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How to Make a Funnel for Pour Over Coffee

How to Make a Funnel for Pour Over Coffee

In this video, we see John Britt showing us how he creates funnels for pour over coffee. 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 including at Penland School of Crafts. John is also the author of The Complete…

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How to Throw off the Hump

Throwing off the hump can save time when it comes to throwing multiple pieces in one sitting. There are certain precautions that must be taken in order for the thrown pieces to survive, but once the precautions are taken the thrown pieces will survive with little failure. In this article, we are going to discuss…

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 including at Penland School of Crafts. John is also the author of The Complete Guide…

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 taking preventative measures is the best way to stay safe in the studio for the…

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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 teaching others how to do pottery through instructional videos. These videos cover topics from throwing,…

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 than 45 years. Bill has established and managed two large training pottery centers in Southern…

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 containers for liquids. These items range from decanters, olive oil bottles, mugs, teapots, and cups.…

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 to do pottery through instructional videos. These videos cover topics from throwing, glazing, decorating, and…

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 years. Bill has established and managed two large training pottery centers in Southern Africa. He…

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

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 including at Penland School of Crafts. John is also the author of The Complete Guide…

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 on teaching others how to do pottery through instructional videos. These videos cover topics from…

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 quality photographs. If you want top quality photographs, then you need a great light box.…

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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 choose the right ones so that you earn a profit and not a loss at…

how to clean your studio

How to Clean your Studio

Cleaning your studio regularly is essential to having a safe environment to work. If you do not clean a pottery studio regularly then the dust from the clay can build up and cause long-term issues with your health. In this article, we are going to discuss how to clean your studio, steps to clean your…

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