What is Ancient Greek Pottery?

As a pottery enthusiast, I have been asked a lot of questions regarding Greek pottery and I believe as a beginner, you need to know a few things about the Greek pottery. Ancient Greek Pottery dates back 1000 to c. 400 BC. The ancient pottery provides some of the most distinctive vase shapes from antiquity…

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Best Air-Drying Pottery Clay to Use

The world of art and craft is much more vast than you can imagine, and in this vast world, there is no limit and bound to create things using various kinds of materials. Using clay for crafting sculptures and pottery is popular since the Prehistoric times. Making pottery using clay is one of the best…

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What is Dough Clay and How Do You Make it?

Clay dough is a very popular name in the art and craft world, especially a favorite one for kids. More or less, every kid is familiar with the name and usage of clay dough or playdough because it is one of the favorite tasks of kids to shape and form models out of clay doughs…

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Does Pottery Clay Stain Clothes?

As a potter, I have learned that there is no way you can’t do without straining yourself. It is obvious we are working with mud and there is no amount of planning you can do without getting your hands dirty, Literally! It is essential to know that you can do all the preparation in the…

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The Difference Between White and Black Pottery Clay

For quite a while, there has been a little misunderstanding between the types of clay we have. Some people confuse white clay and stoneware clay while some pottery “activists” believe black clay is more or less like earthenware clay, some even say it is refurbished terracotta meanwhile it is not so. In this article, I…

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Pottery Or Porcelain. What is The Difference?

As a beginner in pottery, it is essential you know the differences between the different types of clay, kilns and even pottery. You can have unlimited access to such information by checking other related posts on this website. Today, we are going to be talking about the difference between pottery and porcelain. I know you…

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How to Trim Pottery?

If you had closely seen any tableware like porcelain plates, there is a small rim at the bottom of every container, which is known as the foot. The technique of adding a foot to your pottery is known as trimming. It helps to remove excess clay from the pottery item and gives it a proper…

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Is Pottery Dishwasher Safe?

Ceramic is prominent everywhere and is used in our everyday lives. Washing is a form of caring or cleaning for these pottery masterpieces, although the question is ceramic pottery dishwasher safe? A lot of times I have been asked questions about pottery pieces and dishwashers. Some potters claim some pottery projects can be used in…

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