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Decorate Pottery by Marbling with Slip - Marbling with Slips to Decorate Pottery
Pottery can be decorated by marbling contrasting colored slips. This technique has a range of variations which result in different effects.

Feather Combing Using Slip to Decorate Pottery - Decorate Pottery with Slip Using Feather Combing
Feather combing, also known as feathering, is a technique used to decorate pottery with contrasting bands of slip.

Decorating Pottery with Slip and Brush - Slips and Brushes Decorate Pottery
When decorating pottery, slips can be applied to ware using brushes. This is one of the oldest methods of delivering slips to a pottery surface.

Decorating Pottery with Slip Painting - Slip Painting Decorating Pottery
One method of decorating pottery is to do slip paintings.

Decorating Pottery Using Terra Sigillata - Terra Sigillata Used to Decrate Pottery
Terra sigillata is an ancient technique of decorating pottery with ultra-fine slips.

Decorating Pottery with Slips and Resists - Slips and Resists Used to Decorate Pottery
Slips can be used with resists in order to decorate pottery.

Decorating Pottery Using Slip Texturing - Slip Texturing for Decorating Pottery
One way of decorating pottery is to use slip texturing. Heavy, textured slips can create strong decorative effects on pottery.

Mold on Turntable for Pottery Basket Project - Hump Mold on Turntable for Pottery Basket Project
A hump mold should be set on a turntable in preparation to begin this pottery basket project.

Dry the Bottom Portion of the Pottery Basket - Allow Bottom Portion of Pottery Basket to Stiffen
Allow the bottom portion of the pottery basket to dry and stiffen so it will not collapse as you continue to work on it.

Twist Clay Coils - How to Twist Clay Coils
Hold the clay coils in mid-air in order to twist coils so that the twist is most likely to come out even.

How to Weave a Ceramic Basket
How to create a ceramic basket by weaving pottery clay coils.

The Finished Pottery Basket - The Completed Pottery Basket
The finished pottery basket is completed once it has been bisqued, then glazed and fired again, as desired.

Make Pottery Basket Main Supports - Make the Pottery Basket Main Supporting Uprights
Begin making the pottery baskets by rolling coils and placing them for the basket's main supporting uprights.

Begin Weaving Coils for Pottery Basket - Begin Weaving Pottery Basket Coils
Begin weaving coils around the uprights for your pottery basket.

Make a Foot for the Pottery Basket - Make a Coil Foot for the Pottery Basket
You can make a foot for your pottery basket, should you want one.

The Body of the Pottery Basket - The Completed Body of the Pottery Basket
Complete the body of the basket after taking it off the mold and turning it upright.

Dry the Pottery Basket and Handle - How to Dry the Pottery Basket and Handle
Dry the handle of the pottery basket, supporting it with wadded paper or plastic.

Make a Slab-Built Pottery Mug
Instructions for slab building a pottery mug.

Create Floor of Slab-Built Pottery Mug - Cut Floor of Slab-Built Pottery Mug
Create the floor of a slab-built pottery mug by cutting it out from a well-made slab.

Create and Attach Slab-Built Pottery Mug Wall - Make and Attach Slab-Built Pottery Mug Wall
Create and attach the wall for the pottery mug, making sure to slip and score all joints.

Create and Attach Slab-Built Pottery Mug Strap Handle - Make and Attach Slab-Built Pottery Mug Handle
Create and attach the slab-built pottery mug's strap handle.

Weld the Pottery Strap Handle to Slab-Built Mug - Weld Pottery Strap Handle to Slab-Built Mug
Weld the pottery strap handle to the slab-built mug to ensure good adhesion.

Finish Slab-Built Mug - Finish the Slab-Built Mug
Finish the slab-built mug, making certain to use food-safe glazes.

Stack and Load the Kiln - Stacking and Loading the Kiln
Stack and load the kiln carefully, observing several rules in order to reduce kiln accidents.

How to Load a Ceramics Kiln
Loading a kiln takes forethought and some knowledge in order to avoid destructive and expensive accidents.

Load the Kiln Sitter - How to Load the Kiln Sitter
Load the kiln sitter with a pyrometric rod or cone.

Kiln Sitter Inside the Kiln - Kiln Sitter in Kiln Interior
The kiln sitter extends through the kiln's wall and has a portion inside the kiln itself.

Pyrometric Cones and Rods, and Kiln Sitters - Kiln Sitters and Pyrometric Rods and Cones
Use and types of pyrometric rods and cones in a kiln sitter.

Arm the Kiln Sitter - Arming the Kiln Sitter
Once loaded, the kiln sitter must be armed to allow the kiln to operate.

Using a Kiln Sitter with Electric Kilns
Kiln sitters are used in electric ceramic kilns as a fail-safe means of ending a firing once it has reached the target temperature, or slightly above. Once tripped, the kiln sitter automatically shuts off electrical current to the kiln elements.

Slake Your Clay Scraps for Recycling - Recycling Clay Scraps Includes Slaking Them
The second step to recycling clay scraps is to slake the dried clay in water.

Dry the Clay During Recycling - Drying Recycled Clay
The very wet clay must be dried to a workable consistency during recycling.

Store Your Clay After Recycling - How to Store Your Recycled Clay
After the clay has been recycled, it needs to be stored in an air tight container.

How to Recycle Clay Scraps into Workable Clay
Recycling clay scraps so they can be made into workable clay again can be done without any machinery.

How to Center Clay on the Potter's Wheel
Centering clay on the potter's wheel effects all other steps of throwing pottery.

Overview of Centering Clay on the Potter's Wheel - Basics of Centering Clay on the Potter's Wheel
Basics of centering clay on the potter's wheel.

Center by Pulling Clay - Pull Clay to Center
You can center clay by pulling it toward you on the potter's wheel.

Center the Clay by Pushing - Centering Clay by Pushing
You can center clay by pushing it into the middle of the potter's wheel.

Centering Clay with a Braced Palm - Center Clay with Palm
Clay can be centered on the potter's wheel using the palm of the hand.

Wheel Wedging While Centering - Wheel Wedge While Centering
Wheel wedging is done while centering the clay on the potter's wheel.

How to Pull a Handle for Pottery
Have you ever heard of pulling a handle for pottery? Many types of pots require handles, including mugs, pitchers, teapots, jugs, and so on. One of the most technically and aesthetically pleasing types of handles are pulled handles.

Begin Pulling the Pottery Handle - Begin the Pull for a Pulled Pottery Handle
Begin pulling the clay for a pottery handle be gently pulling the clay downward.

Dry the Pulled Handle Strap - Dry the Pulled Pottery Handle
Dry the pulled handle strap, allowing air to reach it on all sides.

Cut the Pulled Handle from the Pulling Blank - Cut the Pulled Handle Away from the Pulling Blank
Trim and cut the pulled handle strap away from the pulling blank.

Attach the Pulled Handle to Pot - Attach the Pulled Handle to Your Pot
Attach the pulled handle to the pot using the slip and score technique.

Diagram for Building a Wedging Table
Begin creating your own wedging table by drawing up a diagram plan for building the wedging table. Dimensions need to be personalized to fit your own height.

Early Stages of Building a Wedging Table - Begin Building a Wedging Table
A description of the early stages of building a wedging table of your own. Use the proper tools for best results.

Cut the Floor of the Wedging Table - Set in the Floor of the Wedging Table
How to cut and place the floor of the wedging table. Be sure to use 5/8 inch plywood or thicker.

