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Turquoise and Salt Buff Inset Lidded Jar by Beth E Peterson - Inset Lidded Jar with Amaco Potters Choice Textured Turquoise and Salt Buff Glazes
Inset lidded jar done by Beth E Peterson using Amaco's Potter's Choice Textured Turquoise and Salt Buff glazes. Page 2.

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

Pottery Box with Underglaze Decoration - Ceramic Box with Underglaze Decoration
Pottery underglazes are quite versatile. This ceramic box has underglaze decorations on the outside with a glazed interior. Page 2.

Pottery Flask - Pottery Flask Vessel
This pottery flask was created by potter Chloé Untrau for the Vessels Pottery Gallery. Page 11.

Pottery Honey Pot - Pottery Celadon Honey Pot
A honey pot made by Michael Ricca using a celadon glaze. Page 6.

7 Ounce Mug by Connie Sines - Pottery Mug by Connie Sines
This 7 ounce mug was made by Connie Sines. Page 7.

8 Ounce Mug by Connie Sines - Pottery Mug by Connie Sines
This is a mug made by Connie Sines that holds eight ounces. Page 8.

Pottery Mug Project Photo Gallery - Gallery of Pottery Mug Photographs
The Mug Pottery Project photo gallery, with photographs of various types of mugs. Explore the use of functionality and handle making, application, and design in this project. Mugs are great functional pieces and should be created with a real eye to craftsmanship and aesthetics. Page 13.

Pottery Mug Project Photo Gallery - Gallery of Pottery Mug Photographs
The Mug Pottery Project photo gallery, with photographs of various types of mugs. Explore the use of functionality and handle making, application, and design in this project. Mugs are great functional pieces and should be created with a real eye to craftsmanship and aesthetics. Page 2.

Mug and Saucer by Bev - Saucer and Mug by Bev
This mug and saucer were made by Bev and included in the Pottery.About.com February Mug Shot Gallery. Page 3.

Garrett's Mug by Cindy Gilliland - Mug by Cindy Gilliland
Mug made by Cindy Gilliland for her grandson, Garrett. Page 4.

Pottery Mug by Halcyon918 - Pottery Mug Made by Hlacyon918
Pottery mug made by Halcyon918. Page 5.

Slab-Built Mug by KLX250 - Pottery Slab-Built Mug by KLX250
This slab-built pottery mug was created by KLX250, a member of the About.com Pottery Forum. Page 6.

Slab Built Pottery Pitcher - Slab Built Pitcher
A pottery pitcher made using the slab building method. Page 10.

Pinch Cups - Pottery Pinch Cups
Pottery pinch cups created by WingedBlue. Page 9.

Mildly Water Etched Pot - Pot Mildly Etched with Water
Pot which has been mildly etched with water, after wax resist had been applied. Page 2.

Pottery Teapot - Pottery Teapot by Beth Peterson
A pottery teapot by Beth Peterson, using jade and rutile glazes. Page 12.

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

Pot with Spotted Wax Resist Decoration - Pottery with Spotted Wax Resist Decoration
Pot with wax resist decoration, in which wax resist was applied to the pottery twice. Page 3.

Pot Decorated with Colored Wax Resist - Pottery Decorated with a Colored Wax Resist
A pot decorated with a previously colored wax resist, in this case, colored with black underglaze. Page 4.

Pottery Bowl with Wax Resist Swirl Decoration - Bowl with Wax Resist Swirl Decoration
A pottery bowl made by Kathleen Cooper with a wax resist swirl decoration. . Page 5.

Pottery Box - Pottery Box by Kathleen Cooper
A lovely pottery box made by Kathleen Cooper, suing wax resist to create a mosaic effect. Page 6.

Gallery of Pottery Vases - Gallery of Pictures of Pottery Vases
Picture gallery of pottery vases, showing different possibilities in throwing.

Cone as Pottery Term - Pyrometric Cone in Pottery
What are cones (also known as pyrometric cones) and how are they used in pottery?

Throw a Mug on the Potters Wheel - Throw a Mug on the Pottery Wheel
How to throw a mug on the potter's wheel, decorate it, and glaze it.

How to Make a Thrown Closed Pottery Form into a Lidded Jar - Throw a Closed Form and Create a Lidded Jar
You can throw a closed form on the potter's wheel and create an elegant lidded jar from it.

How to Throw an Inset Lidded Jar - How to Throw an Inset Lidded Jar on the Potters Wheel
How to throw an inset lidded jar on the potter's wheel. This type of lidded jar has a gallery incorporated into the jar's body.

Objects Used to Impress Clay - Clay Can Be Impressed Using Many Objects
Many objects can be used to make impressions in clay, not just tools specifically made for making impressions.

Photographing Pottery - How to Photograph Pottery
Knowing how to photograph pottery can make a sometimes frustrating experience into a rewarding one.

Wedge Clay by Cone Method - Cone Method of Wedging Clay
Cone wedging clay compacts the clay into a spiraled cone shape, which many potters prefer when the clay is to be thrown on the potter's wheel.

