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ceramic Luminaries

How to Make Ceramic Luminaries

In this video, we see John Britt showing us how he creates ceramic luminaries for candles. John Britt is a studio potter in Baskerville, North Carolina. John is a self-taught potter who has taught and worked extensively at many locations…

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Pottery Studio Safety

20 Ways to Stay Safe in the Pottery Studio

Studio safety is key to living a long and healthy life as a potter. In our line of work, we can come into contact with many different job hazards that can cause us grief down the road. Being cautious and…

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pottery sink

How to Make a Sink

In this video, we see George Sifounios from Sifoutv Pottery demonstrating how to make a sink on the wheel. George Sifounios is a potter from Leros Island, Greece. He has been a potter since he was 25. George focuses on…

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Square Lasagna Dish

How to Make a Square Lasagna Dish

In this video, we see Bill van Gilder showing us how he makes a square lasagna dish. Bill van Gilder is a potter that resides atop of South Mountain in Central Maryland. He has been a professional potter for more…

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Wine Goblet

How to Make a Wine Goblet

In this video, Janis Wilson Hughes from Evolution Stoneware Pottery demonstrates how to make a wine goblet. Janis Wilson Hughes is a potter from Johnson City, Tennessee. Her work focuses on functional tableware that mainly relates to bottle forms and…

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ceramic ashtray

How to Make a Ceramic Ashtray

In this video, we see George Sifounios from Sifoutv Pottery demonstrating how to make an ashtray. George Sifounios is a potter from Leros Island, Greece. He has been a potter since he was 25. George focuses on teaching others how…

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How to Throw a Leaf Platter

In this video, we see Bill van Gilder demonstrating how to throw a leaf platter. Bill van Gilder is a potter that resides atop of South Mountain in Central Maryland. He has been a professional potter for more than 45…

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How to Create Pillow Texture on a Form

How to Create a Pillow Texture on a Form

Here you can find out how to Create a Pillow Texture on a Form

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How to Make a Closed Salt Shaker

In this video, we see John Britt showing us how he creates a closed salt shaker. John Britt is a studio potter in Baskerville, North Carolina. John is a self-taught potter who has taught and worked extensively at many locations…

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How to make a Greek Stamnos for Water

In this video, we see George Sifounios from Sifoutv Pottery demonstrating how to make a Greek stamnos for holding water. George Sifounios is a potter from Leros Island, Greece. He has been a potter since he was 25. George focuses…

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best light boxes

Best Light Boxes

Light boxes are extremely helpful for photographing your work. The difference between photos of ceramics that have been photographed in a light box is tremendous. If you want to get into galleries and other prestigious events, then you need top…

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potential art fair

Things to Look for in a Potential Art Fair

Art fairs can be a very fun and interesting way to interact with the art community and establish a strong network in the art world. At the same time, art fairs can be very expensive so it is important to…

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