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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.)

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.)

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.)

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.)

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.)

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.)

Uncommon Impressions with Kyla Toomey

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There is something really special about using a tool you made on your work. Even the simplest of tools made with your own hands make marks that are uniquely yours. Kyla Toomey found that making simple tools enabled her to ...(Scroll for more.)

Altered Forms with Textured Surfaces with Bill Wilkey

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In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Network Presents video Series, Bill Wilkey shares his techniques for creating wheel-thrown-and-altered, as well as handbuilt pots with layers of texture. Bill begins on the wheel with a simple diner mug, and then moves on to a more-complex...(Scroll for more.)

Gestural Imagery & Form with Mel Griffin

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In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Mel Griffin presents her techniques for creating illustrated pottery that truly merges the surface and the form. A painter and illustrator at heart, but also in love with the ...(Scroll for more.)

Altering Surface & Form with Gay Smith

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In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Video Series, Gertrude Graham (nicknamed Gay) Smith shares the ways she works with freshly thrown pots to alter surface and form. Enamored with the tactile and responsive nature of clay, Gay chooses to make alterations on her pots immediately after they are thrown to create ...(Scroll for more).

Function & Adornment with Kate Maury

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In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Kate Maury shares her techniques for creating highly decorative and ornate, yet functional forms. Beginning with a simple presentation of how to make a press or sprig mold from ...(Scroll for more.)

Throwing Techniques

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Throwing Techniques is a collection of more than thirty carefully selected projects from more than two dozen talented ceramic artists. Get your creativity flowing as you discover the secrets to making ...(Scroll for more.)

Sketch & Stretch with Chandra DeBuse

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In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Video Series, Chandra DeBuse shares her techniques for constructing and decorating playful pottery. Using molds and templates made from bisqued clay, wood, and ...(Scroll for more.)

Precision Throwing & Intricate Carving with Adam Field

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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 video by master potter Adam Field, you’ll learn all the secrets to master strong throwing techniques through...(Scroll for more.)

Wheel Throwing Collection with Jennifer Allen

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Whether you are a beginner or intermediate potter, Jennifer Allen's Wheel Throwing Collection is right for you! Jennifer covers everything from how to wedge to how to make complex forms in these two ...(Scroll for more.)

Intermediate Wheel Throwing with Jennifer Allen

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In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Jennifer Allen draws on her years of teaching ceramics at the college level to present intermediate-level instruction on throwing on the potters wheel. A follow up to Jennifer's previous ...(Scroll for more.)

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