Complete the Wedging Table Frame - Complete Frame of Wedging Table
Complete the frame of the wedging table. Use of both glue and wood screws is highly recommended.

Finish Your Wedging Table - Finish the Wedging Table
Finish your wedging table by caulking, then pouring in the plaster. Be sure to make your plaster according to directions.

Clean Off Crayon as Wax Resist - Clean Off Crayon as Wax Resist on Pottery
Wax resist needs to be cleaned of all excess glaze, or the glaze may either mar the decoration or drop off onto the kiln shelf while firing.

Pot with Crayon Wax Resist Decoration - Detail of Pottery with Wax Resist Decoration
Finish the pot that has been decorated using a crayon wax resist. It is always a good idea to have a very good coat of kiln wash on the shelf.

Using Crayons as Wax Resist on Pottery
You can apply wax crayons as a form of wax resist on pottery to create interesting decorative effects.

Clean Raku Pot - How to Clean Raku Pottery
Ashes and soot will cling to raku as it comes from the combustion chamber. Raku pottery must be cleaned after it has finished being smoked.

How to Fire Raku, Step-by-Step
An introduction to raku, giving a history of the raku process.

Raku Glazes - Typical Raku Glazes
Raku has some glaze effects that are somewhat typical. These include metallic glazes, luster glazes, and other glazes that are effected by the reduction atmosphere in the combustion chamber.

Breakage in Raku - Raku and Pottery Breakage
Raku pots are a very fragile form of pottery and are easily broken. This can happen at any time during the process, sometimes no matter how much care is taken. Occasional breakage is a part of the process.

Raku and Functional Ware - Raku and Functional Pottery
How does raku fit in with functional pottery? Does it do so? An exploration of raku as it relates to functional aspects of pottery.

Prepare to Fire Raku - Steps to Prepare for Raku Firing
Raku firings require preparation before beginning to even create the pieces. A list of steps to help make your raku firing as successful as possible.

Open the Raku Kiln - Safely Open the Raku Kiln
It is crucial to open the raku kiln with your own and everyone else's safety firmly in mind.

Remove Pots from Raku Kiln - How to Remove Pottery from Raku Kiln
Removing pottery from a raku kiln takes special tools and a steady hand.

Carrying Hot Pottery - How to Carry Hot Pots
Potters should carry hot pottery away from raku kiln using a pair of tongs and heavy insulating gauntlets, at the least.

Hot Raku Pottery to Be Smoked - Smoke Hot Raku Pots
Discussion of smoking hot raku pots and pottery, including how different combustibles can change the nature of the smoked effects.

Raku Combustion Begins - Raku Fire Combustion
Raku pottery is so hot it causes paper to go up in a flash fire until choked off by the lack of oxygen. Combustion is necessary for the pieces to be smoked properly.

Removing Raku Cover - Remove Raku Cover
Removing the cover or lid from the raku combustion chamber still requires an eye toward safety.

Pottery and Ceramic Suppliers in Florida
This list should help you find pottery and ceramic suppliers in the state of Florida. Remember that many large supply houses will ship all over the US and possibly outside the US. Should you know of a Florida supplier that is not listed here, please contact the Pottery Guide, so they can be included.

Top Five Reasons Pots Stick to Kiln Shelves
Do you know the top five reasons why pots stick to kiln shelves? Find out the reasons and how to avoid them! Knowing can save you hundreds of dollars in shelf replacement, as well as spare you the unhappiness and frustration of finding your pots welded to your kiln shelves.

Pottery Painting: Underglazes, Slips, Stains & Glazes
Painting on pottery can be done in a number of ways. Generally speaking, potters use underglazes, slips, engobes, and stains to paint on their work.

Pottery and Ceramic Suppliers in Arizona
This is a list of pottery and ceramic suppliers based in Arizona.

Where to Find a Pottery Wheel
Where do you look to find a pottery wheel to buy? Potters have several choices.

How to Burnish Pottery - Follow an Ancient Tradition
How to burnish pottery, from the choice of clay to sealing a burnished pot.

Gifts to Give the Potter in Your LIfe
Here are some ideas for great gifts for the potters on your gift list, from the small and inexpensive to the extravagant.

Give the Hobby of Pottery as a Gift
You can give the hobby of pottery-making as a gift to those you know who love to explore their creative side, who need a hobby that can sooth and relax them, and for those who enjoy getting dirty.

Making a Pottery Shrinkage Ruler
You can make your own pottery shrinkage ruler. This will help you size new pots so they will be a specific size after firing.

Identifying and Collecting Pottery FAQ
Here is an FAQ on collecting and identifying pottery, including issues such as why to collect, appraisals, insurance, and more.

Horse Hair Pottery Technique
A description of what horse hair pottery is and how to create your own horse hair pottery pieces.

What Are Crystalline Glazes?
Crystalline glazes are specifically formulated to encourage visible crystal growth in the glaze as it goes through the glaze firing.

Major Brands of Pottery Wheels
Take a look at the major pottery wheel brands that potters are using today. Information makes shopping for a new potter's wheel easier.

Types of Thrown Pottery Lids
Explore the types of pottery lids that are thrown on the wheel.

Lusters, China Paints and Overglazes
Lusters, china paints, and overglazes are all glaze options that fire at very low (for pottery) temperatures.

Basic Pottery Vessel Forms and Transitions
Pottery vessels usually derive from basic vessel forms, in which basic forms can be used together in one pot with transitions between areas.

Basic Parts of Thrown Pottery Forms
Thrown pottery can have a number of specific areas or parts. Formal knowledge of these can enhance a potter's aesthetic as they work on the wheel.

Buying a Used Electric Kiln
There are a number of things that need to be considered when buying a used electric kiln. This article will tell you the questions you need answered in order to make a good buying decision when looking at used electric kilns.

Preparing to Center Clay on the Potter's Wheel
Before centering clay on the potter's wheel, there are a number of steps that should be taken. These preparatory steps will work toward your overall throwing success.

Fluxes for Ceramics and Glaze
Fluxes lower the melting point of the glass formers in glazes, clay bodies, and other ceramic materials.

How to Make Handles for Pottery
You will want to make handles for many pots such as mugs, pitchers, teapots, and so on. Here are several ways to make handles that are commonly used in pottery.

Three Methods to Wedge Your Clay
Three of the most popular methods to wedge your clay are the cut and slap method, cylinder wedging, and cone wedging.

What Are Ash Glazes on Pottery?
One of the specific types of glazes that potters tend to talk about are the ash glazes. The vast majority of ash glazes use wood ash, although some potters have developed glaze recipes using ashes from rice straw and hulls, reeds, seaweed, and hay straw, as well as the ashes from other plants. Normally, ash glazes require high-fire temperatures, usually falling between cone 9 and cone 11.

Temperature Ranges for Firing Glazes
There are specific temperature ranges for firing glazes; individual glazes will mature within one of those five ranges. If the glazes are fired at too low a temperature, the glaze will not mature. If the temperature goes too high, the glaze will become too melted and run off the surface of the pottery. For success, a potter must know their glazes' temperature ranges at which they become mature.

Mid-Range and High-Fire Clay Bodies
What are mid-range and high-fire clay bodies? These clay bodies fall into two basic types, stoneware clay bodies and porcelain clay bodies.

Characteristics of Throwing Clay Bodies
Throwing on the potter's wheel makes some heavy demands on clay bodies. There are three key characteristics necessary for a clay body to work well for throwing.

