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Award Winning Instructional Pottery Videos from Stephen Jepson The Master Potter

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Introduction To Hand Building

Introduction to Hand Building.  

A clear, concise description of a variety of basic procedures and
techniques – Deals with a range of design questions – Shows many
finished examples by a number of ceramic designers. You Will See: How
to make decorative stamps including Roll Stamps, Pinch Pots, Coil Pots,
Slab Construction – (Building a candle stick), Cylinders, – Salt
Cellars, Mugs, Vases, Use of Press Molds & Hump Molds, How to make
a Plaster Press Mold, Suggestions for products, and More…

80 Minutes Digital Video.

Introduction To Throwing Pottery

Introduction to Throwing has helped thousands improve their throwing
skills. The video begins with the basics of centering, opening, and
pulling up a wall, then progresses step by step through more complex
techniques. You will learn to throw plates, platters, saucers, mugs,
cups, bowls, pitchers, how to trim, pull handles, make spouts and more.
I cannot make you a master potter in two weeks, but this video will
show you the basics in a way you can understand and assimilate. If you
are thinking of beginning, this video will start you right; if you have
tried with little success, it will change your experience. If you think
you are already pretty good, it will make you better; if you are only
interested in learning about the process, it will be fascinating.

53 minutes Digital Video

In one week with Stephen Jepson, my growth as a studio potter was exponential! He came to my studio in The Bahamas and hit the ground running.

Lisa Codella

143 Pottery, Bahamas

The Clay Collection

The Clay Collection is a collection of 120 beautiful and unusual pieces including stoneware, porcelain, salt-fired, wood-fired, once-fired, luster ware,
earthenware, table ware, Raku, art pottery, funky pottery, tea pots,
covered jars, pitchers and platters. Some history and lots of fun – a
wonderful resource for ideas. Some antique pieces – many pieces by
renowned clay workers. Some of my views on arts and craft…

60 minutes Digital Video.

KILN Building Educational Pottery Video

KILN Building.   A straight forward solution to building a 20 to 100 cubic foot and larger down draft, walk-in, car, sprung arch kiln suitable for firing
earthen ware, white ware, stoneware, porcelain and bisque – Fires to
cone 12. I have been designing, building and firing kilns for myself
and others for 40 years. Includes: How to build your own atmospheric
burners, how to build oil burners, how to construct an arch form, and
safety considerations. You can produce a kiln that you can fine tune
and tweak to give beautifully finished pottery. I cannot come close to
describing the joy that awaits you – the Christmas-like sensation of
opening a kiln you have built and fired yourself…

60 minutes Digital Video.

Glazing And Firing Educational Pottery Video

Glazing And Firing Includes:

Preparing greenware for bisque, loading electric and gas
bisque, firing electric and gas bisque; waxing, glaze mixing, glazing
by dipping, pouring and spraying; glaze testing, decorative glaze
techniques, loading a glaze kiln and glaze firing; Finishing fired ware
and much more…

106 minutes Digital Video

I have used your video as both introduction and backups. It's well-organized - easy to understand - clearly presented and non-threatening to the beginners.

Hana Metzger Instructor

Cuzahoga Community College, Highland Hills, Cleveland, Ohio

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How To Throw Large Pots

How To Throw Large Pots Includes:

With Stephen Jepson and Danish National Throwing Champion, and USA
Olympic Throwing medalist, Bill Gossman. This video will show you how
to make pots up to 4 feet tall and platters over 3 feet wide. Lots of
close-ups clearly show techniques to help you center and throw large
amounts of clay, to make large pots from pre-thrown sections, and to
use the coil and throw method, with which you can make pots whose size
is limited only by your ability to move and fire them.

79 Minutes Digital Video.

Advanced Throwing Projects And Techniques

Advanced Throwing Projects And Techniques

Includes:  Fast Paced but packed with lots of information including many examples of finished work by several potters. Includes: Bottles & closed forms, covered jars and casseroles, simple ways to get lids to fit, 6 different kinds of lids, faceting & cutting, solutions to goblet
production, throwing off the hump, making and assembling parts of tea
pots, donuts, learn how to tap on center in 40 minutes and a lot more.

85 minutes Digital Video

Pottery Decoration Traditional Techniques Instructional Video

Pottery Decoration Traditional Techniques:

Based on his book Pottery Decoration, Mr. Tom Shafer shows you how to
use a variety of decorating techniques with demonstrations and examples
from the work of many different potters.

Includes: Incising and carving, Using and making stamps, added decoration, slip trailing,
sgraffito and inlay, wax resist, marbled and mosaic patterns and more…

74 minutes Digital Video.

Successfully Marketing Your Production Pottery Video

Successfully Marketing Your Production:

I have used these methods to make a
lot more than $1,000,000. Includes: Studio sales, art fairs and crafts
festivals, trade shows, co-ops, consignments, securing commissions,
getting media coverage, developing customer lists, wholesale vs.
retail, advertising, photography, copy writing, packing & shipping,
and much more…

90 minutes Digital Video

Beginning Pottery Wheel

The introduction to throwing video is incredible. I have learned more from it than I have learned from a single source in my life. I can't believe that I struggled for almost two years to learn what you are able to teach so quickly.

Linda Samuel

Effingham, IL

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