie Chrietzberg writes about Paul Donnelly’s excellent cup and saucer combinations in our featured project for this issue, and she’s joined by other equally creative takes on the idea of functional creative forms. Martha Grover demonstrates how to make a stunning lidded form, and Joan Bruneau and Arthur Halvorsen provide two entirely different takes on ways on making exciting flower holders. You’ll enjoy all four projects and much more in this issue.

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Paul Donnelly’s tea tray is inspired by a variety of things: Architecture, landscape and by the practical desire to keep furniture ring free and a spoon or snack close at hand.

A Potter Extends the Practicality of a Cup and Saucer Set

Posted On October 4, 2010 39 Comments

Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes, and Paul Donnelly’s tea trays are a prime example of this. Today, Paul Donnelly explains how he makes his tea trays using a combination of wheel throwing, press molding and slab-building techniques.

Pottery Making Illustrated September/October 2010

Posted On August 20, 2010 1 Comment

Theme: Surface Decoration

It’s hard to believe that it’s already approaching fall meaning
school and the Holidays are close behind. For the past several years,
we’ve celebrated the surface with our September/October issue and this
year we’re continuing that tradition with a stellar lineup of articles.
Take a look…

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A Smart Hanging System That Helps Functional Pottery Double as Ceramic Wall Art

Posted On June 30, 2010 25 Comments

In today’s post, Annie Chrietzberg explains a clever hanging system that potter Christine Boyd developed for her functional work so it could be hung on the wall when not in use. She also describes the home-made tools Christine invented to make the system easy and quick to construct.

Pottery Making Illustrated July/August 2010

Posted On June 17, 2010 Comments Off

Theme: Firing
If you think about it, Pottery Making Illustrated is like a
two-month ‘workshop’ delivered to your door. In the July/August issue
we’ve assembled a group of potters and experts exploring some
firing-related topics you’ll find exciting.

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What Galleries Want from Ceramic Artists: Advice From Top Ceramic Gallery Owners

Posted On April 12, 2010 17 Comments

So, you’ve built up a solid body of work and you feel ready to take the plunge into finding gallery  representation. But where do you start? We get these types of questions a lot here at CAD, so we decided to gather up some information from established artists and gallery owners and make it a free download for our readers. Today, I am presenting an excerpt in which Annie Chrietzberg gives some tips for figuring out what galleries want.