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Gesture & Form with Nick Joerling

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Nick Joerling shares his techniques for combining handbuilding and wheel throwing to make his signature animated pottery. Enamored with marks and gestures that can only be made on a spinning wheel, Nick begins the video — as well as most of his work — on the potters wheel. He then switches to the table top so he can stretch the clay further into forms that are imbued with sensuality, life, and humor. In addition, he explains his glazing and decorating process and shares glaze recipes in the bonus features. Along the way, he shares tips, techniques,  as well as aesthetic insights for creating functional pottery that engages the imagination.

  • Introduction

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  • Chapter 1 - Bowl

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  • Chapter 2 - Vase

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  • Chapter 3 - Pocket Vase

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  • Chapter 4 - Closed Vase

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  • Chapter 5 - Decorating

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  • Conclusion

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  • Bonus - Olive & Daisy

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  • Bonus - Other Piece

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  • Bonus - Penguin

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  • Bonus - Studio Tour

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Nick Joerling

About the Artist

Nick Joerling is a full-time studio potter who has maintained a studio in Penland, North Carolina, since the mid-1980s. He received a B.A. in History from the University of Dayton, Ohio, and an M.F.A. in ceramics from Louisiana State University in 1986. He has taught in craft programs in the United States and abroad, been widely reviewed and exhibited, and is represented in public and private collections.

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