Rick Hintze – Making A Covered Jar – Step 1- From Clay to Jar

My friend Rick Hintze is a potter in southeastern Wisconsin who makes beautiful objects from clay. Rick has been making ceramic objects for more than thirty years. For many years he taught college. More recently, he works full-time at his art in his studio in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin.

Rick and I are making a series of videos that demonstrates the process of making ceramic pieces from start to finish. This video is our first effort.

In this piece Rick demonstrates the first steps in the making of a covered jar using a potter’s wheel. In subsequent videos he will demonstrate the glazing, application of design, and the firing of the piece.

 

Rick participates in a semi-annual regional pottery tour. If you are in the neighborhood this coming weekend, October 26th and 27th, Rick and a number of other potters will hold open houses at their studios throughout southeastern Wisconsin. His studio is the Johnson Creek Clay Studio at 140 1/2 N. Watertown Street in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin. The open house will be from from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on both days.

You can see examples of Rick’s work at his Web site.

2 thoughts on “Rick Hintze – Making A Covered Jar – Step 1- From Clay to Jar

  1. Pingback: From Clay to Jar – Part II: Preparing the Top | Snapshots

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