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Clay Turning For Beginners

Pottery is an art that requires time, patience, and consistent effort to perfect. Starting as a beginner can seem daunting without an experienced ceramist to guide you. However, with the…

How To Use Stencil Paper With Your Pottery?

Stenciling is a unique and innovative decorative technique in pottery art. Traditionally, the method to apply stencil paper is by cutting or tearing the shapes of paper and then attaching…

Why Does My Clay Keep Coming Off The Wheel?

Getting started with pottery may seem exciting, and you feel thrilled thinking about the new experience. However, when you sit to begin creating your work of art, your clay doesn’t…

Make A Pottery Kiln At Home For Free

Yes, we know kilns can be an expensive affair. Not every pottery enthusiast can afford to spend on a modern-day kiln, especially if you are a beginner. An ideal solution…

How To Make Your Own Brick Kiln?

A kiln plays an integral role in pottery. Clay materials are shaped, dried, and fired in a kiln to produce final pottery products. Over time, kilns have developed from old…

Pottery Is Not Holding Water

Have you found an old beautifully-crafted clay pot placed earlier at your house for holding water but wondering how to use it again because of its numerous deformities? If it…

Will Masking Tape Burn Off In The Kiln?

Ceramics are a mixture of clay, powders, and water. It takes skill and practice to mold an earthenware, stoneware, or porcelain piece. Artistically, there’s a lot that can be done…

How To Apply Japanese Tissue Paper To Clay?

Decorating a clay piece is an individual potter’s choice. You can either paint it as you like or follow the techniques used by experienced potters. One such technique is the…

How To Fire Bisque Pottery In A Conventional Oven?

If you are someone who loves a natural and raw pottery look, bisque pottery is something you should aim for. Simply put, bisque pottery is represented by a basic, white…

How to Make Speckled Clay?

DIY isn’t an unknown genre in the world of pottery. It is all about experimentation with clay and related products to create something magnificent. Unless a pottery piece is factory-made,…

Beginner Techniques To Using Emulsion In Pottery

Are you wondering what wax emulsions are and how you can use it for your pottery escapades? It is a balanced mixture comprised of more than one wax mixed with…