This clip was excerpted from Extreme Alterations: Deconstructing and Decorating the Thrown Form with Martina Lantin, which is one of the MANY videos available in CLAYflicks, the only video streaming service specifically for clay artists!
For most people who are new to throwing clay, an early goal is throwing large pots (that don’t weigh 40 pounds!). But it can be hard to figure out how to get clay from the base up into the walls, as well as how to add shape without having the whole thing collapse.
If you struggle with these problems, today’s video clip should help. In this clip, an excerpt from Martina Lantin’s video Extreme Alterations: Deconstructing and Decorating the Thrown Form, I’ve gathered three useful tips on throwing large pots to help you overcome obstacles that might be holding you back! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.
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