Daily A Super Handy Way to Calculate Firing Fees
Kiln space rental is always in demand because many home potters aren't able to afford their own kiln or the electrical work needed to set one up. I myself have often let friends rent space in my kiln because it helps me fill the kiln faster and fire more often. But I have always used a pretty unscientific approach to what I charge—namely, does X amount sound reasonable to you?
Daily Hand Holding: Throwing and Altering to Create Comfy Cups
Madeleine Boucher’s always begins her forms by thinking about the hands—not just her hands when throwing and altering, but also a user's hands and how they might handle a functional pot. So she loves to experiment with altering wheel-thrown forms to create a more organic shape and aesthetic.
How to Make a Cheeseboard with Abstract Decorations
Cheese, glorious cheese! I am always a big fan of celebrating cheese in any way possible. So I thought I would share a great project, excerpted from The Beginner's Guide to Decorating Pottery, that will help you present cheese in the dignified way it deserves.
Using a Banding Wheel to Make a Bowl From Start to Finish
Mix & Match: Surface Techniques with Brenda Quinn
Red Flashing Slip
🎧 Integrating Organic Aesthetics
Pete's Strontium Matte—Turquoise
ICAN Artist Portfolios
Bowls in Bloom
A Simple Test Determines the Best Firing Temperature for a Clay Body
The Best Instructional and Inspirational Clay Videos Online
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