Donovan Palmquist's Approach to the Teapot
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.)
Runtime: 35 minutes
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- throwing with little water to make larger forms
- making bold cuts with a fettling knife to create dynamic surfaces
- thinning out a strainer so tea leaves don’t get trapped
and much more!