Step by Step Tutorials for your Pottery making.

Pottery for Beginners

As a beginner, pottery might seem a tad intimidating. There are several technical terms & strange tools that you might have to work with. Although you might have derived inspiration from any YouTube channel or maybe a friend of yours, starting afresh requires you to experiment and process a plethora of information. While some information…

Pottery Pulling for Beginners

When creating a pottery piece, simply throwing the clay on the wheel won’t magically transform it into something you desire. So, pottery techniques such as pulling & shaping are important to learn when you are working with a clay lump.   What is Clay Pottery Pulling? The art of pulling involves the use of hands…

Pottery Walls Are Uneven And How To Fix Them

Pottery is a skill that requires dedication and years of practice. When you don’t have a hands-on experience of the pottery techniques, achieving perfection could be tricky. One such technique is pulling. Without the right tips to help you out, you might end to with wobbly or uneven pottery walls. So, how can you avoid…

Can I Spray Paint Pottery?

Creating your ceramic piece and painting it the way you want is always fun. Especially the world of pottery flaunts many ways to deck up your creation in front of you. There are plenty of ways to give your pottery work a bolstering look, from glazing to pit firing. However, it may not always be…

Can You Paint Pottery that Has Been Glazed?

Glazing is an important part of the pottery process and helps preserve the pottery along with the colors added to it. However, with time the glaze might wear off, and you might have to repaint the ceramics to retain its luster. In addition, when painting on a glazed surface, the paint fails to stick onto…

How to Dry Air-Dry Clay Without Cracking?

Beginner artists tend to love working with air-dry clay, especially because it doesn’t involve working with the potter’s wheel. The best thing about this clay is the fact that it dries out with time due to air exposure and doesn’t require firing for permanency. However, there are a few reasons that could bring about cracks…

The Top 3 Mistakes When Painting Pottery

One thing that makes your pottery piece stand out from the rest is a unique painting or design added on top. Now, adding colors to your molded pottery isn’t a straight road. You need to first understand the ways you can paint them in order to avoid any mistakes. The first method is glazing, while…

How Do You Bake Clay In The Oven?

Are you searching for a kiln to bake your clay sculpture? Kilns can be pretty expensive, especially if you are just starting out as an artist. So, how would you bake your clay sculpture? Well, the answer to this depends on the type of clay you are using for your artwork. If you are using…

How Wet Should My Pottery Be When Throwing?

Before you start figuring out the wheels and the ways to throw your clay the right way, you must know the right moves to prepare the clay. Preparing your clay correctly helps in successful throwing and helps you prepare some amazing pottery pieces. One question that would surely be ailing you as a beginner crafter…