Characteristics of Hand Building Clays
Hand building with clay is fun. Good hand building clays make the experience even better. What are the characteristics of a clay body that has been designed for hand building?

Shrinkage in Different Clay Bodies
All clays shrink. But not all clays are created equal. Different clay bodies experience different amounts of shrinkage. It depends upon the clay's particle size and on how many and what type of impurities are present in the clay body.

Using Slabs and Molds for Pottery
Two types of molds are used with clay slabs to create pottery.

Brushes Used in Pottery Construction and Decorating
In pottery brushes have many uses, and these uses must be kept in mind when brushes are purchased.

Types of Kiln Construction
Kilns are basically containers for heat. In the most primitive forms, this could be nothing more than a trench or pit dug into the earth. Today, there are many different types of kilns. Here is an introduction to some of the most common types used for pottery and the ceramic arts.

Pottery Kiln Heating Sources
Kilns can be heated by a number of different heating sources. Kilns used for pottery are heated, or brought to temperature, using five main heating sources.

Kickwheels Used in Pottery
The kickwheel, is the most common form of human-powered wheel used by modern potters in the United States today. Find out more about them.

6 Aspects of Electric Potter's Wheels
In the thousands of years pottery has been practiced, one of the farthest reaching innovations was the introduction of electric-powered potter's wheels (pottery wheels). Electric potter's wheels allow potters to produce volumes of work even faster than before.

Pinholing and Pitting in Ceramic Glazes
Pinholing and pitting are ceramic glaze defects. Find out what they are, why they occur, and how to solve the problem.

Crawling in Pottery Glazes - Causes and Solutions
Crawling is a glaze defect. Find out what it is, why it happens, and how to correct this problem.

What is Wheel Thrown Pottery?
What is throwing on the pottery wheel? How does throwing on the pottery wheel work?

Be Safe From Poisons in Pottery
There are poisons in pottery that potters need to be aware of. In this time of readily available information and safety equipment, it is only common sense to pay attention to what can harm yourself or those around you.

Be Safe From Poisons in Pottery
There are poisons in pottery that potters need to be aware of. In this time of readily available information and safety equipment, it is only common sense to pay attention to what can harm yourself or those around you.

How to Use Your Kiln Safely
Learn about kiln safety, protective gear, ventilation, and gases emitted during firing.

Basic Glaze Ingredients and Components
There four key types of components which are found in glazes. All of the various ingredients used in ceramic glazes fall into one (or more) of these categories.

Pyrometric Cones in Pottery
What are pyrometric cones and how are they used in pottery? Here are the answers.

Where to Look for Pottery Classes
Classes in pottery or ceramics can help you expand your technical and expressive voice in clay. They can also be great fun. You may have decided that you would like to take a class in pottery, but aren't sure how to find one. Here are some places to look.

How Dangerous Is Doing Pottery?
Is pottery dangerous? How dangerous is it doing pottery? What are the dangers to myself, to my children, pets, or home?

An Overview of Pottery Glazes
An overview of what glazes are and their characteristics will be very helpful if you are new to them. Glazes are very diverse. Not only are there a wide variety of colors, but also of opacity, surfaces, and temperature ranges. Here we will look at an overview of that diversity.

Three Main Pieces of Equipment for Potters
The three most-often used pieces of equipment that potters can use are kilns, wheels, and some form of equipment used to bring dry clay to usable form.

Decorating Basics in Pottery
An overview of the different ways pottery and clay objects can be decorated.

What Is Reduction in Pottery? - Definition
Reduction atmospheres are used in pottery to effect the development of both glazes and clay bodies.

Wax Resist in Pottery Defined
Wax resist is a technique used in decorating pottery.

What Is Bone Dry Pottery? - Definition
The term

Details of Ceramic Items Made by Anna Vickers - Details of Ceramic Items by Anna Vickers
Details of several ceramic pieces made by Anna Vickers. Page 11.

Anna Vickers Game Boards - Anna Vickers Ceramic Game Boards
A grouping of several games and a detail of a pressed pattern Chinese checkers board. Page 6.

Detail of Anna Vickers Mancala Board - Detail of Mancala Board
Detail of a mancala game board made by Anna Vickers. Page 8.

Round Cribbage Board by Anna Vickers - Round Ceramic Cribbage Board by Anna Vickers
A round ceramic cribbage board created by Anna Vickers. Page 9.

Display of Anna Vickers' and Other Work at Terra Studio - Anna Vickers' and Other Work at Terra Studio
A display of Anna Vickers' games along with other craft items at Terra Studio. Page 10.

Miller and Jordan Williams Play Anna Vickers' Backgammon - Miller and Jordan Williams Play Anna Vickers' Backgammon
Miller and Jordan Williams playing on an Anna Vickers backgammon board. Page 7.

Anna Vickers at Work in Her Clay Studio - Anna Vickers Clay Studio
Anna Vickers at work in her clay studio. Page 5.

Anna Vickers with Early Pottery Work - Anna Vickers and Pottery
Anna Vickers with some of her early pottery work.

Children Play Game Made by Anna Vickers at Terra Studios - Children at Terra Studios with Game Made by Anna Vickers
Children at Terra Studios play with game made by potter Anna Vickers. Page 2.

Anna Vickers Chip Carving Detail - Anna Vickers Chip Carving a Detail
Anna Vickers chip carving a detail into a clay game board. Page 4.

Anna Vickers' Whimsy Design Detail - Detail of Anna Vickers' Whimsy Design
Detail of Anna Vickers' Whimsy design. Page 3.

Anna Vickers, Potter and Game-Maker - Potter and Game-Maker Anna Vickers
Interview with Anna Vickers, potter and game-maker.

How to Make a Basic Pinch Pot
Handbuilding can be done in many ways. The most basic method of all is to work with a ball of clay directly, with no intermediate steps. Due to the action of thinning the pot walls through pressure between the thumb and fingers, these are called pinch pots.

Opening the Basic Pinch Pot
Pinch pots are fast and direct molding of a small pot. Step two is to open the ball of clay.

Pinching the Basic Pinch Pot
Pinch pots are fast and direct molding of a small pot. Step three is to pinch out the walls and floor of the pot.

Finishing the Basic Pinch Pot
Pinch pots are fast and direct molding of a small pot. Step four is to finish the pot.

Build a Burnished Pottery Egg - Make a Burnished Pottery Egg
Make a burnished pottery egg using the slab building method.

Complete Pottery Egg Form - Complete Building the Pottery Egg Form
Complete the basic pottery egg form using the slab building method.

Smooth Pottery Egg Form - Smooth the Pottery Egg Form
Smooth the pottery egg form once it is dry, in this case using Surform and metal rib tools.

Burnish the Pottery Egg - Burnish Pottery Egg
Burnish the pottery egg using a hard, smooth item such as the back of a spoon or a polished stone.

The Burnished, Unfired Pottery Egg - How to Handle the Burnished, Unfired Pottery Egg
The burnished, unfired pottery egg must be handled with care.

Fire the Burnished Pottery Egg - The Fired Burnished Pottery Egg
Fire the burnished pottery egg, which will leave it with a buttery surface texture.

Wax Burnished Pottery Egg - Wax the Burnished Pottery Egg
Wax or otherwise heighten the shine of your burnished pottery egg as desired.

Peter Holland on Choosing Clay Career - Peter Holland Changes to Clay Career
Peter Holland describes choosing to go into clay as a career.

