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What are the Raw Materials Used in Pottery?

Pottery involves the use of clay in an artful way that brings out pottery creations. Potters use specific methods to transform clay into a decorative object or vessel. The different methods they use for this purpose are modeling, drying, and firing. Clay occurs naturally on earth due to the decomposition of the earth’s crust. Usually,…

Porcelain for Beginners

Unless you eat fast food for every meal, you must have encountered porcelain at least a few times. The ceramic material known for its durability is used across the globe. Porcelain dishes are the image of elegance and a standard for every fancy meal. Originated in China, porcelain is no longer limited to tableware. It…

How Much Clay Is Too Much Clay To Throw?

Throwing clay is an ancient Greek method of sculpting pottery that comes from the old word ‘thrawan’ (which means to twist and turn). ‘Throwing pots’ is the historically correct term that the potters use. A perfect throw gives an advantage to the walls of the right height.   The air pockets are removed in the…

Pottery Equipment For Beginners

Pottery can seem intimidating for beginners. With a plethora of technical terms & never seen before tools to work with, you might feel puzzled with no clear direction. So, if you are looking for a quick head start and need some advice on the best ways to get started, it is important to figure out…

Anyumocz DIY Air Dry Clay: Complete Review

Artists that are just starting out their journey might find that traditional clay is a bit too complicated to work with. So, you might have to look for an alternative that is easy to master. In comes the air-dry clay. This clay is a versatile and highly functional crafting material that is ideal for beginner…

Shimpo VL Lite Review

Not everyone needs a big pottery wheel when it comes to crafting with clay. Even if you bring home a massive wheel, chances are, you might not ever use the features and end up paying so much more. If you are someone whose prime prerogative is to throw small or medium-sized pots, you don’t necessarily…

Giffin Grip Alternatives

Trimming pottery pieces is something that gives shape to your artwork. However, the process itself could be fairly long and tiresome. Plus, imagine all the pain you have to go through to keep your hands right in place to remove the unwanted clay trims. To make things easy for you, Giffin Grip is an amazing…