Different kinds of bowls and how to f$%king make them

Obviously we don’t live in a one size fits all bowls kind of world. So today I’m going to give you guidelines on how much clay to use to make a bowl within given dimensions. I am also going to go over how to throw a V shaped serving bowl. If you have just begun … Continue reading

How to make a bowl, without F%&king up

Hi there, last week I went over typical problems you might have while making your bowls and ways to unfuck them. Today I am going to walk you through how to make a bowl step by step. Once I am done, you should be able to make bowls with ease, or at least understand how … Continue reading

How to unF%&k your bowls

As promised in last weeks post, this week I will begin moving on to product specific lessons. This week will be bowls. I am going to start not with specific instructions on how to make a bowl, but rather with solutions to problems you may already be having. Bowls are one of the more intuitive shapes … Continue reading

Finishing steps that won’t f%&k up your pot

This will be the last post on what I would consider the essential techniques you need as a wheel thrower. Today I will be discussing how to finish a pot and take it off the wheel at the most basic level. After this, posts will be focused on making specific shapes or solving specific problems. … Continue reading

How to pull a wall, without f%&king up

So this week I’ll be discussing the part of throwing guaranteed to both seduce, tease and frustrate you, pulling a wall. The thing to remember about pulling a wall is that its a different entity than centering and opening. This is often the part where students look at my funny when I am giving a … Continue reading

How to UnF$%k your opening

This weeks blog post will be dedicated to the point in wheel throwing that you’re most likely to fuck up the entire process: opening. Now before we get into it, I recommend you go back and read my other posts, if you aren’t already following this blog. The reason being, is that I discuss fundamental … Continue reading