Form, Pattern, & Underglaze with Meredith Host
In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Meredith Host shares her techniques for creating wheel-thrown pottery to which she adds colorful underglaze decoration. Meredith throws several of her forms, explaining tips for success with each one. After the throwing demonstrations, Meredith leads you step-by-step through her decorating technique where you’ll discover that getting colorful surfaces can add a whole new dimension to your pottery.
- Chapter 1 - Cup, Saucer, & Mug
- Chapter 2 - 2-Part Vases
- Chapter 3 - Screen Printing
- Chapter 4 - Preparing Underglaze
- Chapter 5 - Decorating Plates
- Chapter 6 - Decorating a Vase
- Chapter 7 - Using Decals
- Bonus - How to Clean Screens
About the Artist
Meredith Host was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Kansas City Art Institute in 2001. Meredith has spent time at numerous ceramic residencies including The School for American Crafts at RIT in Rochester, New York, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Newcastle, Maine, and Dresdner Porzellan Manufactory in Dresden, Germany. In 2008, she completed her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from The Ohio State University. In 2011, Meredith was chosen as an Emerging Artist by both the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) and Ceramics Monthly. She now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she is a full time studio potter. For more information, please visit www.meredithhost.com.