Making a Thrown and Handbuilt Tea Infuser Set
In this video, Gwendolyn Yoppolo demonstrates how to create a wheel-thrown and handbuilt tea infuser set. Gwendolyn shows how you can use the wheel to generate basic forms, and then transform them into unique, eye-catching functional objects.
Runtime: Approximately 1 hour, 14 minutes
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Chapter 1 – Making the Three Parts
Chapter 2 – Assembly
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About the Artist
Gwendolyn Yoppolo creates sensuous kitchen and tableware that uses the physical experience of hunger and satiation to allude to larger issues of human desire and relationship. A professional potter for more than 20 years, Gwendolyn earned a BA in sociology from Haverford College, an MA in education from Columbia University, and her MFA in ceramics from Penn State University. A passionate educator and thinker, as well as a maker, her writing can be found in Studio Potter and Pottery Making Illustrated magazines, and the book Passion and Pedagogy: Relation, Creation, and Transformation in Teaching. Currently Gwendolyn is an assistant professor of ceramics at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. To learn more about Gwendolyn, please visit www.gwendolynyoppolo.com.