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Icheon Masters: Reviving the Korean Ceramic Tradition.. Beautiful!

Ceramic Masters of Icheon Ceramics The skills of Ceramic Masters of Icheon Ceramics are truly phenomenal. They make this look very easy but it’s taken them decades of hard graft to get to this level! Don’t miss your chance to…

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paulus berensohn

A beautiful insight into the mind of the ceramic artist Paulus Berensohn.

The Ceramic Artist, Paulus Berensohn What a beautiful insight into the mind of the ceramic artist, Paulus Berensohn. He was made an Honorary Member of NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) in 2013, and his book is…

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sodium silicate to create crackled texture

Using Sodium Silicate to Create Crackled Texture with Hsin-Chuen Lin

He starts with a lump of clay and some sodium silicate… 20 minutes later? I really want to try this! In this video, Hsin–Chuen Lin demonstrates another way of throwing which is using a sodium silicate to create crackled texture. Wow! This simple…

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jude ridgeway

Inspiration of the day: Jude Ridgway: Saggar Fired & Reconstructions

Inspiration of the day: Jude Ridgway: saggar fired & reconstructions “Inspiration is from many sources; classical and primitive ceramics; archaeological pottery reconstructed; the colour of rusted metals; weathered wood and other exposed surfaces which have that rich patina of age;…

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tim scill

Inspiration of the day: Tim Scull: Ceramic Artist

Inspiration of the day: Tim Scull: Ceramic Artist Tim Scull’s work has become quite diversified over the last several years including a multitude of firing techniques as in Raku, Pit firing, Sawdust firing, Saggar firing, Fuming techniques, Crystalline, Wood firings,…

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wheel throwing tips

How high have you thrown on the wheel? Maybe these tips will help you

How high have you thrown on the wheel? Awesome Wheel Throwing Tips by Adam Field Adam field is pleased to show us how to cut the cylinder in half and showed the hand placements. Adam also demonstrates the alternative methods…

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matthew chambers

Today’s Inspiration : Mathew Chambers

Matthew Chambers & His  Circular Ceramic Sculptures Matthew Chambers created wonderful concentrically layered Ceramic Sculptures and Vessels. These hand-built ceramic vessels and sculptures are containing dozens of thin concentric layers. Each “layer” is an individual section thrown on a wheel which…

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spode blue italian

Ever wondered how a Spode Blue Italian piece is made?

Spode Blue Italian: Perfection for 200 years. How Spode Blue Italian Pieces is Made Nestled in the heart of The Potteries, Stoke-on Trent, England, there they make Spode’s Blue Italian.

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Beautiful Chemical Reactions

You might also like… How to use an Atomizer Sprayer / Glaze Sprayer Patricia Bridges of Bridges Pottery shows us how to use a “Glaze Sprayer” or “Atomizer Sprayer” to decorate your ceramics with glaze. This is a great … Katie…

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how to make a stein

How To Make a Stein

  How To Make a Stein Learn how to make a stein creatively. What is Stein? Stein is a shortened form of Steinzeugkrug, which is German for stoneware jug. According to Mr. Wikipedia, “Beer stein (/ˈstaɪn/ STYNE), or simply stein, is an English neologism for either…

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