Video #1 – Introduction – 59:00 minutes

Choosing Clay   7:20     How to choose your clay body

Stain Information12:51How to choose your stains

Mixing Stains into Clay 27:24Coloring clay with stains

Mixing Stains into Slip42:12Coloring slips with stains

Color Test Discs52:20Making color test discs

Video # 2- Skinner Blends – 57:00 minutes

Traditional method 1:10Original method of mixing secondary colors

Two Color Skinner Blend 4:45A faster, easier way of blending secondary colors

Multiple Color Blend15:20Multiple colors in one Skinner Blend sheet

Test Strip25:00 Making a test strip for every Skinner Blend

Optional Placements27:38Various ways to place your colors

Color on both sides34:15Solving a color problem

Brightening35:46Adding white to brighten the Blend

Other Placement Options 37:13More color placement options

Single Color Fade38:26Single color with white Blend

Test Strip – fired39:30Judging your colors with bisque test strips

Recommended Tools41:17Tools you might need for the rest of the lessons

Making Cut Off Wire46:52Making your special cut off wire

Video # 3 – Stripes – 1:00 hour

Basic Stripe Cane 2:07Making striped canes with Skinner blends

White & color stripes11:52Adding white to lighten the color effect

Vary thickness & patterns 18:52Optional choices in stripe designs

Accordion fold stripes30:15Soft, wavy stripes

Using the color blend40:21Using the whole width of the blend

Precise patterns45:04Using firmer clay for precise patterns

Very thin stripes48:08Making very thin stripes 

Video # 4 – Checked Patterns – 1 hour 13 minutes

Precise Checked Cane 4:20Step #2 of precise checked patterns

Precise thin checks 6:30Step #2 of precise thin checked pattern

Basic Checked Cane 8:00Basic method of making a checked pattern

Adding white detail12:57Adding white layers to cane patterns

Moving colors in patterns 15:45How to fix colors matching in checked patterns

Varied thicknesses21:41Vary the thickness for design interest

Mixing pattern sizes26:48Using varied sizes of the same pattern

Zig Zag patterns33:30Adding movement to your canes

Color in place patterns 40:34Making checks without shifting basic colors

Free Form pattern #157:50Re-purposing an existing cane

Free form pattern #21:00:00 Re-purposing an existing cane

Video # 5 – Herringbone Patterns – 1hour 23 minutes

Basic Herringbone  2:52How to create a herringbone pattern

Optional design additions  7:14Adding interest to basic designs

Leaf patterns12:42Making a leaf from a simple cane

Leaf Canes14:04Making and sizing leaves

Herringbone Creations 33:50Making images from herringbone patterns

Fish #134:47

Fish # 249:10

Plant # 156:28

Plant # 21:08:00

Video # 6 – Bullseye & Jellyroll Canes – 1 hour 37 minutes

Basic Bullseye Cane 1:01How to make a Bullseye cane

Abstract Bullseye design 6:44Abstract pattern made with a Bullseye cane

Basic Jellyroll Cane11:56How to make a Jellyroll cane

Jellyroll cane options15:25Multiple ways to vary your cane design

Adding a color interior 28:08Adding a sheet of color for design interest

Center of flower33:06Making the core of your flowers

Simple Flower Cane38:46A basic way of creating a flower cane

Flower with color changes 56:08Progressive color changes in flower cane

Lilies1:03:10 Making lily shaped flowers

Four square design1:16:25 Making a contemporary design

Another flower design 1:24:15 A very simple technique 

Static Cane1:29:14 Contemporary design technique

Video # 7 – Hand Building with Colored Clay Canes – 1 hours 35 minutes

Support forms for porcelain 01:10Bisque support system for building and firing

Math of shrinkage05:20How to calculate the size of the forms

Holding Area for clay08:03Store your pieces for even humidity

My Work Surface11:02Preparing my work area & patterns

Colored Clay Bowl # 116:39Slicing & prep the canes

Laying out the pattern 20:50Laying out your design & rolling to join

Making the bowl29:40Placing the sheet of color in the form

Wrap for drying30:33Careful wrapping for drying

Colored Clay Tray32:44Tray with handles

Basic Lamination Process 36:30Basic process of lamination

Preparing thin color sheets 44:27 Colored sheet prep for bowl and tray

Laminated bowl & tray 54:40Laminated bowl & Tray assembly

Creating a Quilt Pattern        1:06:13Creating a quilt from small pieces

Laminating both sides           1:13:20Laminating both sides with same pattern

Video #8 – Dry, Clean, Glaze, Fire 1:37

Drying your work01:51How to dry your colored clay Artwork

Opening after two days 03:38First unwrapping of the pieces

Greenware repair04:40Removing cracked handle on tray

Opening after three days 09:22Unwrapping second group of pieces

Checking after five days 12:00Start of open air stage

Cleaning before firing14:00Cleaning with a damp sponge

Marking your support form 18:30Mark your forms for exact placement

One side at a time21:20Dry the form before cleaning reverse

Using exacto knife23:17Cleaning a thicker blot

Cleaning the back26:11Support to clean reverse side

Loading for bisque33:26Loading the bisque

Talk about firing temps 34:10How & why I fire my work

Bisque results39:00Some small cracks in clay pieces

Chasing cracks42:25One way to deal with cracks

Cleaning bisque46:04Wet sanding

Wax resist50:15Applying wax resist

Glazing52:40Glazing for high fire

Glaze choices54:56Commercial and Handmade

Glazing process           1:01:15Glazing the work

High Fire / Witness cones    1:15:41     Why use witness cones?

Controlled Cool           1:19:30Firing down an electric kiln

Kiln opening          1:21:50Opening after Cone 5 firing

Finished Artwork           1:23:55Checking glaze results

Closing Remarks           1:31:20

 © Chris Campbell 2019