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Printing and Embossing Clay With Linocuts

Posted On October 1, 2012 3 Comments

If I wasn’t a potter, I would probably be a printmaker – not that you can’t be both, but these days I barely have time to be a potter. So for now, I just satisfy my love for printed things by printing on clay.

One printing technique that I have been meaning to try lately is printing with linocuts. I love the “wood-blocky” effect that these prints have. In today’s post, Paul Andrew Wandless demonstrates how linocuts can be made and used for printing onto clay and stamping into clay. Fun! 

Cover Image of the Ceramics Arts Daily Presents DVD Screen Printing on Clay with Paul Wandless

Screen Printing on Clay

Posted On June 29, 2012 Comments Off

Paul Andrew Wandless shares some of the fundamentals of the screen-printing process and shows you how to screen print images on clay. He covers techniques that are easy and accessible so that you’ll be ready to experiment with them right away. Best of all the processes in this video can be done in any home studio and do not require any expensive or specialized equipment. Through his diligent step-by-step demonstrations and explanations, you’ll learn how to create screens and put images onto those screens using a variety of techniques. In addition, you’ll learn successful methods for printing your images alone or in combination to make beautiful and complex images on both greenware and bisqueware. The creative possibilities are limitless!

Join or Renew Potters Council and Receive a Free DVD

Posted On February 23, 2011 9 Comments
JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY… and receive the following DVD for FREE: 10 Great Tips & Techniques from the Masters, Volume II. This DVD features the following artists:Melisa Cadell, Philippe Faraut, Erin Furimsky, Frank Giorgini, Robin Hopper, Mark Peters, Sandi Pierantozzi, Nan Rothwell, Gil Stengel, and Paul Andrew Wandless         This… Read More »
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Surface Decoration Video: Exploring Options for Layering Screen Printed Images on Clay

Posted On December 3, 2010 22 Comments

This past summer, I had the pleasure of spending a couple of days with Paul Andrew Wandless to film an instructional DVD on screenprinting on clay. In any video production, there are inevitably parts that get left on the cutting room floor. But lucky for us, they don’t have to be lost forever because we can share them on Ceramic Arts Daily – which is what I will do today. In this clip, Paul demonstrates how screens and stencils can be layered to add more impact to an image.

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How to Make Your Own Hand-Drawn Screens for Screen Printing on Clay

Posted On October 29, 2010 18 Comments

I can hardly contain my excitement because today, we are announcing our new DVD series! We started this video series with the goal of helping you gain more access to instruction on a wide variety of techniques from top-notch artists. Our first title, Screen Printing on Clay with Paul Andrew Wandless, is now heading off to the replication company! And today, I am happy to present an excerpt from it in which Paul demonstrates how to use screen block and screen filler to make hand-drawn silk screens for printing on clay. Watch the video!

Membership Committee Update

Posted On July 20, 2010 0 Comments
  The NCECA Conference in Philadelphia was wonderful and it was great to see so many active Potters Council members attending. The conference is always a great place for everyone to get together and share information about what we all love to do. At the Potters Council open board meeting we were able to thank… Read More »
On the Cover: Mike Jabbur’s liquor service, 12 in. (30 cm) in height, glazed porcelain and unglazed earthenware.

Pottery Making Illustrated May/June 2010

Posted On April 27, 2010 Comments Off

Theme: Throwing
It’s time to break out of those winter doldrums and get psyched with some fresh ideas for spring! We’ve got some hot projects and groovy techniques we think you’ll really enjoy. They’re not too complicated and allow for a lot of creativity. You’ll have fun displaying your thrown pieces in a handbuilt unit, or maybe you’d like to try your hand at cutting apart your work and reassembling it. David Hendley demonstrates how to take extruded forms and finish them off on the wheel, while Keith Phillips wows us with his salt and pepper shakers. The sooner you get to the studio, the sooner you’ll have some new pieces made.

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Testing 1…2…3: How to Test Clay Bodies to Find the Right Sculpture or Pottery Clay for Your Work

Posted On October 21, 2009 5 Comments

Today, Paul Wandless explains how a combination of simple tests can give you plenty of information that will make choosing and learning about pottery and sculpture clays a little easier. 

July Potters’ Pages and Survey Request

Posted On July 15, 2009 0 Comments
July Potters’ Pages HighlightsIn the May issue of Potters’ Pages the Membership Committee began its discussion on initiatives that came from our Member Meeting held in April. Take a moment and read the Membership Committee article in the July issue of Potters’ Pages. Now we need your opinion. We have put together a five minute… Read More »
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The Details on Decal Paper for Ceramics

Posted On July 23, 2008 17 Comments

In today’s feature, Philadelphia ceramic artist Paul Andrew Wandless gives a primer on using decals on ceramic work. Paul discusses the various options of decal papers that can be used on ceramics and pottery.