Ceramic Art Trends, Tools, and Techniques for Potters Worldwide


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Great New How-to Videos from Rushing Waters Studio!

Steven Hill - Surface Techniques


Join Steven Hill on a journey of discovery as he demonstrates his techniques for applying slip, pouring glazes and layering sprayed glazes to achieve his wonderful organic glaze surfaces. Steven shares all in this in-depth video including glaze recipes, equipment lists and insightful discussions on form, surface and inspiration. A long time reduction potter, Steven explains how to use his layering and spraying techniques to achieve the incredible rich look normally associated with gas or wood firing, in an electric kiln. Be sure to download the useful PDF's embedded on the video and don't forget to watch the bonus section on spraying equipment.

DVD 98 Minutes 
Retail: $49.95 -- SALE $44.95!
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Scott Semple - Throwing Large Pots


Follow Big Pot Potter Scott Semple as he creates a 6ft plus pot in one day in front of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. In the process Scott shares his techniques for wedging, throwing, and joining cylinders that he has spent a lifetime developing. Chances are you will never throw a 6 ft. pot but the knowledge you gain from Scott's vast experience will certainly help you face the challenges of throwing larger pots. Scott's easy going personality and humor make watching this video a joy. A great source of inspiration for young potter's to follow their dreams and established potter's to challenge themselves. Don't forget to watch the hilarious bonus blooper segment at the end of the video. 

DVD: 80 Minutes 
Retail Price: $49.95 -- SALE $44.95!
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Robin Hopper - Inspiration and Interpretation

In this video internationally recognized potter Robin Hopper takes us on a brilliant journey through the process of creating ceramic art. He uses four separate techniques: Agate Ware, Slipware, Majolica, and Porcelain Canvas to explain the process of taking one's original inspiration and bringing it to life. This unique video will not only teach you valuable skills from a Master Potter, it will hopefully inspire you to explore whole new directions in your work. Robin Hopper literally wrote the book on glazes. His house sits on literally tons of test tiles. He is constantly on a mission of discovery. The final portion of this video takes a close look at Robin's newest discovery, Porcelain Canvas.

Trailer Video Available Soon!
DVD 50 Minutes - 
Retail: $49.95 -- INTRODUCTORY SALE, JUST $44.95!
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NEW! Bill van Gilder’s Pottery Techniques DVDs!

Throughout this informative DVD series, Clay Times columnist Bill van Gilder presents a common sense approach to teaching and learning the techniques of making hand-built and wheel-thrown pottery. Each lesson program - 2 per DVD - is designed and presented for all skill levels in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format….ideal for classroom teachers, students, and studio potters alike.

DVD 1.


Getting Started: Bowl, Cup, Plate (25 min) 
and Making Handles, Part 1 (32 min)

reg. 49.95 — buy now $44.95


DVD 2.


Making Lidded Forms, Part 1 (49 min) 
and Trimming Techniques (38 min)

reg. 49.95 — sale $44.95


“This series of DVD’s is clear, concise and complete. There’s no wasted space. Bill’s skill set and teaching ability are unparalleled, and these videos will become an invaluable learning resource – whether for your home studio, craft center, or classroom.” 
Joe Campbell, Professor of Art 
Frederick Community College

American formatted DVDs only


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