This film provides an insight in to the various stages that go into making Lisa Hammond's distinctive pieces. We see her at the wheel throwing teabowls and a large tsubo jar; firing and unpacking her kiln; and talking about her influences, in particular her love of the Japanese pot making tradition. Also captured on camera is her technique of spraying the soda solution direct into the firebox over a period of three hours, creating the characteristically rich and varied surfaces of her pots.
She lives and works on the small Danish island of Bornholm, situated in the Baltic Sea. Our documentary follows Hjortshøj’s daily life; collecting clay from the local beach, throwing and making pots in her studio, and talking about the firing of her two chamber wood-fired salt kiln. To view her work visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/anne-mette-hjortshoj.html
Jim Malone lives and works in the beautiful and remote Cumbrian countryside. Our film provides a rare insight into the working life of one of Britain's most respected potters. Malone talks about his throwing and glazing techniques as well as the decorating of pots in the traditional Korean style (Hakeme). he fires alone over a 24 hour period. To see his work visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/jim-malone.html
Mike Dodd is one of Britain's most prestigious potters. He lives and works in the beautifully rural surroundings of Glastonbury, Somerset. Dodd discusses his love of pots and shares some of his personal philosophies. Talks about the importance of using local materials and hand made tools in the making of his work. Watch him unpack his kiln and throw a large textured vase on his kick wheel. To see his work visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/mike-dodd.html
A Goldmark Film about Devon potter Nic Collins. Our film shows Collins at work, throwing pots and firing his huge anagama kiln. Collins also talks about his life, work and philosophy. To see his work visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/nic-collins.html?mode=grid
Ken Matsuzaki is a Japanese potter working from Mashiko who enjoys an international reputation. He was apprenticed to the late Tatsuzo Shimaoka (National Living Treasure) who in turn had been apprenticed to Shoji Hamada. Matsuzki’s work can be seen in some of the world’s most prestigious private collections. This film shows him throwing in his workshop and features unique footage of him firing his Anagama kiln, with the help of British potter Phil Rogers who commentates in the process.
This documentary follows French slipware potter Jean-Nicolas Gérard as he prepares for his 2013 exhibition at the Goldmark Gallery. To buy this DVD for your collection visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/jean-nicolas-gerard.html?mode=grid
Our feature length documentary follows Phil Rogers on trips to Japan and the USA. Showing him making and firing pots in his native Wales. To see his work visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/phil-rogers.html
Svend Bayer has exhibited his pots throughout Europe, USA and Australia and his work can be found in some of the finest collections worldwide. To see his work visit: http://www.goldmarkart.com/ceramics/potters/svend-bayer.html
Now in his early seventies, Clive Bowen is without equal in Britain as a maker of slipware. His pots are collected and used worldwide. Filmed on location in Devon, the film follows Bowen at work in his studio. It shows him throwing, glazing and decorating platters, jugs and store jars, press moulding tiles and opening his kiln. Bowen discusses his life as a studio potter and the challenges involved. View and buy pots by Clive Bowen on our website bit.ly/1uu0oGv
▶ Mike Dodd: "Potter" short film into MXS his life and work -@ 18 minutes there is a wonderful connection to "The World is too much with us" by Wordsworth...Worthwhile watching this 23 minute video on a potter's philosphy and life in his own setting. Quite magical
Inside Ceramic Review issue 276, in her ‘Masterclass’ feature, we learn how Susan clearly leaves her mark on the pieces she has become known for. Taking us, step by step, through the process of her making, she shares information on how she coils, builds, uses transfers, porcelain slips, applied gold leaf and more. For a glimpse, watch the feature come to life in the video above. Discover more at ceramicreview.com
I love what he has to say about the communication between a maker and the user of a pot. Renowned potter Warren MacKenzie shares some thoughts about handmade ceramics while working in his studio. (Wonderful video with lovely background music!).