Peter Holland on Business Principals for Art as a Career - Peter Holland's Business Principals for Art as a Career
Peter Holland briefly describes his 7 business principals for making art your career.

Peter Holland on His Clay Preferences - Peter Holland's Clay Preferences
Peter Holland talks about his preferences in clay and sculpting tools.

Make and Apply a Handle to the Coil Built Pitcher - Make and Apply Handle to Coil Built Pottery Pitcher
Make and apply a handle to the coil built pottery pitcher.

Decorate and Finish Surface of Coiled Pottery Pitcher - Decorate and Finish Surface of Coiled Pitcher
Decorate and do any other finishing work on the surface of the coil built pottery pitcher.

Finish the Coil Built Pitcher - Finish the Coil Built Pottery Pitcher
Finish the coil built pottery pitcher, using underglazes, glazes, and firing it to maturation.

Make a Coil-Built Pitcher - How to Make a Coil-Built Pottery Pitcher
How to make a pottery pitcher using the coil building method.

Coil Build the Basic Pitcher Form - Coil Build the Pitcher's Basic Form
Coil building the pitcher's basic form can progress rapidly.

Weld the Pitcher Coils - Weld the Pottery Pitcher Coils
Once coils have been laid to form the basic shape of the pottery pitcher, it is time to weld them together.

Make Spout for Coiled Pitcher - Make Spout for Coil Built Pottery Pitcher
Make a simple spout for a coil built pottery pitcher.

Pottery Needles Used to Score - Potters Needles Used to Score Clay
Another use of the potter's needle is to score pottery when joining clay pieces together.

Pottery Needles Used to Cut Clay - Potters Needles Cut Clay
Potter's needles can be used to cut clay when making pottery.

Potter's Needles Pick Up Pieces - Pottery Needles Help Pick Up Pieces of Clay
Potter's needles are very helpful when it comes to picking up small or hard to reach pieces of clay.

Potters Needle Used to Incise - Pottery Needle Used to Incise Clay
Potter's needles can be used to incise clay. Different lines can be gotten depending on clay stiffness.

Throwing the Pot
Throwing the clay on the potter's wheel thins the walls and increases their height.

Completing the Form
The final shaping of the vase is done carefully, flexing the clay into the desired shape.

Use Calipers to Mark the Exterior Measurement - Use Calipers to Mark the Exterior Measurement of Lids
The calipers must now be set to the exterior measurement, using the measurement that has already been marked down.

Use Calipers to Measure the Exterior of Openings and Galleries - Use Calipers to Measure the Exterior of Lids
Pottery calipers are used to measure the exterior diameter of lids and forms that will go into openings.

How to Use Pottery Calipers - Use Pottery Calipers a Tool for Measuring During Throwing
How to use calipers in pottery as a way to take measurements while throwing on the potters wheel, especially when throwing lidded jars.

Use Calipers to Mark the Interior Measurement - Use Calipers to Mark the Interior Measurement of Lids
Once the calipers have been set to the interior measurement, that measurement must be marked down and the calipers adjusted for the next measurement.

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Elements of Three Dimensional Forms for Pottery
The major elements of any three dimensional form include shape, value, space, texture, line, color, and time and movement.

Renting Kiln Space
Who knew when you got a kiln that people would pop up all over who needed kiln space? At least, that's what has happened for me, and I must say, I am really

Raw Glazing?
A great question cam up on the Pottery Forum recently about raw glazing (glazing greenware for single-firing as opposed to glazing bisqueware). Can you use a

Be Wary of Toy Potter's Wheels
Q: My ten year old daughter loves art and has recently expressed an interest in clay. We bought a pottery wheel from Michael's arts and crafts store but it

How Long Does Pottery Take?
I often get asked how long it takes to create a piece of pottery from start to finish. This, however, can actually become a fairly complicated question. You

Q & A - Mold Reactions to Clay?
Q: I am a high school ceramics teacher and today I received a call from one of the parents stating that her son can no longer be in my class because he is

Q & A - Colored Slip, Anyone?
Q: I work in a pottery where we work with slips (blue, turquoise and yellow) ... I would like to introduce some new colors to our range.... I would love to

It Was Gnome Surprise...
Last night I was watching the TV show Bones with my adult nephew and sister. How wonderful it was! As Dr. Hodgins reveals that the site of some stolen article

What Is Plasticity? (Definition)
Clay is plastic? Yes. Plasticity refers to its ability to bend and flex.

Silica Used in Pottery for Clay and Glaze
Silica is one of the three main ingredients of clays and glaze materials.

What Is Raku Pottery?
Raku is a type of low-fire pottery which often uses out-of-kiln reduction techniques.

Shimpo Aspire Potters Wheel - Shimpo Aspire Pottery Wheel
The Shimpo Aspire is tabletop potter’s wheel that can center up to 20 pounds of clay to help you create your pottery. Page 4.

Shimpo VL-Lite Potters Wheel - Shimpo VL-Lite Pottery Wheel
The Shimpo VL-Lite is a belt-driven lightweight pottery wheel that is “lite” enough for a potter to carry yet sturdy enough to throw on. Page 3.

Shimpo VL-Whisper Potters Wheel - Shimpo VL-Whisper Pottery Wheel
The Shimpo VL-Whisper pottery wheel merges the quiet of Shimpo’s RK-Whisper and the popular features of Shimpo’s discontinued Velocity V75 potter’s wheel. Page 2.

Freeflow Underglazed Vase by Brian - Freeflow Underglazed Vase


Vines and Flowers Vase by Cindy Gilliland - Vines and Flowers Vase by Cindy Gilliland with Underglaze


Cookis Pottery Dog Cookie Jar - Pottery Dog Cookie Jar
This pottery cookie jar by Andrew Bornman, entitled

Hawaiian Pot Lidded Jar by Cindy Gilliland - Lidded Hawaiian Jar by Cindy Gilliland


Unite or Die Colonial Plate - Unite or Die Colonial Slogan Reproduction Plate
A reproduction of a colonial slogan plate saying

Fun Impressed Pot - Fun Impressed Pottery


What Is Thermal Shock in Pottery?
Thermal shock is a factor when pottery and other ceramics are cooling rapidly or used as ovenware.

Grog in Pottery - Definition
Definition of grog, as used in pottery and ceramics.

What Is Leather-Hard Pottery - Definition
Definition of the term leather-hard when used in pottery and ceramics.

Ceramics Definition and Examples in Pottery
A definition of ceramics. Pottery.

Slip Casting - Pottery Techniques Defined
Definition of slip casting as used in pottery.

Egyption Paste (Pottery) - History and Recipes
Egyptian paste is a self-glazing form of pottery. The glaze materials are actual present in the clay body; no further glazing is needed.

Find Pottery Teachers, Instructors, and Classes at Betterfly
A potter's look at Betterfly.com, a website that helps those who want to utilize a service with those who offer services. This includes pottery teachers, instructors, and classes.

Art Pottery - What Is Art Pottery
Pottery that is created mainly for decoration, even if it may have a functional purpose as well, can be considered art pottery.

Finalize the Thrown Pottery Form - How to Finalize the Thrown Pottery Form
Before it is taken off the potter's wheel, it is time to finalize the thrown form. Throwing the walls thins them, but there is much more that can be done to shape the form of the pot.

Kilns Shelf Basics - Basics of Kiln Shelves
Kiln shelves are expensive. Be certain you get the right ones for your needs and care for them appropriately.

