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Published Aug 25, 2023

Making your own tools is a wonderful way to make your work unique. After all, nobody else can make the exact same marks as the tool made by your hands.

For Kyla Toomey, making clay tools is an essential part of her practice and she is always adding new tools to her repertoire. In this clip, an excerpt from her video Uncommon Impressions: Making Your Mark with Handmade Tools, Kyla shows one way she uses her simple clay stamping tools and buttons to make amazing surfaces. –Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor



This clip was excerpted from Uncommon Impressions: Making Your Mark with Handmade Tools with Kyla Toomeywhich is available in the Ceramic Arts Network Shop!

**First published in 2016.