Invite master potter Stephen Jepson into your classroom or studio, as he teaches the basics in a way that is easy to understand and assimilate. His series of highly rated
Stephen Jepson received his MFA in Ceramics from Alfred University in 1973. In the same year, he established his studio in Geneva, Florida, and the ceramics program at the University of Central Florida, where he taught for eight years. He is highly skilled in production throwing on the potter's wheel as well as making large,
Introduction to Throwing — Jepson's introductory DVD has helped thousands of potters improve their throwing skills. Beginning with the basics of centering, opening, and pulling up a wall, Jepson progresses
Advanced Throwing Projects and Techniques — This instructive DVD helps viewers learn how to throw bottles and closed forms that include covered jars, casseroles, goblets, and teapots. Jepson also demonstrates how to make six types of lids (and how to make them fit), as well as "throwing off the hump." DVD. 85 minutes.
How to Throw Large Pots — Featuring Stephen Jepson and Danish National Throwing Champion/USA Olympic Throwing Medalist Bill Gossman, this DVD demonstrates how to throw pots that measure up to 4 ft tall and 3 ft wide, and platters measuring more than 3 ft wide. The techniques covered include throwing and centering large amounts of clay, making large pots from
Introduction to Hand Building — Learn how to
Kiln Building — This DVD includes a straightforward solution to building a
Glazing and Firing — This DVD includes demonstrations for preparing greenware and bisque, loading electric and gas bisque kilns, firing electric and gas bisque kilns, waxing,
Pottery Decoration — Jepson shows how to use a variety of traditional pottery decorations, including techniques that include incising, carving, and making and using stamps. Also included are added decoration, brush decoration, slip trailing, sgraffito and inlay, wax resist, stencils, and inlayed, marbled, and mosaic patterns. Examples of finished works by many potters are featured. DVD. 74 minutes.
Clay Collection — This DVD includes a selection of 120 beautiful and unusual pieces including stoneware, porcelain,
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