Precision Throwing & Intricate Carving with Adam Field
If you’ve ever wondered how certain potters can make such elegant pots, there’s really no secret—just learning some simple techniques and practice. In this latest video by master potter Adam Field, you’ll learn all the secrets to master strong throwing techniques through a series of demonstrations, as well as how to render beautiful carved surfaces. By the end of the video, you’ll have the knowledge to use these techniques to create your own elegant pots. Adam works in porcelain however all the techniques are suitable for any good throwing body.
- Chapter 1 - Studio Setup
- Chapter 2 - Making a Mug
- Chapter 3- Making a Large Serving Bowl
- Chapter 4 - Making a Large Jar
- Chapter 5 - Making a Butter Dish
- Bonus - Making Korean Tools
- Bonus - Building an Adjustable-Height Carving Table
About the Artist
Born and raised in Colorado, Adam Field earned his Bachelors of Art from Fort Lewis College. For two years, he immersed himself in the culturally rich art scene of the San Francisco Bay area, where he began his full-time studio practice. From there, he relocated to Maui, where he established a thriving studio business. He spent most of 2008 in Icheon, South Korea, studying traditional Korean pottery making techniques under sixth-generation Onggi master Kim Il Mahn. In 2013, he created and debuted HIDE-N-SEEKAH, a pottery scavenger hunt using the social media platform Instagram, at the NCECA conference in Houston, Texas. He also has been a summer resident at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. Adam currently maintains his studio in Durango, Colorado. His works are included in private collections and kitchen cabinets internationally. To learn more, please visit www.adamfieldpottery.com.