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DVD 120+ Minutes • $30


The clay world lost one of its favorite mentors earlier this year: British-born, Canadian potter Robin Hopper. Known for his extensive knowledge in the field of ceramic chemistry, Robin was heralded worldwide not only as a master potter, but also as a master gardener, author, and world traveler (he could speak seven languages)! Join Robin on this very personal and reflective journey as he recalls a lifetime of notable experiences that will inform, entertain, and provide you with the secrets to his techniques for achieving success as a potter. In this not-for-profit video (the proceeds of which will go toward art education for children and juvenile cancer treatment and prevention) Robin shares one-on-one stories with the viewer as if you are his best friend! He also demonstrates his simple-yet-intriguing methods for applying slips, glazes, and surface treatments to achieve his compelling, organic glaze surfaces. At the time the video was produced, Robin had just been diagnosed with terminal liver cancer. As such, he chose to offer us the key elements of his successful lifetime as a ceramic artist through this fine production.

If you were a fan of Robin and his work, or even if you've never heard of him, you owe it to yourself to indulge in this video. You're bound to be entertained and are likely to not only learn several new tips and techniques for improving your claywork, but will also find yourself looking at the world with an enhanced perspective. What's more, you can take pride in knowing that your purchase will aid in the worthy cause of childhood cancer prevention. All proceeds from the sale of this DVD will go to the British Colllumbia Arts Programs for Youth and the Jimmy Fund, the pediatric wing of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Please help ensure Robin's legacy of shring his knowledge and helping others by purchasing his Swan Song DVD.

DVD 120+ Minutes • $30

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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. 

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DVD: 80 Minutes 
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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. 

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DVD 50 Minutes 
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Join Tom Turner in the first of a two-part series of DVDs as he walks you through preparing, throwing, and decorating porcelain. Tom shares his more than 50 years of experience in clay, passing on insight and tips to help you grow as a porcelain artist. Featured are Wedging • Centering • Throwing • Making Lids • Stamping • and Carving. Bonus feature: Get a rare peek at Tom's entire personal collection!

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DVD 50 Minutes 
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