Let’s face it; recycling clay is not at the top of a potters list. Most potters I know dread having to slop slushy clay on plaster molds or ware boards. It’s a tedious and time-consuming messy task.
Before considering what equipment to buy, it’s worth thinking about what clay to use. There are many different clays you can choose from. Find out which one is best for you.
When making pottery your clay goes through 7 different stages to get to the finished product. It’s amazing how these particles stick together when they get wet and can be formed into endless shapes
Centering your clay is one of the most important parts of throwing pottery on the wheel. You want the walls of your pottery to have the same thickness, and you don’t want to be struggling for what
When I thought about making pottery, I thought all you need is a pottery wheel, some clay, water, and a little glaze. How hard can it be? Right?
How little I knew. Yes, making pottery is basically all that, but it is so much more.
Figuring out what it takes to make different things on the pottery wheel can sometimes be a bit of a challenge.
On the one hand, the type of clay you’ll to use and the amount you
I recently bought a brand new Pottery Wheel. I wasn’t sure if I wanted an Electric Wheel or a Kickwheel. A Pottery Wheel is an essential part of a Potter’s craft. That’s why I had to try a variety of them and do some
Pottery making can be confusing at times, and the Clay Mixer and the Pugmill are near the top of the list. I didn’t know if a Clay Mixer and a Pugmill were the same thing. There are a few similarities but many
I’m looking down at the solid clay frog that had lost his leg in the kiln after firing, and I’m wondering how to prevent my solid clay sculpture from exploding in the kiln the next time. After asking my Pottery