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Eric Louis: Traditional Acoma Horsehair Pottery

Traditional Acoma pottery has been made in the Acoma Pueblo area of New Mexico for centuries. The pottery is easily recognized due to its thin walls and the intricate geometric designs painted on the exteriors. Eric Louis grew up in Acoma Pueblo learning how to make this type of pottery.

The Big Pottery Book List
Advanced Ceramics
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The Big Pottery Book List

When you have the right pottery book, creating with clay can be freeing and amazing. You can create anything that you can imagine. However, it can be hard to understand how to do certain techniques correctly when you are first starting out. If you are learning at home or seeking

mishima a mug
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Julia Claire: How to Mishima a Mug

Take Julia’s Online Workshop about making a darted mug!   Tap for tunes! ? A little morning Mishima jam sesh! This technique is using wax resist on leather hard pots. That sweet stage before it dries! #ceramics #potteryvideo #potteryvideos #timelapse #leatherhard #instapottery #juliaclairesclay #mishima #wip #mug #amacounderglaze #amaco #iphoneonly #piabrush

Kiln Location
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Choosing a Kiln Location

Kilns are an essential tool for any potter and great care should be used when buying and installing a kiln, and one of the most important parts of getting a kiln is figuring out the kiln location. Disastrous events can occur if you were to place a kiln in an improper

How to Read a Glaze Recipe
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Glaze Recipes: How to read Glaze Recipes & Create your own Glazes

Glaze Recipes: How to read Glaze Recipes & Create your own Glazes!
Once you understand how to read a glaze recipe you will have the freedom to start creating your own glaze recipes and altering glaze recipes to create new and interesting glazes.

vacuum to glaze
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Using a Vacuum to Glaze

Feeling Mos def Glazing pottery with help from shop vac #pottery #potter #hiphop #artist A post shared by Rich Brown (@pottery32) on Mar 15, 2017 at 5:25pm PDT In this video, we see Rich Brown from Pottery32 using a vacuum to assist with glazing. Rich Brown is potter and middle

balloon to glaze
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Using a Balloon to Glaze

Trying my hand at balloon resist. Seems to work pretty well. Shot by @mulberryandelm. . #mugshotmonday #mug #cup #ceramics #pottery #stoneware #glazing #workinprogress #wip #potteryvideo #potteryvideos A post shared by Jeremy Smoler (@jeremy_smoler) on Apr 10, 2017 at 12:35pm PDT In this video, we see Jeremy from Jeremy_Smoler demonstrating how

paper resist for underglazing
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Paper Resist for Underglazing

surprise face #pollyfern #ceramics #illustration #paperresist A post shared by Polly Fern (@pollyfern) on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:40am PDT In this video, we see Polly Fern from PollyFern showing how paper resists works. Polly is an illustrator, ceramicist, and canary keeper in the Uk whose work focuses on characters

glaze large bowls
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

How to Make It Easier to Glaze Large Bowls

Double dipping a larger bowl. I use the knife to help get the excess glaze out of this form. My carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve issues make it painful to “tilt” the piece all the way. I came up with this solution in a dream I had. It works well.

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