Helpful Videos for Throwing
Day 1 Throwing Videos- "Breaking down your assignment"
Throwing Posture Explained (7 minutes)- This is how your wheel is set up & how you will brace your body to center clay.
Centering Your Clay (3 minutes)- How to get your clay right in the middle so you can throw pottery that doesn't fall apart.
How to Open the Clay (8.5 minutes)- How to open up your piece so you can make it taller.
Throwing a Tall Cylinder (6.5 minutes)- How to pull a taller cylinder so you can create a mug.
How to Pull Handles (for your Mug) (7.5 minutes)- How to pull a handle so you can turn your mug into a cylinder!
DAY 2 Help Videos- "I can't figure this out" and glazing
Help I Can't Center! (8.5 minutes)- This will help you with problems you may encounter while centering.
Trouble Pulling Walls? (8 minutes)- This will help you understand where to place your fingers when pulling up your walls.
Help I STILL Can't Pull A Wall!!!?? (7.5 minutes)- Hopefully this will help you further with making your piece taller.
Glazing Basics for Thrown Pottery (9 minutes)- Trouble shooting wax resist & how to glaze a thrown piece.
Throwing Bowls: Help Videos-
Throwing a bowl (Top View) (6 minutes)- How to throw a larger bowl & use a rib to curve the inside
Throwing Bowls (Side View) (4 minutes)- How to throw a small bowl & use a rib to curve the inside
How to re-center your bowl (Start from minute 7:30- minute 16)- Using the line method & tap centering.
Center & Trim a Foot! - (21 minutes) A THOROUGH video on trimming! Totally worth the watch.
Trimming a Foot! (5 minutes)- How to tap center & use trimming tools to trim a foot