Shivering in Ceramic Glazes - Ceramic Glaze Shivering
Shivering is a glaze defect; find out what it is, why it occurs, and solutions to shivering here.

Test Pottery Glazes - How to Test Pottery Glazes
Knowing how to test glazes is very important in pottery. Studio pottery relies on glazes as a major component of both functionality and decoration. Getting the best glaze results often requires some testing, even of commercial glazes.

2011 Best Pottery Products - 2011 Best Products for Pottery
Here are the best pottery products in ten categorioes, as choosen by potters in the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards on Pottery.About.com.

Make a Basic Pinch Pot
Handbuilding can be done in many ways. The most basic method of all is to work with a ball of clay directly, with no intermediate steps. Due to the action of thinning the pot’s walls through pressure between the thumb and fingers, these are called pinch pots.

Discovery of Porcelain - Porcelain Clay Discovered
Where was porcelain clay first discovered, and who made this discovery? Here is a story of the first porcelain clay bodies.

Artistry and Aesthetics of Pottery - Pottery Artistry and Aesthetics
Artistry and aesthetics are as much a part of pottery as the technical side of pottery craftsmanship. Technical skill, artistry, and aesthetic design are all part of what makes pottery great.

Plumbing Traps for Potters - Plumbing Traps for Pottery Studios
Plumbing traps are used by many potters in their pottery studios. Page 2.

Clean Plumbing Traps - Clean the Plumbing Trap
Keeping the plumbing trap clean is the only way to ensure that it will continue to work properly. Page 3.

Pottery Laundry - Pottery Laundry Cleanup
Pottery laundry such as clothes, towels, aprons, and so on can also clog drains and pipes. Page 4.

Decorate the Mug with Slip While on Potters Wheel - Decorate a Pottery Mug with Slip on Pottery Wheel
Contrasting slip can be used to decorate mugs while on the potter's wheel. Pottery slip decoration is extremely versatile. Page 2.

Decorate the Mug with Incising While on Potters Wheel - Decorate a Pottery Mug with Incising on Pottery Wheel
Incising can be used to decorate mugs while on the potter's wheel. Page 3.

Attach the Handle to the Wheel-Thrown Mug - Attach the Handle to the Mug Thrown on the Potters Wheel
Attach the handle to the mug thrown on the potter's wheel. Page 4.

Complete the Wheel-Thrown Mug - Complete the Mug Made on the Potters Wheel
Complete the mug thrown on the potter's wheel. Page 5.

Throw the Basic Cylinder Shape for the Pitcher - Throw the Basic Cylinder for the Pitcher
Begin making a thrown pitcher by throwing the basic cylinder shape. Page 2.

Shape the Pitcher Form - Shape the Thrown Pitcher Form on the Potters Wheel
Shape the pitcher's form on the potter's wheel, modifying the basic cylinder. Page 3.

Make a Simple Spout on a Pitcher - How to Make a Simple Spout for a Pitcher
How to make a simple pout for a pottery pitcher through pulling the rim outward. Page 4.

Make and Attach a Handle to a Pitcher - Make and Attach a Handle to a Pottery Pitcher
Make and attach a handle to a pottery pitcher form after the spout has been created. Page 5.

Decorate and Finish the Pottery Pitcher - Decorate and Finish the Pitcher
To finish the pitcher, do any further decoration required before bisque firing, then decorate with glazes and fire to maturity. Page 6.

Center Clay on the Wheel - How to Center Clay
Centering your clay on the potter's wheel is an important step to creating pottery. Page 2.

Open Clay on the Wheel - How to Open Clay on the Wheel
It is necessary to open the clay and create the floor of the pot once the clay is centered on the potter's wheel. Page 3.

Throw the Pot - How to Throw the Pot
Throwing on the potter's wheel thins and stretches the pot's walls. Page 4.

Compress the Rim of the Pot - Compress the Pot's Rim
After a pot has been formed, the rim should be compressed and smoothed before it leaves the potter's wheel. Page 5.

Trim the Pot on the Wheel - Trim the Pot
Trim excess material away from the base of your pot before cutting the pot off the wheel. Page 6.

Cut the Pot Off the Wheel - How to Cut of Pots
Once a pot has been thrown on the potter's wheel, it must be cut free of the wheel's bat. Page 7.

Choose Where to Cut the Jar's Lid on Pottery Wheel Thrown Form - Choose Where to Free the Lid from the Jar
You will need to choose where to cut the closed thrown form, freeing the jar's lid from the jar's body. Page 2.

Cut Through Thrown Closed Pottery Form to Make a Lid - How to Cut Through Thrown Closed Pottery Form to Make a Lid
Cutting through closed thrown pottery forms to make a lidded jar requires some thought to the final pot and its use. Page 3.

Bisque, Decorate, and Glaze the Lidded Jar - Bisque, Decorate, and Glaze the Closed Form Lidded Jar
Once the jar and lid are bone-dry, it is time for them to be bisque-fired. Then they can be decorated and glazed. Page 4.

Center Clay for a Flat-Sided Bowl on the Pottery Wheel - How to Center Clay on the Pottery Wheel
Center the clay on the potter's wheel as step 2 in creating a flat-sided bowl. Page 2.

Open Clay on the Pottery Wheel -- How to Open Clay on the Pottery Wheel
How to open the clay on your potter's wheel when throwing a flat-sided bowl. Page 3.

Throws the Basic Shape on the Pottery Wheel - How to Throw the Basic Shape on the Pottery Wheel
How to throw a basic cylinder on the potter's wheel, which then will be modified into a flay-sided bowl. Page 4.

Form a Bowl on the Pottery Wheel - How to Form a Bowl on the Pottery Wheel
After achieving the basic shape, form the clay into a bowl on the potter's wheel. Page 5.

Complete the Bowl on the Pottery Wheel - How to Complete the Bowl on the Pottery Wheel
How to complete the bowl on the pottery wheel by compressing the rim and trimming the bowl. Page 6.

Cut a Bowl from the Pottery Wheel - How to Cut a Bowl From the Pottery Wheel
How to cut a bowl off the potter's wheel and store it until it is ready to be fired. Page 7.

Compress the Gallery Flange on the Inset Lidded Jar - Compress the Gallery Flange of an Inset Lidded Jar
Once the gallery flange has been created, it should be compressed to increase its strength. Page 2.

Measure the Inner Width of the Pot Opening for a Lidded Jar - Measure the Width of the Jar Mouth with Pottery Calipers for Lidded Jar
Use pottery calipers to measure the inner width of the pot's mouth during the creation of an inset lidded jar. Page 3.

Make the Thrown Lid for an Inset Lidded Jar - Throw the Lid for an Inset Lidded Jar
Throw the lid for an inset lidded jar, using pottery calipers to measure it. Page 4.

Clean and Straighten the Thrown Lid for an Inset Lidded Jar - Finalize the Thrown Lid for an Inset Lidded Jar
Once the basic lid has been shaped, it must be clean and straightened to its final form before being removed from the potter's wheel. Page 5.

Dry the Lid and Jar - How to Dry the Lid and Jar for an Inset Lidded Jar
Dry the lid and jar together to ensure the best fit. In this way, any warping will effect both in the same way. Page 6.

Trim the Lid of a Thrown Lidded Jar - Trim the Upper Surface of the Lid
Trim the lid of a thrown lidded jar while it is seated on its jar. Page 7.

