Swirlware, a traditional form of pottery made in the Catawba Valley of North Carolina in the early 1900s, is made by combining contrasting clay bodies when throwing. Michael Kline makes swirlware and other historical North Carolina pottery forms, but puts his own contemporary touch on the work.
In today’s video, an excerpt from his video The Brush & The Wheel, Michael demonstrates two ways to make swirlware cups using a red clay body and a porcelain.
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