An Easy-to-Make Custom Stamp with Great Line Quality

A lot of potters make custom texture stamps by carving into or pressing a piece of clay into an existing texture and then bisque firing it. It is a super fun way to personalize your work by making your own marks.

Another cool way to make custom stamps is to attach coils to a lug of clay. In today’s video, an excerpt from her video Creative Forming with Custom Texture, Amy Sanders demonstrates this technique. – Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.


This clip was excerpted from Creative Forming with Custom Texture, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Shop!

To learn more about Amy Sanders or to see more images of her work, please visit

**First published in 2012.

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