Bisque, Decorate, and Glaze Your Inset Lidded Jar - How to Bisque, Decorate, and Glaze Your Inset Lidded Jar
Once the trimmed jar and lid are bone-dry, it is time for them to be bisque-fired. Then they can be decorated and glazed. Page 8.

Design Pottery Oil Lamp - Deign a Pottery Oil Lamp
Before beginning, design your pottery oil lamp. What do you want it to look like? Page 2.

Create the Bowl of Pottery Oil Lamp - Create Body of Pottery Oil Lamp
Create the main bowl or body of the pottery oil lamp. Page 3.

Attach Pottery Oil Lamp Components - Attach Components of Pottery Oil Lamp
Attach the various components of the pottery oil lamp together. Page 4.

Fire and Glaze Pottery Oil Lamp - Glaze then Fire Pottery Oil Lamp
The bone dry pottery oil lamp must be bisqued, glazed, then fired again. Page 5.

Make a Floating Wick Holder for Pottery Oil Lamp - Floating Wick Holder for Pottery Oil Lamp
Make a floating wick holder for your pottery oil lamp using a hammer, nail, and metal lid. Page 6.

Use the Pottery Oil Lamp - Use a Pottery Oil Lamp
Use the finished pottery oil lamp. Be certain it is on a stable surface and away from flammables. Page 7.

Grass Basket Impressions in Clay - Clay Impressed by Grass Basket
Different weaves in a grass basket leave different patterns when impressed into clay. Page 10.

Rubber Stamp Impressions in Clay - Clay Impressed by Rubber Stamp
Rubber stamp used to make an impression into clay. Page 2.

Rubber Stamp Wheel Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed with Rubber Stamp Wheel
Rubber stamp wheels can be used to impress clay, leaving interesting patterns. Page 3.

Pine Cone Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed by Pine Cone
Pine cones can leave great impressed patterns in clay. Page 4.

Pine Branch Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed by Pine Branch
Pine branches and twig can be used to make impressions in clay. Page 5.

Child's Barrette Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed by Barrette
Children's barrettes can impress clay, leaving pleasing patterns behind. Page 6.

Ball of Twine Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed by Ball of Twine
A ball of twine can leave very interesting patterns when impressed into clay. Page 7.

Bottom of Bottle Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed by Bottom of Bottle
The bottoms of some bottles have designs that can impress clay with interesting patterns. Page 8.

Wicker Basket Impresses Clay - Clay Impressed by Wicker Basket
Wicker baskets leave strong patterns when impressed into clay. Page 9.

Build the Basic Slab Pitcher Form - Build the Slab Pitcher's Basic Form
Use slabs to build the basic form of the pitcher. Page 2.

Make the Spout for Slab Built Pitcher - Make Spout for Slab Built Pottery Pitcher
Make the spout for the slab built pottery pitcher. Page 3.

Make and Apply the Handle for Slab Built Pitcher - Make and Apply Handle to Slab Built Pottery Pitcher
Make and apply the handle to the slab build pottery pitcher. Page 4.

Finish the Slab Built Pitcher - Finish the Slab Built Pottery Pitcher
Finish the slab built pottery pitcher, using underglazes, glazes, and firing it to maturation. Page 5.

Step One of Cone Wedging Clay - Cone Wedge Clay, Step One
The first action step of cone wedging clay. Page 2.

The Second Action Step of Cone Wedging Clay - Second Step of Wedging Clay with the Cone Method
The second step in the cycle of the cone method of wedging clay. Page 3.

Clay Wedged with Cone Method Showing Tail - Cone Wedged Clay Showing Tail
An example showing how the clay should look as you wedge it using the cone method. Page 4.

The Bottom of the Cone after Cone Wedging Clay - The Cone's Bottom after Cone Wedging Clay
The bottom of the cone after cone wedging clay shows the spiral of the clay and must be shaped for use. Page 5.

Cone Wedged Clay Ready to Use - Ready to Use Cone Wedged Clay
Cone wedged clay that is ready to be used on the potter's wheel or in hand building. Page 6.

Hand Placement During Cylinder Wedging of Clay - Cylinder Wedging Hand Placement
Hand placement during cylinder wedging of clay. Page 2.

Pull the Clay Back During Cylinder Wedging - Pull the Clay Back when Cylinder Wedging
The second step during cylinder wedging is to pull the clay back towards you. Page 3.

Cylinder Wedged Clay - Clay that Has Been Wedged with the Cylinder Method
Clay that has been wedged using the cylinder method. Page 4.

The Spiral Action of Cylinder Wedging Clay - Spiral Action in Cylinder Wedging Clay
The clay is moved in a spiral action during cylinder wedging. Page 5.

Open Pots on the Potter's Wheel - How to Open while Throwing on the Potter's Wheel
Open the pot to the desired depth while throwing on the potter's wheel. Page 2.

Make Pots Floors While Throwing on the Wheel - Make Floors While Throwing on the Potter's Wheel
How to make the floor of a pot while throwing on the potter's wheel. Page 3.

Straighten Pot's Walls While Throwing on the Wheel - Straighten Walls While Throwing
Straighten the pot's walls while throwing on the potter's wheel. Page 4.

Coil the Body of the Mug - Coil the Body of the Pottery Mug
When making a coil-built pottery mug, the first step is to coil the body of the mug. Page 2.

Weld the Interior While Coil Building a Pottery Mug - Weld the Interior of the Coil-Built Mug
Weld the interior of the coil-built mug, making certain that the base is also firmly welded to the wall. Page 3.

Weld the Exterior While Coil Building a Pottery Mug - Weld the Exterior of the Coil-Built Mug
Weld the exterior of the coil-built mug and fine tune the form. Page 4.

Finish the Main Body of the Coil-Built Mug - Finish the Main Body of the Coil-Built Pottery Mug
Finish the main body of the coil-built pottery mug so that the rim is comfortable to use. Page 5.

Make and Apply Handle to Coil-Built Pottery Mug - Make and Apply Handle to Coil-Built Mug
Make and apply a handle to the coil-built pottery mug. Make sure the handle will be large enough for comfort after firing. Page 6.

Scrape the Coil-Built Mug to Show Clay Body - Scrape the Coil-Built Pottery Mug to Show Clay Body
This coil-built pottery mug was scraped to show the clay body to best effect. Page 7.

Glaze the Coil-Built Pottery Mug - Glaze the Coil-Built Mug
The final step is to glaze your coil-built pottery mug. Page 8.

Apply Slip Before Attaching Handles - Apply Slip Before Attaching Clay Handles
Apply slip to the scored areas of a green pot before attaching handles that are made from clay. Page 2.

Attach the Top End of the Clay Handle - Attach the Upper End of the Clay Handle
Attach the upper end of the clay handle to the pot, applying firm pressure. Page 3.

Keep the Handle Straight During Attachment - Keep the Clay Handle Straight During Attachment
Keep the clay handle straight during attachment. The finished handle should be perpendicular to the surface the pot rests upon. Page 4.

Adjust the Attached Clay Handle - Adjust the Clay Handle once Attached
Adjust the clay handle once it is attached to the pot. Page 5.

Center the Leather Hard Pot - Re-Center the Leather Hard Pot
Before the pot can be trimmed, it must be re-centered on the potter's wheel. Page 2.

Secure the Pot to Wheel for Trimming - How to Attach a Pot to the Wheel for Trimming
The pot must be secured or attached to the bat or wheel before it can be trimmed. Page 3.

Trim Away Excess Clay - Trim Excess Clay Away from the Pot
Trimming the excess clay away from the walls and floors of the pot requires a sharp loop tool. Page 4.

