Shop
Pages:

Handbuilding with Color and Texture with Lana Wilson

from $29.97

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, the one-and-only Lana Wilson shares her handbuilding and decorating techniques for colorful, energetic, and playful pots. In addition to the selection of fast, easy, high-success projects demonstrated, you’ll love Lana’s...(Scroll for more!)

Image & Design Transfer Techniques

from $13.98

Save 30%

For many years, ceramic artists have used printmaking, drawing and photography to enhance the surfaces of their work. Using underglazes, slips, and glazes it’s entirely possible to take advantage many 2-D mediums to decorate both functional ...(Scroll for more.)

Electric Kiln Ceramics, 4th Edition

from $34.98

Save 30%

The electric kiln has helped to open the doors of the ceramic world to more and more people due to its convenience, ease of use, and economical benefits, and this...(Scroll for more.)

Designing for Function with Paul Donnelly

from $27.98

Save 30%

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Paul Donnelly shares his varied techniques for making pottery that functions well both aesthetically and in use. Using his tea trays – a cup and saucer set with an expanded tray for a snack or a spoon – as examples, Paul demonstrates how ...(Scroll for more.)

Cone 5–6 Glazes

from $13.98

Save 30%

The first printing of Cone 5-6 Glazes: Materials & Recipes sold out quickly, but we’re happy to announce that it is back in print in a beautiful new format. This best seller brings together some of the top glaze experts in ceramics to provide...(Scroll for more!)

Simply Ornate with A. Blair Clemo

from $27.98

Save 30%

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, A. Blair Clemo shares his unconventional pottery making techniques, which combine handbuilding, press molding, and wheel throwing. The building blocks of Blair’s ...(Scroll for more.)

Darted & Decorated with Jennifer Allen

from $39.97

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents Video Series, Jennifer Allen demonstrates her techniques for creating her beautiful porcelain pots. Jennifer begins the video as she began her personal exploration of form: by making simple alterations on wheel thrown forms, pointing out that interesting forms can be developed ...(Scroll for more.)

Handbuilding: Texture + Surface

from $19.97

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, we treat you to a compilation of four handbuilding techniques excerpted from four of our most popular videos. Discover the creative ways Sandi Pierantozzi, Amy Sanders, Jeremy Randall and Lisa Naples approach...(Scroll for more!)

Glazing Techniques

from $19.97

In Glazing Techniques you’ll discover how dozens of talented artists approach glazing using a variety of techniques, materials and firing ranges to achieve stunning surfaces that are sure to inspire your work. This book provides step-by-step details on...(Scroll for more.)

The Graphic Pot with Jason Bige Burnett

from $39.97

In this edition of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents Video Series, Jason Bige Burnett shares his techniques for creating colorful, handbuilt pots with a graphic punch! Combining his background in printmaking and graphic design with his love of clay, Jason begins with an in-depth introduction to screen printing–from how to mix ...(Scroll for more.)

Surface Decoration Techniques

from $19.97

Ceramic art consists of two major components: surface and form. Either one can make your sculpture or pot a success or a failure. In Surface Decoration Techniques, you’ll discover a wealth of ...(Scroll for more.)

Making and Decorating with Lisa Orr

from $29.97

In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Lisa Orr divulges the secrets of creating her expressive pots and sumptuous oozy surfaces. Lisa starts out with the building blocks of her forms—handmade sprig molds ...(Scroll for more.)

Platters: Four Approaches to Making and Decorating Plates

from $19.97

It is a common misconception to think that plates are easy forms to make because the challenge of achieving height isn’t there. But plates can be tricky. Issues of warping and cracking can be common if you don’t know what you’re doing. So, in this Ceramic Arts Daily Presents Compilation, we’ve gathered four talented artists to demonstrate how they approach plates. (Scroll for more.)

