Video of the Week: How to Throw and Assemble a Yummy Candy Dish

In my humble opinion, you can never have enough receptacles for candy. I really love Jake Allee’s candy dish project from his DVD Assembly Required: Building Complex Pottery Forms by Throwing, Altering, and Assembling because it reminds me that I could probably use some more candy dishes in my world.

More importantly, because of Jake’s technique of throwing, altering, stretching, and assembling, I started to really think about new ways to make them. Hope it whets your creative appetite too! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


 


This clip was excerpted from Assembly Required: Building Complex Pottery Forms by Throwing, Altering, and Assembling, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop!


 Allee_finishedTo learn more about Jake Allee or to see more images of his work, please visit www.jakeallee.com.

For more interesting wheel throwing techniques (including another project by Jake Allee!), download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Wheel Throwing Techniques: Tips on Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills.

Comments
  • How do you determine the size of the bottomless cylinder to insure it fits the stretched “hockey puck”?

  • Love it! Very clear explanation and demonstration. Thank you!

  • Excellent video and artist’s comments erudite and minimal. Am especially impressed with the camera angles i.e., close-ups and small upper left window showing two views. . .well done Jennifer and compliments to the crew at Ceramics Daily. . .thanks so much.

  • Thanks for sharing this – really inspiring – and you work so cleanly!

  • No matter how hard I looked, I could not find another project by Jake here:

    “For more interesting wheel throwing techniques (including another project by Jake Allee!), download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Wheel Throwing Techniques: Tips on Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills”

  • No matter how hard I looked, I could not find another project by Jake here:

    “For more interesting wheel throwing techniques (including another project by Jake Allee!), download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Wheel Throwing Techniques: Tips on Throwing Complex Pottery Forms Using Basic Throwing Skills.”

    What am I missing?

  • Jake,

    That was amazing how you put together different parts. In the end I was almost hoping to see you having used runny glaze to accentuate the lines and bubbles!

    Thanks, I enjoyed watching the technique.

    Miru

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