Judge the Trimmed Pot's Floor's Thickness - How to Judge the Trimmed Pot's Floor Thickness
It is critical to learn how to judge the thickness of the pot's floor when trimming. Page 5.

Equipment to Photograph Pottery - What Equipment Is Best to Photograph Pots
Knowing which equipment to use when photographing pottery can make or break your photographs. Page 2.

Lighting for Photographing Pottery - Lighting Needed to Photograph Pottery
Knowing how to photograph pottery can make a sometimes frustrating experience into a rewarding one. Page 3.

Photographic Setting and Pottery - Pottery Photographic Settings
Photographing pottery requires an understanding of setting and presentation for the best results. Page 4.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase in Brown and Blue
Mid-range pottery vase in brown and blue. Page 6.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Dusty Rose Colored Mid-Range Pottery Vase
Dusty rose colored mid-range pottery vase. Page 10.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase with Facets
Mid-range pottery vase with faceting and shino and turquoise glazes. Page 3.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase Deformed by Paddling
Mid-range pottery vase made on the wheel then deformed by paddling. Page 2.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase with Albany Slip and Salt Buff Glazes
Mid-range pottery vase with Albany slip and salt buff glazes. Page 9.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase with Textural Slip
Mid-range pottery vase with heavy slip used for texture. Page 8.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase with Stony Matte and Turquoise Glazes
Mid-range pottery vase with stony matte and turquoise glazes. Page 4.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase with Stony Matte Glaze
Photo 2009 Beth E Peterson. Page 5.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Vase with Wide Mouth
Mid-range pottery vase with wide mouth and Chun Plum glaze. Page 7.

Doughnut Pottery Vase - Doughnut-Shaped Pottery Vase
Doughnut-shaped pottery vase created by Winstonlim / Pottery Forum. Page 11.

Hand Built Red Tilted Pottery Vase - Handbuilt Red Tilted Vase
A handbuilt pottery vase, Red Tilted, created by Linda Spangler. Building pottery by hand offers an innumerable amount of options in form. Page 12.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 6.

Pottery Cake Plate by Chris Ortbals - Flowered Pottery Cake Plate by Chris Ortbals
A lovely flowered pottery cake plate made by Chris Ortbals. Page 3.

Flower Pottery Lamp - Sprigged Flower Pottery Lamp by Blackdachshund
This is a pottery lamp decorated with sprigged flowers made by blackdachshund (of the Pottery Forum). Page 2.

Sprigged Pot - Sprigged Lidded Pot
A sprigged lidded pot by Sharrie Booth. Page 5.

Sprigged Pocket Oil Lamp - Sprigged Pottery Pocket Oil Lamp
A sprigged pottery oil lamp created by potter Sharrie Booth. Page 4.

February Pottery Calendar - Potters Calendar February
The month of February in the 2011 Potter's Calendar, showing pottery as well as the month. Page 2.

Potters Calendar March - March Potters Calendar
The month of March in the Potters Calendar. Page 3.

April Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar April
The month of April as seen in the 2011 Potter's Calendar. Page 4.

May Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar May
The month of May in the Potter's Calendar for 2010. Page 5.

June Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar June
The month of June in the Potter's Calendar. Page 6.

July Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar July
The month of July on the Potter's 2011 Calendar. Page 7.

August Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar August
The month of August as shown in the Potter's Calendar. Page 8.

September Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar September
The month of September in the Potters Calendar. Page 9.

October Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar October
The month of October in the Potter's Calendar. Page 10.

November Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar November
The month of November in the Potter's Calendar. Page 11.

December Potters Calendar - Potters Calendar December
The month of December as shown in the Potter's Calendar. Page 12.

Axner M-700 Pottery Wheel - Axner M-700 Potters Wheel
The Axner M-700 pottery wheel, with a powder-coated top, allows potters to throw up to 100 pounds of clay. Page 2.

Lockerbie EK Potters Kickwheel - Lockerbie EK Pottery Kick Wheel
The Lockerbie EK pottery wheel, a kickwheel used by potters since the 1960s. The EK model has an electric motor as well as the kick flywheel. Page 6.

Lockerbie K Potters Kickwheel - Lockerbie K Pottery Kick Wheel
The Lockerbie K pottery wheel, a kickwheel used by potters since the 1960s. The K model is powered solely by the kick flywheel. Page 5.

Pacifica GT-400 Potters Wheel - Pacifica GT-400 Pottery Wheel
The Pacifica GT-400 pottery wheel is made by a company familiar to many potters, the Laguna Clay Company. Page 3.

Pacifica GT-800 Potters Wheel - Pacifica GT-800 Pottery Wheel
The Pacifica GT-800 pottery wheel, like the GT-400, has leg extenders that you can buy to increase the potter's wheel's height. Page 4.

Pottery Cake Plate by Chris Ortbals - Flowered Pottery Cake Plate by Chris Ortbals
A lovely flowered pottery cake plate made by Chris Ortbals. Page 7.

Miniature Pottery Plates and Cake - Miniature Pottery by Jeannette Lewis
A miniature cake and plates made by Jeannette Lewis. Page 8.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 3.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 9.

Blue Plate Special - Pottery Blue Plate Special


Blue Whimsy Pottery Plate - Blue Pottery Plate by Cindy Gilliland
The pottery plate,

Pottery Fish Plate - Fish Plate
A pottery fish plate created by Chris Bouma. Page 5.

Green Swirly Pottery Plate - Green Swirly Pottery Plate by Cindy Gilliland
The pottery plate,

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 11.

Fish Carcass Sgraffito - Pottery Fish Carcass Sgraffito
Pottery fish carcass using sgraffito technique, created by Chlo Untrau. Page 4.

Sgraffito Jar - Sgraffito Hawaiian Petroglyphs Jar
This pot, Hawaiian Petroglyphs Jar, by Cindy Gilliland uses the sgraffito technique. Page 3.

Sgraffito Pottery Box - Slab Built Sgraffito Box
A slab-built pottery box decorated in the sgraffito technique. Page 6.

Sgraffito Pottery Cup - Sgraffito Pottery Mountain Cup
A pottery cup depicting mountains, decorated in the sgraffito technique. Page 5.

Pottery Plate by Patty Ferguson - Pottery Plate Patty Ferguson
A pottery plate by Patty Ferguson, featuring Native American motifs. Page 6.

Sgraffito Pottery Pitcher - Sgraffito Pottery Pitcher by Marcia Gomez
A pottery sgraffito pitcher by Marcia Gomez. Page 7.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 8.

Cat With Napkin Ring - Cat with Napkin Ring Made from Air Dry Clay
Cat with a napkin ring created by Kate Pullen using air dry clay. Page 3.

Napkin Ring by Kate Pullen - Napkin Ring Made with Air Dry Clay
A napkin ring created by Kate Pullen using air dry clay. Page 2.

Earthenware Pottery Cloche with Mishima Design - Earthenware Bread Cloche with Mishima Design
An earthenware pottery bread cloche decorated with a mishima design. Page 2.

Sgraffito Cranes Vase - Sgraffito Cranes Vase by Potter Patty Storms
A sgraffito pottery vase with crane decoration created by potter Patty Storms of Lakeside Pottery. Page 8.

Sgraffito Fish Bowls - Sgraffito Fish Bowls by Potter Patty Storms
Sgraffito fish bowls created by potter Patty Storms of Lakeside Pottery. Page 9.

