Daily Great Tips for Press Molding the Base of a Sculptural Vessel
Errol Willett developed his three-lobed bowl forms by starting out with a three-lobed bowl mold. He didn't know exactly where he wanted to go with these forms until getting the three part base of the forms "up in space."
Daily Post-Firing Clean Up Tips to Make Your Work Look (and Feel) its Best
We all know that some amount of cleanup is unavoidable after atmospheric firings. At the least, there are always some remnants of wadding that need to be sanded off. But I would argue it is necessary to clean up pots after all firings to make work as polished and professional as possible.
Daily How to Add Slip-Dotted Texture to Pots
One of the best things about handmade functional pottery is its tactile nature—we hold and use the things we make, and we strive to make them feel good in our hands. Adding surface texture can add to this tactility. And there are all kinds of ways we can add texture.
Daily How One Artist Adapted to a Pandemic and Strengthened Her Business
During the Covid-19 pandemic, artists reliant on in-person festivals and craft shows to sell their work had to pivot and imagine new ways of doing things or throw in the towel. For Yesha Panchal, the pandemic meant losing access to the studio where she fired her work, as well as the local audience she had worked so hard to cultivate.
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