Meredith Host – Dinner Plate with Stenciled Underglaze Decoration

$9.97

Meredith Host’s wheel-thrown plates begin as large clay discs with lots of supporting clay, which allows her to get excellent compression to avoid cracks. The excess clay is lathed away at just the right time in the trimming process. She then explains and demonstrates how the continuous curve on the top surface of the plate not only makes a great canvas for decoration, but also helps in the structural support.

Adam Field – Thrown Plate with Altered and Carved Rim

$9.97

Plates require more clay that a lot of other forms and Adam Field starts off with great tips on how to set the clay up right from the beginning to make your job easier. Throughout the demo, Adam discusses structural considerations that he takes to make his plates function as beautifully as they look. In addition he shares some nifty tips on some improvised tools he uses from items that most of us would just throw away. Rather than decorating the center part of his plate, Adam Field chooses to decorate the rim with his carving and shares the secrets to setting up his intricate repeating patterns.

Ben Carter – Drape-Molded Oval Platter

$9.97

If you’d like to make a large platter that isn’t round, using a slab and a slump mold can be just the ticket. Ben Carter makes this mold with insulating foam board, and creates a lovely undulating rim with sewn fabric pouches. Next Ben shares how he decorates the platter with slip, underglaze, and sgraffito, discussing subtle details like placement of motifs to move the eye around the composition to contrasting shiny surfaces with matt. Watching these techniques it is easy to imagine different ways to personalize them – the sky’s the limit!

Forrest Lesch-Middelton – Large Thrown Plate with Darted Rim and Screen Printed Decoration

$9.97

Forrest Middelton makes the largest wheel-thrown plate on the compilation, beginning with 12.5 pounds of clay, and gives great advice on how to center this much clay without wrecking your wrists. Then he shares how he uses a process similar to how he throws cylinders to make a plate with a wide rim that can be darted and altered. He finishes it all off with his signature screen printed image transfer.

Lorna Meaden – Watering Can

$9.97

Lorna Meaden is an expert at creating elegant wheel-thrown forms. In this video she leads you an easy-to-follow step-by-step process for creating her signature watering can, which incorporates several parts that have to go together to create a cohesive functional piece. If you’re interested in making complex composite ...(Scroll for more.)

Marty Fielding – Altered Pitcher

$9.97

Marty loves throwing but enjoys handbuilding even more. To satisfy both loves, his thrown forms are just the starting point as he demonstrates his step-by-step process for creating a thrown and altered ...(Scroll for more.)

Mike Jabbur – Cantilevered Teapot

$9.97

Mike Jabbur creates teapots that are unique and unlike any other teapot you’ve probably ever seen. In this video he demonstrates the throwing and complex assembly techniques he uses for one of these signature teapots. Throughout his demonstration, he provides details on everything from his signature cantilevered forms to his ...(Scroll for more.)

Suze Lindsay – Elegant Ewer

$9.97

Suze Lindsay has been a professional potters dedicated to perfection for many many years. In this video, she demonstrates her technique for creating one of her signature ewers using thrown and slab parts. This elegant ewer is constructed of six pieces, each requiring a range of skills from ...(Scroll for more.)

Getting Creative with Spouts & Handles

from $19.97

If you’re looking for ways to make your pots stand out from the crowd, take a look at what the experts do. In this new compilation video from Ceramic Arts Daily Presents, four talented artists take it up a notch by ...(Scroll for more.)

The Daryl Baird Extruder Collection

from $59.97

Get a book and a DVD! This extensive how-to book puts you in touch with all the creative potential of the extruder. With more than 50% new material, this book features new works by artists, up-to-date information on extruders, and sixteen great step-by-step demonstrations, making it a must for anyone with an extruder in their ...(Scroll for more.)

Creating Curves with Clay with Martha Grover

from $27.98

Save 30%

Martha Grover demonstrates how she creates her signature curvy forms from wheel thrown and handbuilt parts. She begins by explaining the four basic components of each of her pieces then combines those components in different ways to create six examples of her elegant forms ...(Scroll for more.)

Pages:

Enter Your Log In Credentials
This setting should only be used on your home or work computer.

Larger version of the image