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Assembly Required with Jake Allee

Jake Allee demonstrates the various ways he cuts up and alters thrown forms and puts them back together again to make interesting vessels. Throughout the process, Jake explains the design decisions he incorporates to hold the pieces together. In addition, he explains how sketching plays a role in his work, keeping his mind engaged in the creative process even when he is away from the pottery studio. In watching this video, you’ll learn to look at basic forms differently and be inspired to come up with new and interesting forms of your own.

Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes

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Contents:

Introduction
Chapter 1 – Hex Jar
Chapter 2 – Candy Dish
Chapter 3 – Uxmal Jar
Chapter 4 – Quatrefoil Vase
Chapter 5 – Pitcher
Conclusion
Bonus-Drawing

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Jake Allee

About the Artist

Jake Allee holds a BFA from The University of Iowa, and an MFA from the University of North Texas. During his academic career, he participated in study abroad programs in Italy at the International School of Graphic Arts in Venice, and The University of the Andes in Venezuela. Jake has taught at Yavapai Community College in Clarkdale, Arizona, as well as McLennan Community College and Tyler Junior College in Texas. He currently lives in Grand Junction Colorado and teaches at Mesa State College. Jake’s work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. For more information, please visit www.jakeallee.com.

Comments
  • Rebecca H.

    I learned so much from this series. Beautiful work and great ideas and techniques. Thank you!

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