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The Big Pottery Book List
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

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 starting out. If you are learning at home or seeking

mishima a mug
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Julia Claire: How to Mishima a Mug

Take Julia’s Online Workshop about making a darted mug!   Tap for tunes! ? A little morning Mishima jam sesh! This technique is using wax resist on leather hard pots. That sweet stage before it dries! #ceramics #potteryvideo #potteryvideos #timelapse #leatherhard #instapottery #juliaclairesclay #mishima #wip #mug #amacounderglaze #amaco #iphoneonly #piabrush

How to Read a Glaze Recipe
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Glaze Recipes: How to read Glaze Recipes & Create your own Glazes

Glaze Recipes: How to read Glaze Recipes & Create your own Glazes!
Once you understand how to read a glaze recipe you will have the freedom to start creating your own glaze recipes and altering glaze recipes to create new and interesting glazes.

vacuum to glaze
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Using a Vacuum to Glaze

Feeling Mos def Glazing pottery with help from shop vac #pottery #potter #hiphop #artist A post shared by Rich Brown (@pottery32) on Mar 15, 2017 at 5:25pm PDT In this video, we see Rich Brown from Pottery32 using a vacuum to assist with glazing. Rich Brown is potter and middle

balloon to glaze
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Using a Balloon to Glaze

Trying my hand at balloon resist. Seems to work pretty well. Shot by @mulberryandelm. . #mugshotmonday #mug #cup #ceramics #pottery #stoneware #glazing #workinprogress #wip #potteryvideo #potteryvideos A post shared by Jeremy Smoler (@jeremy_smoler) on Apr 10, 2017 at 12:35pm PDT In this video, we see Jeremy from Jeremy_Smoler demonstrating how

paper resist for underglazing
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

Paper Resist for Underglazing

surprise face #pollyfern #ceramics #illustration #paperresist A post shared by Polly Fern (@pollyfern) on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:40am PDT In this video, we see Polly Fern from PollyFern showing how paper resists works. Polly is an illustrator, ceramicist, and canary keeper in the Uk whose work focuses on characters

glaze large bowls
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

How to Make It Easier to Glaze Large Bowls

Double dipping a larger bowl. I use the knife to help get the excess glaze out of this form. My carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve issues make it painful to “tilt” the piece all the way. I came up with this solution in a dream I had. It works well.

glaze long pieces
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

How to Glaze Long Pieces

glazing a 28″ tall vase?#potterymaking #potteryvideos #bigpot #pottery #ceramics #clay #glazing A post shared by Don & Cristina (@fishpaint5) on Apr 22, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT In this video, we see Don from FishPaint5 demonstrating how to easily glaze a long piece. Don is a teacher of ceramics and his

Atomizer Sprayer
Advanced Ceramics
The Ceramic School

How to use an Atomizer Sprayer / Glaze Sprayer

Patricia Bridges of Bridges Pottery shows us how to use a “Glaze Sprayer” or “Atomizer Sprayer” to decorate your ceramics with glaze. This is a great way to build up different layers and different patterns of glaze. Its fun to try out and experiment with, and can help give you a unique style.

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6 Ceramic Books to Inspire and Inform

We’ve rounded up six fabulous reads that are bound to inspire you, whether you’re a seasoned ceramic artist or just starting your clay journey. 

how to apply waterslide decals
Advanced Ceramics

How to Apply Waterslide Decals

How to Apply Waterslide Decals. Waterslide decals are ceramic decals that are specifically made to transfer images from paper to already glazed ceramics or glass.

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