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Carving the Rim of a Plate for Variety

・ Merry X’mas. ・・ #しのぎ#矢羽根#阿部春弥 #ceramics #pottery #porcelain #クリスマス感ゼロ #これは3寸皿#手数で勝負 A post shared by Haruya Abe 阿部春弥 (@abe_haruya) on Dec 23, 2016 at 9:47pm PST In this video, we can see Abe Haruya from Abe_Haruya adding a design onto the rim of his plate for variety. How to Carve The Rim On The Plate If…

Two Ways to Facet a Mug

・ さて、どこへ人形を持って行くのでしょう? ・ Faceting. ・ #うつわ#器#マグカップ#阿部春弥 #pottery #ceramics #porcelain #handcraft #tableware A post shared by Haruya Abe 阿部春弥 (@abe_haruya) on Mar 25, 2017 at 1:59am PDT ・ しのぎも。 ・ part2. ・ #うつわ#器#マグカップ#阿部春弥 #pottery #ceramics #porcelain #handcraft #tableware A post shared by Haruya Abe 阿部春弥 (@abe_haruya) on Mar 25, 2017 at 2:16am PDT In these two…

honeycomb pattern

Creating a Honeycomb Pattern on a Bowl

A post shared by Haruya Abe 阿部春弥 (@abe_haruya) on Dec 27, 2016 at 12:53am PST In this video, we can see Abe Haruya from Abe_Haruya carving a honeycomb pattern onto a bowl. Abe Haruya’s work focuses on faceting, design work on the center of bowls and plates, and simple yet elegant colors to accent his…

Nine Ways to Stay Motivated in the Studio

When it comes to working and staying motivated in the studio, whether full time or part time, it can be hard to keep the creative juices flowing. While some people do not have a hard time continuing their work and staying motivated, others find it difficult to stay motivated and continue a project or start…

How to Evolve from a Cylinder with Our PDF guide

There are many ways you can go beyond a cylinder to really express yourself. In this article, we will be walking you through how to make a cylinder, five shapes you can try yourself, and then giving you a pdf to draw on (Download as PDF) so you can evolve your shapes through a series of…

how to apply waterslide decals

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.

Kazu Oba

Kazu Oba

Kazu Oba is a Japanese potter and contemporary sculptor based in Colorado.

Atomizer Sprayer

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.

Amaco Glazes

Amaco Glazes: Discover and Buy Amaco Glazes

Amaco Glazes: Which Amaco Glaze is the best fit for you & your work? Discover the whole range of Amaco Glazes here.

angular mug

How to Create an Angular Mug

Gotta love how malleable clay is. You can make it round, make it square, then make it round again. Always remember to bend before you break. A post shared by Andy Boswell (@kaolintiger) on Jul 6, 2017 at 3:29pm PDT In this video, Andy Boswell from Kaolintiger shows us how he adds some angles to…

How to Throw a Sodium Silicate Vase

How to Throw a Sodium Silicate Vase

A post shared by Kris Neal (@fire_and_earth_pottery) on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:06pm PDT In this video, Kris Neal from Fire & Earth Pottery demonstrates how to throw a sodium silicate vase. Kris explains the process step by step in the description of the video. Kris Neal says: “Here’s how it works- First I throw…

Slip Trailing a Design on Your Work

In this video, Adam Spector from SpectorStudiosPorcelain demonstrates decorating his work with a slip in a slip trailer

Deflocculated and Flocculated Glazes

Deflocculated and Flocculated Glazes

John Britt explains Deflocculated and Flocculated Glazes in this video below. Equipment you need: Epsom Salt Bentonite CMC Sodium Silicate

Marbling a Mug with Glazes

Marbling a Mug with Glazes

Marbling a Mug with Glazes & CMC

how to throw plate

How to throw a plate on a pottery wheel

How to throw a plate on the pottery wheel. Here we show you 4 easy steps to throwing a plate on the pottery wheel.

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