Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Learn how to decorate a bisque with red iron oxide
Tags:decorate a bisque,offcenteredpotter,pottery clay,pottery techniques,pottery tutorials,pottery wheel,red iron oxide
Grab video code:
Decorating with Red Iron Oxide
Hey, YouTubers. What is up? Today, we are doing some things with reds, red iron oxide. I have a piece here that I have previously made and it has a saying in it. It says, you are the author of your own life story, and I have taken—this piece is already had been fired once and I have taken the piece and carved in the same, put red iron oxide on the lettering and fired at once. And now what I am doing is I am taking a mixture of red iron oxide, which is pretty much watered down and I am just kind of going over the piece like this, kind of running, run where it wants to, kind a drip and it makes kind of unique finish on the piece. You can see the brush strokes and I like that actually. Those of you that have worked with iron oxide know this stuff is messy, but I am just putting that on like this. And as you can see it is absorbing very quickly into the piece because it is the square, right now.
And then on the saying, I want that to show up. So, I am going to take just a spray bottle and top of the saying, I am going to just spray right there, okay, and then take a clean cloth. Rub that away. In that way it kind of light things up around where the words are so you can read the words better and I am going to let this dry early and then just put a coat of clear glaze on it and it will be cool.
This other piece I am working on, I actually had fired it. I fired it already and this one I just wrote on with a brush. It says, adopt the pace of nature her secret is patience and then same thing with the red iron oxide. I am just going to brush it on and I just love the way that it leaves kind of this patterns and marks from pointing it over with the brush. And it is fairly forgiving—I mean—you cannot wash it off a 100%, but if you do something that you do not want to do. You can watch if off or rub it. I am just going to right over those words and since they were under and have been fired under, they are on there permanently. And so, I am going to do the same thing that I did with the other and that is I am just going to use the squirt bottle and around the saying, I am going to get right up in there around the saying. I am just going to use that water to kind of clean back some of that oxide. Wipe some of it around there so we can see the lettering, okay.
Let us see what piece here. I put the red iron oxide thick on the bottom, turn it upside down, let it run down and then wipe away the part where it is getting in the way of the saying. So, I think you can see those, kind of run marks, and some of the interesting pattern that it leaves by doing that, kind of cool.
And what I am going to do is I could fire this and leave them raw because they are really decorative pieces. They are not intended for food use or anything, but I am probably going to dip in it to clear coat of glaze and then fire them just to make them shiny. So, I do not know if you can see the neat layering effects of red iron oxide gives on the piece, but it is pretty interesting and I like it. It is fun. So, experiment with some other red iron oxide. It is cheap and it is fun to play with. It is not very dangerous of a chemical, but it is messy so watch out.