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Mitch Lyons on Cylinders and Coloured Clay

Mitch Lyons’ DVD, Handbuilding with Mitch Lyons, can be enjoyed on many levels, from his “broomstick” technique for making weird and wonderful cylinders and his use of textures and coloured slips and clays for decoration, to his efficient methods and workspace and even the way that the video was produced. To make his cylinders, Lyons […]

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Templates, textures, teacups

Still working with very thin slabs, this time making bowls and teacups. I started by cutting out a template from newspaper and once I had a working template, I cut a more permanent one out of cardboard (in this case, bright blue).  To make a low bowl like the one on the right, I started […]

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