Step by Step Tutorials for your Pottery making.

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 ceramic that isn’t glazed but treated with fire for permanency. Although it might seem that bisque pottery would fail to give a finished result, it…

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, no two pieces would ever be alike, and this is the beauty of handcrafting. From slip-casting to decorating a pottery piece with embellishments, there is…

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 water. Normally, water and waxes do not mix together well. However, the two can be mixed together in a stable ay with the use of…

How To Clean Up Wax Resist?

Remember the last time you glazed your pottery piece and fired it in a kiln? There is a chance the glaze must have stuck to the kiln shelf. There are very few experienced potters that manage to get away without the glaze sticking to the shelf post-firing. So, if you are someone who doesn’t have…

How to make a pizza stone from clay?

Are you in a mood for pizza but don’t have a pizza stone to bake it extra crispy? Well, you can make one at home from clay. Pizza stones are basically cooking surfaces that are portable in nature and used for baking purposes. It is made of stone, ceramic, or even salt. You place your…

How to Make Black Clay?

When learning the basics of pottery, you will come across several terms. Some you might understand well, others you won’t. Among these lesser-known terms is black clay. Beginner potters are confused between the differences and similarities between stoneware, black clay, white clay, & earthenware clay. To understand more about black clay, we will first decode…

How to Fix Cracks in Bone Dry Clay?

Regardless of how great your pottery ware is in terms of design, you might observe a crack or two. This is especially true if you are a beginner artist. The best pottery stage to pick on a crack & stop it before it deepens is when the piece is greenware. However, if you have failed…

10 Must-Know Beautiful Pottery Glaze Techniques

Glazing your pottery pieces requires skill and experience. It can be a messy experience even for talented pottery artists. If you are a beginner, this process might seem cumbersome and time-taking. However, it makes your pottery piece just as glorious and unique. Your pottery work can be decorated in various other ways, but glazing is…

The Must-Know Basics of Pottery Making

Crafting with clay is an interesting and fun activity that can keep you engaged and unleash your creative side. Whether you plan on starting pottery art as a professional or as a hobbyist, you need to understand the basics of ceramics with the best equipment and materials to help you out. Regardless of what you…

The Best Glaze to Use in Your Home Oven

Is a kiln way out of your budget? Are you a beginner pottery artist wishing to glaze their artwork in the comfort of your home? If so, you might be wondering if your home oven could come into play. But, remember, not all types of glazes would work in your home oven. So, which is…