Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
EMMY NOMINATED SERIES directed by and starring Steve Buscemi is back for a second season!!! Park Bench is a local's take on the special people, places, and spirit of New York City. Through unscripted moments with average New Yorkers and Steve's celeb friends, Buscemi takes viewers on a funny, first-hand journey/misadventure, told in his unique voice.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
"Stricly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly and The Saturdays' Rochelle Humes talk to mums about their experiences of being mum. Whether the daughter of a Rolling Stone, in one of the most famous girl bands the world has ever known, or a parent coping with disability as well as family life, each mother in Being Mum shows that the feelings, challenges and rewards of motherhood are universal no matter the surroundings you find yourself in."
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
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.
This video will show how to trim the clay cylinder on a pottery wheel.
Tags:Trimming the Clay Cylinder,ceramic ware,clay,clay mug,monkeysee,pottery,pottery tutorial,pottery wheel,sculpting,thowing clay
Grab video code:
Hi! I’m Jane Cullum from Manassas Clay and I’m showing you how to throw a pot on the wheel. Now I’m going to trim the leather-hard cylinder. This is my leather hard pot. You can tell it’s really hard because I can’t distort the rim and if I turn it over, the bottom is not sticky. This is the perfect condition for trimming the pot. And first of all, you want to feel the inside and feel that extra clay in the corner. It’s necessary for throwing the pot but we can get rid of it and make the pot, the cylinder more ascetically pleasing and make it lighter too.
So I’m going to re-center this on the wheel head and turn the wheel on slow, and use my wooden knife, and hold it up here about an inch down from the top or from the base in and where it touches. I’m going to stop the wheel and move it in over. And then put it here. Now do you see where it touches? Move it over just a little bit. And I move it back and forth until it’s as good as it’ll get. And that seems to be in pretty good position.
Now I’m going to use some wads of clay and hold the pot in place. Put them down gently and then push straight down so you don’t move your pot. And now we’re going to use the wheel like a leaf. I have my two tools. This is the pair of trimmer and then this is the loop tool. I’m going to start out with the pair trimmer and rest three fingers from my left hand here on the top gently and hold the pair of trimmer so that I can use it right at three o’clock and with the wheel go pretty fast, I can trim off that extra little bit of clay.
Now the bottom’s pretty level so I’m not going to mess with that. Now I’m going to use the loop tool and take off a little notch of clay. Next, I’m going to go over the areas that I cut with my wooden knife and smooth it back down and then I’m going to design it. Now we’ve got the trimmed pot but it’s still not a mug. Next I’ll add the handles that will turn it into a mug.