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How to Throw a Pear

How to Throw a Pear

throwing a happy little pear?#pears #sculpture #porcelain #pottery #potteryvideos #clay #ceramics #wheelthrown #wheelthrownpottery A post shared by Don & Cristina (@fishpaint5) on May 8, 2017 at 2:30pm PDT In this video, we see Don from FishPaint5 demonstrating how he throws and shapes a pear on the wheel. Don is a teacher of ceramics and his…

How to Throw a Pumpkin

How to Throw a Pumpkin

Be sure to read the caption at the end of the video. The pumpkin behind me is a 200lb thrown piece from when I was young and crazy, still crazy but old?#pumpkin#clay #ceramics #wheelthrown #shino A post shared by Don & Cristina (@fishpaint5) on Mar 10, 2017 at 9:27am PST In this video, we see…


How to Sgraffito

Focus. Meditation at *work*. #canadianceramics #greenwoodpottery #sgraffito #blackandwhite #pottery #clay #theclayspace A post shared by Rachel Greenwood (@rachelgreenwood_pottery) on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:13pm PST In this video, Rachel Greenwood of CanvasAndClay shows us how she sgraffitos. Rachel Greenwood is a co-owner and instructor at The Clay Space and her work focuses on carved and…

How to Organize your Pottery Studio

How to Organize Your Pottery Studio

Keeping your pottery studio organized can be hard work. Studios are a potter’s personal creative space, and like all creative spaces – they can get very messy very quickly. Pottery studios vary from potter to potter; we all have our own preference as to where things go, how things are done, and the cleaning of…

Stoned Mode Pottery

Pottery : Stoned Mode

We LOVE this “Stoned Mode” video of Gustavo Villalobos! It’s so relaxing & satisfying!

How to Read a Glaze Recipe

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

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 school art teacher of 15…

balloon to glaze

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 he glazes the outside of…

paper resist for underglazing

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 and animals with colorful underglazes…

glaze large bowls

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. Firing off the first kiln…

glaze long pieces

How to Glaze Long Pieces

glazing a 28″ tall vase?#potterymaking #potteryvideos #bigpot #pottery #ceramics #clay #glazing A post shared by Don & Cristina (@fishpaint5) on Apr 22, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT In this video, we see Don from FishPaint5 demonstrating how to easily glaze a long piece. Don is a teacher of ceramics and his work focuses on functional pieces…

metal caliper

Calipers: All You Need to Know

Potters use calipers to measure things, usually openings and galleries in lidded forms. Calipers can be very helpful for potters and help get rid of the guesswork. Calipers also have lots of other beneficial uses, and in this article, we will discuss them. We will also discuss the different caliper options, and some suggested places…

spiral faceted mug

How to Carve a Spiral Faceted Mug

・ 斜面取です。 根性が曲がっているので、ねじりながら削るのも楽しく削れます!笑 ・・ Faceting! ・・・ #うつわ#器#面取り#面取 #ceramics #pottery #porcelain A post shared by Haruya Abe 阿部春弥 (@abe_haruya) on Aug 13, 2016 at 7:04pm PDT In this video, we can see Abe Haruya from Abe_Haruya creating a spiral faceted cup. Abe Haruya’s work focuses on faceting, design work on the center of bowls and plates,…

how to throw a marbled mug

How to Throw a Marbled Mug

Made a buncha cups today ? I’ve got a couple shows to prep for!! #myhandsarepruny A post shared by Melanie Westheiden (@swellceramics) on Jul 6, 2017 at 2:54pm PDT In this video, we see Melanie Westheiden from Swell Ceramics throwing a marbled mug. Melanie is from the Outer Banks and her work currently focuses on…

carving the rim

Carving the Rim of a Plate for Variety

・ Merry X’mas. ・・ #しのぎ#矢羽根#阿部春弥 #ceramics #pottery #porcelain #クリスマス感ゼロ #これは3寸皿#手数で勝負 A post shared by Haruya Abe 阿部春弥 (@abe_haruya) on Dec 23, 2016 at 9:47pm PST In this video, we can see Abe Haruya from Abe_Haruya adding a design onto the rim of his plate for variety. How to Carve The Rim On The Plate If…

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