Essential tools for clay and ceramic pot making for beginners. Learn what you need and what you can buy later once you become more experienced. Towels are a necessity in pottery.
Clay is a name for a earth material which becomes pliable when wet. Mud is a form of clay which is used in abundance to make mud huts (homes) in African villages.
After you have mastered some of the easier pottery projects, you can than work your way up to the more difficult tasks. Some great projects to start with are bowls, coasters, stamps, and mugs.
Step by step guide into learning to how to make a clay pot
Whether you and your friends are simply looking for a reason to make a fool of yourself using a pottery wheel or you want to take up clay pottery as a serious hobby, you have come to the right place.
Watch a video on throwing clay and making a clay cookie jar and lid:
There are few people who will argue that English fine bone china is a standard when it comes to dishware that is a cut above the rest. These beautiful pieces, fashioned out of a mixture of clay and bone ash, have long been considered the ultimate dishes for lavish dining and entertaining. They provide a look of beauty and elegance, and many of them have been created specifically for the owners.Read More
Now that you’ve made your first cookie jar, cup or vase you may want to decorate and glaze it. Decorations in pottery are usually stains that are formulated to work well on a fired piece. They are used on the outside of the piece, much like paints, to color the entire piece, create a pattern or even embellish your piece with words. Pottery stains come in a large variety of interesting colors.Read More