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Brad Tries Pottery | Bon Appétit

Join Brad from Bon Appétit at Keith Kreeger Studios in Austin, Texas as he learns how to make ceramics, from wedging clay and using a wheel to glazing and firing. Spoiler alert: Brad actually makes a decently useable bowl.

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Amazon Business: Why your Pottery Business needs an Amazon Business Account.

Amazon Business: Why your Pottery Business needs an Amazon Business Account.

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How much can you earn by Selling your Ceramics online?

How much can you make selling your ceramics online? Well, in the real world… If you have a stall at an art fair, and 1000 people walk past your work and see it, you can expect to sell around 3%…

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3 Secrets for Instagram Success

What would your Pottery Business be like if you had 10k followers on Instagram? Or 50k? Or 100k?
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Should I Sell on Etsy®?

“Should I start my pottery business by selling my ceramics on Etsy® or similar marketplaces?” Simple answer = No. You should not start your pottery business by selling on a marketplace. Why not? Well, let’s look at why people start…

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The Problem with Social Media… AKA: Guidelines for Constructive Encouragement

When I was growing up in the North of England, I always *hated* when my friends or family played “Devils Advocate”. (I’m not sure if this is a worldwide thing, or just from Lancashire…) Playing devils advocate is when you…

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How to make a pottery wheel

How to make a Pottery Wheel

DIY Pottery Wheels: How to make a DIY Pottery Wheel at home (3 x DIY Electric Pottery Wheels and 2 x DIY Kick Wheels)

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Sketching in Clay #100bottles100days

On 1st January 2018, Ceramic Artist Anna Whitehouse began a project to make 1 bottle a day for  100 days. Using a 2 part press mould she created a plain bottle every morning to be her blank canvas for the day.…

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How to Design a Logo for your Pottery Business

Why you need a good logo from the start. Your Personal Brand. It’s one of the first things you should think about when starting your pottery business. First things first, you need to have your own logo. Well, it’s a…

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How to film videos that get shared on Instagram

Andy Boswell from KaolinTiger Studios shares how he created his Instagram video that got shared by HGTV. This resulted in a ton of new followers, and more importantly, a ton of sales for him over the weekend. Get 60% off…

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The Big Pottery Book List

The Big Pottery Book List

When you have the right pottery book, creating with clay can be freeing and amazing. You can create anything that you can imagine. However, it can be hard to understand how to do certain techniques correctly when you are first…

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The Ceramicness of Pablo Picasso’s Ceramics

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