Clay crafting videos

A couple of videos just for fun. I’ve mentioned Eva Funderburgh on the blog before; I’m quite fascinated with her little beasts and hope to own one some day. After encountering a somewhat expected technical issue in my own ceramic sculptures, I went back and watched one of Eva’s time-lapse videos. I just learned of Ayumi Horie last week thanks to Twitter. Her dry throwing technique is something I definitely want to try — if I ever actually get back into throwing.

Time lapse showing Eva Funderburgh hand-building one of her beasts

[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR3idSefxZk]

Dry throwing technique of potter Ayumi Horie

[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXLfq0iaSXI]

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About pcNielsen
Paul Nielsen founded The Aesthetic Elevator late in 2005. He owns a piece of paper, located somewhere in his house (not on the wall), stating that he earned a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska around about 2001. While there, he studied studied architecture, graphic design and ceramics, graduating with a degree in studio art. Paul presently serves as communications manager for a small non-profit doing their print design and marketing. He spends as much time sculpting in his studio as possible — which is not nearly enough. Visit his website at pcNielsen.com.

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