Teach Yourself HAND BUILDING with Madeleine Cunningham. 2 V2 .This video is designed as a complete alternative to pottery classes or as an aid to teachers, with or without experience in pottery. Hand building is an ideal medium to express artistic talent and creativity. It also helps to improve manual dexterity. Madeleine's clear, full explanations and demonstrations make this fascinating craft accessible to all. She covers all methods of handbuilding.
A simple sawdust kiln is built from old bricks which is both safe and effective. The unglazed burnished pots from this primitive kiln, have a charm which is enhanced by random flashing, the subtle colours on the finished pots will vary, depending on the firing from jet black to a deep orange.