A short, edited compilation revealing a bit of the philosophy, inspiration, and history behind the teacher and artist who is the master ceramicist Robin Hopper.
This clip was excerpted from “Beginning to Throw on the Potter’s Wheel,” which is available in the CAD Bookstore here: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/bookstore/beginning-to-throw-on-the-potters-wheel-with-robin-hopper-2/
Robin Hopper gives a testimony to the quality of his Skutt wheel
Kind of a unique way to form a lid
Workshop in Bailey, NC
In this video, an excerpt from his DVD Form and Function: Ceramic Aesthetics and Design, Robin Hopper discusses the importance of good design on handmade pottery and demonstrates throwing a cup and saucer with these considerations in mind. Form and Function: Ceramic Aesthetics and Design is available for purchase here: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/bookstore/form-and-function-series-2/
This clip was excerpted from Form and Function, available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore! http://ceramicartsdaily.org/bookstore/form-and-function-series-2/
This video was excerpted from the DVD Making Marks by Robin Hopper. It is available in the CAD Bookstore here: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/bookstore/dvd-making-marks-ceramic-surface-decoration/
This clip was excerpted from Robin Hopper’s two-disc DVD Making Marks: Ceramic Surface Decoration. This impressive DVD covers scores of techniques you can use in every phase of the ceramic process from initial forming through post-firing treatments.
In this ceramics video, potter Robin Hopper shows how to use porcelain ceramic substrates as canvas. See our entire archive of pottery videos here: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/video/.
Robin Hopper demo in Bailey, NC at Finch Pottery
A way to even out the rims of your pots in lieu of using a needle to cut off the top