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Traditional Handicrafts of Jingdezhen

Feel the magnificent craftsmanship of traditional Jingdezhen porcelain. From the harvesting of Kaolin clay, purification, molding, outlining, painting, glazing to the building and firing in the 1300 C kiln. A remarkable feat of ‪Jingdezhen‬ potters – and more exciting to watch than any action movie in the Cinema! Do you want more content like this direct…

Ronald Pothier : Making a Stoneware Teapot

How teapots are made on a throwing wheel. Pottery made from Stoneware clay. Ronald Pothier is a potter from Quebec. Watch as he transforms a hunk of clay into a finished teapot. Get Ceramic News Straight to your Inbox Don’t worry, we don’t sell or spam your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Making Ceramic Texture Rollers Stamps

When it comes to texturing clay there are so many different ways to do it – one of the best ways to create your own style or brand of texturing is to make your own roller stamps! These make your ceramic pieces unique to you, as no one else can buy your handmade stamps! Creating…

How to kintsukuroi – Kintsugi, Japanese gold repair

Kintsukuroi (Kintsugi) : What is kintsugi? How can you use kintsugi to repair your broken pottery? What do you need to do Kintsugi? Find out here 🙂

Whichford Pottery: How we make our pots

An introduction to Whichford Pottery with Jim Keeling. Look around the garden at Whichford Pottery and see how they make their handmade terracotta pots. It really goes to show that you should appreciate local, home grown traditional businesses, and not just buy plastic pots from ikea. Next time you need a new plant pot –…

Making a Japanese Teapot

Teapots are a very traditional thing. They signify patience, sophistication and a deep amount of culture. One of the reasons is because teapots are simply so damn hard to make! So when you do finally make a good teapot, you take care of it and treat it like it is your own flesh and blood. Throwing a bowl…

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Pingu, Peppa Pig, and Pottery

Pingu Pottery – The Animated Series about Pingu How do you start to teach kids about the joys of pottery? Well, the people at Pingu decided they would give it a go 🙂 If you have kids in the right age (Well, I guess you’re never too old for Pingu!) let them watch it and…

Ceramic 3D Printers

3D Printing has been around for a couple of years now… but it has only been used with plastic filament. Well things are about to change, because you can now print in CERAMIC! That’s right – Ceramic 3D Printers! Obviously it’s not going to replace potters, but it is very interesting! Below is a video…

Alexandra Engelfriet Ceramic Artist

The camera observes closely how Alexandra Engelfriet molds pieces of clay into an object of art. The sounds and images of her working closely with the clay are so relaxing, and the studio in which she works is breathtaking. The video is shot in her studio in France. What a beautiful woman, her hands are…

Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing – Throwing a Bowl

Throwing on the wheel can be very hard work when starting out. In fact, lots of potters say that the first 10,000 bowls you throw are just preparing you to really start! Here is a quick video from Tim See with some great tips to help you out if you are just starting to play…

Creating Handmade Moroccan Mosaic Tiles

Have you ever made your own mosaic tiles? This short video shows you how you can make your own hand made Moroccan ceramic tiles. It’s stunning to think that after only a couple of steps, something this beautiful is made. The human spirit of design is so inspirational <3 facebook twitter Extra Bonus: Want a…

The Top 20 T-shirts for Cute & Quirky Potters

We have tirelessly scoured the internet, and have made a list of the Top 20 Pottery T-Shirts you need if you want to show off your Ceramic Artist / Cute & Quirky side! The Mask at the end is so surprising! All designs come in different sizes, colours and styles, for men and women, so you can order…

Anne Mette Hjortshøj “Paying Honest Attention”

Danish potter, Anne Mette Hjortshøj lives and works on the small island of Bornholm, situated in the Baltic Sea. This documentary gives a gentle and revealing insight into one of Denmark’s leading potters. It follows Hjortshøj’s daily life; collecting clay from the local beach for her glazes, throwing and making pots in her studio, and…

Warren MacKenzie

Warren MacKenzie has described his goal as the making of “everyday” pots. Not surprisingly though, his pots are found in major museums and command high prices among collectors. MacKenzie has always kept his prices low and for various time periods did not sign his work (1970s, most of the 2000s). Most of his output is produced in stoneware, although he has worked in porcelain at times during his career. A sample of his amazing work can be seen below, and you can get his pieces relatively well priced from galleries around the world, as well as on

Throwing a Tall Long – Necked Vase

Hand thrown Tall Porcelain Vase, with Long Neck by Matt Horne Pottery, February 2016. Using Audrey Blackman Porcelain. Let us know what you think in the comments! Do you want more content like this direct to your inbox? Don’t worry, we don’t sell or spam your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

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