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Four Approaches to the Teapot

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Teapots hold a special place in the hearts of potters and learning how to make teapots is a big milestone in any potter’s artistic development. Made up of multiple components — spout, handle, lid, knob, body, etc. — teapots pose ...(Scroll for more.)

Randy Johnston's Approach to the Teapot

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Randy Johnston has been making work in his Wisconsin studio for 45 years and recently retired from his position of professor and chair of the art department at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls. In this newly released footage, Randy creates a slab-built teapot with a wheel-thrown lid. (Scroll for more.)

Julia Galloway's Approach to the Teapot

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Julia Galloway is a utilitarian potter, director of the School of Art and professor at the University of Montana, Missoula. In this brand new footage, she throws a classic teapot, clearly explaining the mechanics of a good teapot. With both wheel throwing and handbuilding techniques, there is something for everyone here! ...(Scroll for more.)

Lisa Naples's Approach to the Teapot

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Lisa Naples holds an MFA in ceramics from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She currently resides in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, where she makes pottery and narrative sculpture from her barn studio. In this previously unreleased presentation, Lisa shares how she constructs her animated crow teapots using very soft slabs. (Scroll for more.)

Donovan Palmquist's Approach to the Teapot

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Donovan Palmquist earned his MFA in ceramics at the University of Minnesota in 1988, and has been making pots for more than 30 years. In this demonstration, excerpted from his full-length video, Donovan shows how to create well balanced, functional, and beautiful teapots on the wheel. (Scroll for more.)

From the Studio to the Kitchen with Didem Mert

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In this video, Didem Mert shares her handbuilding techniques for three of her signature forms, as well as her bone-dry decorating with terra sigillata, underglazes and slips. Then, she heads to the kitchen and shares two of her favorite recipes to serve from her pots. Yum! (Scroll for more.)

Talking Clay: Perspectives on a Passion

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Simon Levin and Steven Rolf are passionate about pots. They have been involved with pots for a long time. Making pots. Teaching pots. Looking at pots. Talking about pots. And talking some more. Their thoughtful analysis and study of ceramics have been inspirational and instructional to...(Scroll for more.)

Science for Potters

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Science for Potters, by Linda Bloomfield, covers those aspects of science that are useful to potters and that help to give a deeper understanding of ceramic materials and processes. By gaining a deeper understanding of materials, their structure, composition, origins, and how...(Scroll for more.)

Mix & Match: Surface Techniques with Brenda Quinn

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In this follow up to Mix & Match: Forming Techniques, Brenda Quinn demonstrates how she creates her beautifully patterned surfaces. The key to a great surface is ...(Scroll down for more.)

Mix & Match: Forming Techniques with Brenda Quinn

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In this video presentation, Brenda Quinn shares her versatile and accessible approach to form. You’ll discover how she mixes and matches techniques to come up with...(Scroll down for more.)

Clay & Cuisine

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Handmade pots and home-cooked meals go hand in hand and it is not surprising that many potters also happen to be foodies. So we decided to put together another book that combines food and pots, a follow up to Sumi von Dassow’s popular book In the Potters Kitchen. Clay & Cuisine brings together...(Scroll for more.)

Making and Decorating a Tea Set with Amelia Stamps

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Tea sets are a wonderful challenge for the ceramic artist and the best tea sets have complimentary elements that are carried through each piece of the set without looking too “matchy matchy” (that’s a technical term, in case you were wondering). In this video, Amelia Stamps shares her processes...(Scroll down for more.)

Figure to Function with Tara Wilson

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Inspired by the human form and the natural world, Tara Wilson strives to make “pots that speak softly yet reveal complexity in both form and surface through continued investigation and use.” And her pots do that so well! In this video, Tara demonstrates...(Scroll down for more.)

Elevating the Handmade with Julia Galloway

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In this video, Julia Galloway shares a wide variety of her inventive throwing and handbuilding techniques, her beautiful surface techniques, and so much more! Julia covers five...(Scroll down for more.)

Forming, Finishing, & Firing with Donovan Palmquist

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In this video, Donovan Palmquist shares his techniques for creating, decorating and wood firing his understated and elegant pots! Starting out on the wheel with a teapot and a tea caddy, Donovan breaks down these complicated forms...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Jars, Vases, Boxes, & Baskets

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Handmade pots find homes in various places around the house. From the vase in the living room that holds fresh-cut garden blooms, to canisters in the pantry, to the cookie jar on the kitchen counter, to the whiskey bottle or flask in the liquor cabinet, they add a personal touch to our environment. Part of the Ceramic Arts Select Series—which focuses on...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Kitchen Pots, Bakers, & Serving Vessels

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Every potter has certain common forms in their repertoire–think bowls and mugs. But the kitchen is home to various less-common pots-from muffin pans and juicers, to batter bowls and salt shakers–that are great fun for the potter to investigate. Part of the Ceramic Arts Select Series, this book showcases pots used for...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Pitchers, Teapots, Cups & Mugs

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Pouring and drinking vessels are some of the most commonly used items in any home. As such, they need to function well, be ready to work overtime, and be engaging objects to interact with. These parameters provide a...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Plates, Platters, & Bowls

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From a large platter intended to be hung on a wall to a small treat bowl, and everything in between, there is no end to the creative expression possible with plates, platters, and bowls. Part of the Ceramic Arts Select Series, this book is a testament...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series

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Collect all four and save! Introducing the Ceramic Arts Select Series! Each edition of the Ceramic Arts Select Series focuses on specific related forms and presents some of the best examples of how contemporary artists are...(Scroll down for more.)

Part Sculpture - Part Function with Jerilyn Virden

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Want to make beautiful functional pots that could also be described as sculpture for the tabletop? In Part Sculpture–Part Function: Handbuilding Graceful Minimalist Forms, Jerilyn Virden shares...(Scroll down for more.)

Extreme Alterations with Martina Lantin

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Are you interested in altering, but afraid to step out of your comfort zone? Do you struggle with throwing larger volumetric pots? In this video, Martina Lantin will teach you how to throw caution to the wind and push the boundaries of your clay body to create exciting...(Scroll down for more.)

Clay: A Studio Handbook

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Originally published in 2001, Vince Pitelka’s Clay: A Studio Handbook has been an essential, all-inclusive studio text for students, studio artists, educators and all those interested in the art of clay for years. Now it is back fully updated, expanded, and better than ever with beautiful...(Scroll down for more.)

Layering Techniques for Sumptuous Surfaces with Colleen Riley

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Have you ever opened a bisque kiln and felt completely overwhelmed by the entire load of blank pots? Are you tired of the dip-and-done approach to glazing? Do you wish you could create surfaces with more depth? If you have answered yes to any of the above questions then...(Scroll down for more.)

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