‘Jugs’, Mike Dodd tells us ‘are quite iconic in England’; mediaeval jugs being particularly inspirational for potters. Mike throws a jug and pulls and attaches a handle whilst reflecting upon what gives a jug character and the importance giving all aspects of the form a natural quality.
Mike Dodd takes a leather hard teapot and demonstrates how to facet the sides, turn the foot ring, attach the spout and make and attach an upright handle. He explains the process throughout and gives valuable advice to any aspiring makers.
Mike Dodd makes a standard teapot from start to finish. Filmed working in his Somerset studio he demonstrates every aspect of the making process including throwing a lid and spout, pulling a handle, attaching a spout and decorating. This is a fascinating insight into the making process for the collector and amateur potter and is […]
Mike Dodd demonstrates how he throws and decorates his wonderful textured vases. he describes every stage of the process and suggests various glaze combinations that would show off the incredible crackled and incised surface.