Sunday, December 7, 2014

Beginner's Play

I have made some videos on throwing on the potter's wheel.  The videos are intended for beginners needing some guidance learning basic techniques.  The production is rough and ready, very amateurish, made at a pottery coop in Southern California, for members' use. No retakes, just shoot and be damned! A caveat: The videos are detailed; you might say they slog through the throwing processes at a snail's pace. Can't be helped; I forgot so many of the crucial details when I was learning. If you find yourself taking a snooze during a slow movement, you can review. Rewind, go forward.  I hope beginners will enjoy the journey.

The link: http://mrymikpo.blogspot.com

Henry Pope & Mary Mikkelsen
Residing temporarily in the wilds of SF Bay area, trying to make sense of why everything is so expensive and the aesthetic is so elusive and the traffic is relentless

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