Two Slick Ways to Make Distinctive Rims and Feet on Pottery

This clip was excerpted from Lively Forms and Expressive Surfaces with Mark Peters, which is ON SALE in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop thru November 15, 2016!

Considering the Details to Make Better Pots

We’ve all heard the saying, “it’s all in the details.” This sentiment rings especially true in functional pottery, or any fine craft. A weak rim or a feeble foot can be the difference between a good pot and a bad pot.

There are a lot of approaches to creating rims and feet that hold their own on a piece, and today we’ve compiled a couple of good little nuggets from Mark Peters’ video Lively Forms and Expressive Surfaces (which is 30 bucks off this weekend!). – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


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