Sgraffito Lizard Box - Sgraffito Lizard Box by Potter Patty Storms
Sgraffito pottery box decorated with a lizard, created by Patty Storms of Lakeside Pottery. Page 10.

Flower Power Pottery Casserole - Flower Power Pottery Casserole by Teresa Wik
Potter Teresa Wik's

Snake Vase - Pottery Snake Vase
A pottery snake vase created by MargaretD. Page 6.

Impressed Pottery Mirror - Impressed Wedding Dress Pottery Mirror
This pottery mirror was made using a wedding dress to create impressions in the clay. Page 7.

Add Your Piece to the Foot Pottery Project Gallery
Add your piece to the footed pottery project gallery. Page 6.

Footed Pot - Footed Pot by Beth Peterson


Footed Pottery Planter - Footed Pottery Planter by Brian Orlando
A footed pottery planter created by Brian Orlando. Page 4.

Footed Pottery Bowl - Footed Pottery Bowl by Beth Peterson


Footed Pot by Susan Craver - Footed Pottery by Susan Craver
This footed pot was created by Susan Craver. Page 5.

Outdoor Candle Holder - Outdoor Pottery Candle Holder
An outdoor pottery candle holder created by Auschris64. Page 7.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 5.

Jackie O Pumpkin Pot - Jackie O Pumpkin
A pumpkin pot named Jackie O, created by Beth Peterson. Page 2.

Pumpkin Jar - Pumpkin Pottery Jar
This pumpkin-colored jar was created by Beth Peterson. Page 4.

Pumpkin Pot by Chloé Untrau - Untrau Pumpkin Pot
Pumpkin Pot created by Chlo Untrau. Page 3.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 10.

Blue and Brown Pottery Lamp - Blue and Brown Pottery Lamp by Blackdachshund
This is blue and brown pottery lamp was made by blackdachshund (of the Pottery Forum). Page 8.

First Pottery Lamp - First Pottery Lamp by Blackdachshund
This is the first pottery lamp ever made by blackdachshund of the Pottery Forum. Page 5.

Flower Pottery Lamp - Flower Pottery Lamp by Blackdachshund
This is a pottery lamp decorated with sprigged flowers made by blackdachshund (of the Pottery Forum). Page 6.

Ceramic Candle Holder - Ceramic Candle Holder by Orlandorosa
A ceramic candle holder made by Orlandorosa (Brian). Page 3.

Pottery Pear Lamp - Pottery Pear Lamp by Christine Bouma
The pottery

Oil Lamp - Pottery Oil Lamp
A pottery oil lamp using olive oil. Page 2.

Add Your Ornament to the Project Gallery
Add your hanging ornament to the project gallery. Page 5.

Hanging Ceramic Bell - Hanging Pottery Bell
A hanging ceramic bell made of white pottery. Page 2.

Ceramic Flip Flop Pendant - Ceramic Flip Flop Pendant by Rosanne Sloane
A ceramic flip flop pendant created by Rosanne Sloane. Page 3.

Pottery Oil Lamps - Pottery Oil Lamps with Pine Needle Design
These pottery oil lamps have a pine needle design and were created by Michael Ricca. Page 9.

Hanging Pottery Plaque - Hanging Pottery Leaf Plaque
This hanging pottery plaque was created by Beth Peterson using leaves to create impressed and underglaze designs. Page 4.

Wave Ceramic Sculpture - Wave Ceramic Sculpture by Chris Bouma


Waves Pottery Sculpture - Waves Pottery Sculpture by Chris Bouma


Add Your Sculptural Project to the Gallery
Add your sculpture or sculptural pottery to this project gallery. Page 13.

Kitchen Garden Faces Pottery Vessel by Ioulia Mezentseva - Kitchen Garden Faces by Ioulia Mezentseva


Bird Lidded Pottery Crock - Pottery Crock with Bird Lid
A pottery crock with a bird on the lid by KayPottery. Page 3.

Sukhmandir Khalsa Rattlesnake Pot - Sukhmandir Serpent Pot
This pot is made in the form of a serpent or rattlesnake. It was created by Sukhmandir Khalsa. Page 2.

Turtle Vessel by Janet White -- Pottery Turtle Vessel by Janet White
This pottery turtle vessel was created by Janet White. Page 4.

Pottery Sculpture Everybody Knows - Everybody Knows Pottery Sculpture


SMAK Pottery Fountain - Pottery Water Fountain


Twisted Sister Solidarity Pottery Sculpture - Thrown Pottery Sculpture Twisted Sister Solidarity


Pottery Dragon Oil Lamp - Pottery Dragon Oil Lamp by Sharrie Booth
This pottery Dragon Oil Lamp was created by Sharrie Booth. Page 10.

Guanches Ceramic Jewelery - Ceramic Jewelery of the Guanches
Ceramic jewelery created by the Guanches people of the Canary Islands. Page 8.

Guanches Ceramic Necklace - Ceramic Bead Necklace by Guanches
A ceramic bead necklace created by the Guanches people. Page 7.

Guanches Pots - Pots Made by Guanches
Pots made by the Guanches people of the Canary Islands. Page 3.

Guanches Pottery Vessel - Pottery Vessel Made by Guanches
A pottery vessel created by a Guanches potter of the Canary Islands. Page 4.

Guanches Pot With Incised Design - Incised Guanches Pot
A Guanches pot with an incised triangular design. Page 5.

Guanches Pot with Sun and Moon - Guanches Pot with Sun and Moon Motifs
A Guanches pot decorated with a sun and moon motif. Page 6.

Three Guanches Pots - Three Guanches Pots from the Canary Islands
Three Guanches pots from the Canary Islands. Page 2.

Historic Pottery Plate - Historic Plate from New York City
A historic pottery plate discovered in New York City during the excavation of the South Ferry stations site. Page 3.

Historical Clay Pipe - Historic New York City Clay Pipe
A historic clay pipe discovered in New York City during the excavation of the South Ferry station site. Page 4.

Historic Pottery Lid - Historic Pottery Lid from New York City
A historic pottery lid discovered in New York City during the excavation of the South Ferry station site. Page 2.

Ancient Greek Pottery Oenochoe - Ancient Greek Ceramic Oenochoe
An ancient Greek pottery jug called an oenochoe in the Louvre, Paris. Page 38.

Ancient Greek Pottery Gamikos - Ancient Greek Ceramic Lebes Gamikos
Ancient Greek pottery gamikos used in the marriage ceremony to sprinkle water on the bride. Page 17.

Folk Bird Pottery Plate with Underglaze - Pottery Folk Bird Plate with Underglazes
A pottery plate with folk bird design done in underglazes and sgraffito. Page 6.

Hawaiian Turtles Pot by Cindy Gilliland - Hawaiian Turtles Pot with Underglaze by Cindy Gilliland


Underglazed Bowl by Ioulia Mezentseva - Underglazed Pottery Bowl by Ioulia Mezentseva
This underglazed pottery bowl was created by Ioulia Mezentseva. Page 7.

Add Your Piece to Project Gallery
Add your piece to a project gallery. Page 7.

Lidded Jar Made as Closed Form - Lidded Jar Made from Closed Wheel Thrown Form
Lidded jar made from a closed thrown wheel form. Pumpkin Pot by Beth E Peterson. Page 3.

Lidded Pottery Jar by Janet White - Lidded Pottery Jar
A lidded pottery jar created by Janet White of Dorset, England. Page 5.