Daily Strategic Wildness: Making Room for Experimentation when Glazing Pottery
Once you get past the beginner stage in ceramics, it is easy to get stuck in a rut of doing the same thing over and over. It feels so good to be finally making decent pots, that you are too scared to take any chances and try new things. This is especially true when it comes to the surface. There are so many possibilities with surface, but also so many things that can go wrong!
Daily Using Cosmetic Sponges for Handle Supports
A while back I picked up a multi pack of cosmetic sponges in varying shapes and sizes figuring I would find some way to use them in the studio. And I have found them to be useful as finishing sponges. But until seeing Liz Vicena's article in the January 2023 issue of Ceramics Monthly, I hadn't found a use for the little cosmetic triangles!
Daily How to Transfer Images with Tattoo Paper
Though the forms are simple, the surfaces of Horacio Casillas' pots pay homage to Gothic cathedrals with their ornate designs. Horacio creates his designs using computer software and needed a way to transfer the designs to his pots. He found that tattoo paper worked the best for this process.
Daily How to Create Beautiful Texture with Thick Slips
Plates are so fun to make because of the large, mostly flat, blank canvas they provide. But rather than just slapping decoration on haphazardly, the most successful potters consider basic design principles when decorating their work.
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