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

How to Open Clay while Throwing on the Potter's Wheel - Open Clay while Throwing on the Potter's Wheel
How you open the clay on the potter's wheel will effect the rest of the throwing process. If rushed or done with poor hand placement, the pot may be doomed to be off-center.

Attach Clay Handles to Pottery - How to Attach Clay Handles to Pottery
To attach clay handles to pottery forms requires some basic knowledge and remembering a few key details.

Trim the Foot Ring of a Pot - How to Trim the Foot Ring of a Pot
Foot rings are one of the possible ways to finish the bottom of a pot. Many pottery forms benefit from the visual lift and added elegance of a trimmed foot.

Many Uses of Pottery Needles - Many Uses of Potters Needles
Potter's needles have many uses in pottery. It is one of the most basic and versatile tools available, other than the potter's hands, themselves.

Aging Clay - Aging in Pottery
Aging clays in pottery is done to increase elasticity and improve workability.

2011 Calendar for Potters - 2011 Potters Calendar
A free 2011 calendar for potters from your Pottery Guide.

Mishima and Sgraffito Pottery - Mishima and Sgraffito Pottery Gallery
A gallery of pottery decorated using the mishima and sgraffito techniques.

Footed Pottery - Footed Pottery Gallery
A gallery of footed pottery, including those with trimmed foot rings and hand built feet.

Impressed and Incised Pottery Project - Gallery of Impressed and Incised Pottery
A gallery of impressed and incised pottery projects, using depth to add to the decorative surface..

Sculpture and Sculptural Pottery - Gallery of Sculpture and Sculptural Pottery
A gallery of sculpture and sculptural pottery. Explore the tremendous versatility of clay in three dimensions.

Sculpture and Sculptural Pottery - Gallery of Sculpture and Sculptural Pottery
A gallery of sculpture and sculptural pottery. Explore the tremendous versatility of clay in three dimensions.

Pottery Hanging Ornaments - Hanging Pottery Decorations
Hanging ornaments and decorations can be made in pottery and can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose.

Pottery of the Guanches People - Pottery of the Guanches People of the Canary Islands
Gallery of pottery created by the Guanches people of the Canary Islands.

New York City Historical Pottery - Historical Pottery from New York City
Take a look into the past with historical pottery excavated from New York City, specifically from the site for the South Ferry transit station.

Pacifica, Axner, and Lockerbie Potters Wheels - Pacifica, Axner, and Lockerbie Pottery Wheels
Pacifica, Axner, and Lockerbie pottery wheels have been used by potters for years. Here is information concerning models and their specifications.

Shimpo Potters Wheels - Shimpo Pottery Wheels
Shimpo pottery wheels have long had the reputation of being the quietest electric wheels on the market. All four of their current models continue that reputation.

Pottery Projects Using Underglazes - Underglazed Pottery Projects
A collection of pottery projects in which underglaze is used for decoration. Underglazes allow even more scope to expression and decoration.

Pottery Vessels for Liquids - Pottery Vessels
Some of the coolest pots to make and give are those intended to hold drinkable liquids. Explore the use of functionality and handle making, application, and design in this project. Mugs, cups, pitchers, and teapots are great functional pieces and should be created with a real eye to craftsmanship and aesthetics.

Pottery Vessels for Liquids - Pottery Vessels
Some of the coolest pots to make and give are those intended to hold drinkable liquids. Explore the use of functionality and handle making, application, and design in this project. Mugs, cups, pitchers, and teapots are great functional pieces and should be created with a real eye to craftsmanship and aesthetics.

Wax Resist Pottery Decoration - Pottery Wax Resist Decoration
Wax resist is best known by potters for use in keeping bottoms and rims clear of glaze. Wax resist is also an impressive pottery decoration technique.

Pottery and Ceramic Supplies - Suppliers for Pottery and Ceramic Supplies
Most of us no longer go out and dig our own materials as a matter of course. The vast majority of modern potters order our potter and ceramic supplies from wholesale and retail suppliers. Here is a list of some of the online retailers of pottery and ceramics supplies.

How to Read a Clay Body Recipe - Understand Clay Body Recipes
Understanding clay recipes can be a confusing experience. Here are some tips for those who want to use clay body recipes and mix their own clays.

Common Dry Ball Clays for Pottery - Commonly Available Dry Ball Clays
Ball clays are light-colored, highly plastic clays that are used to help clay bodies become more workable. They are also very prone to excessive shrinkage and warping. Because of these problems, they are not used by themselves in a clay body.

Commonly Available Dry Slips and Earthenware Clays - Dry Earthenware Clays and Slips
There are a number of slips and earthenware clays that are available in dry form to be used in the formulation of a potter's own particular clay body recipe.

Understand and Use Glaze Recipes - Use and Understand Glaze Recipes
If you are unfamiliar with them , it can be hard to understand and use glaze recipes.

DIY Glazes versus Commercial Glazes - Do-It-Yourself Glazes versus Commercial Glazes
Which is better, do it yourself glazes or commercial glazes. DIY glazes allow for more uniqueness and control, but commercial glazes are very user friendly.

Pottery Glazes versus Paint Glazes - Avoid Confusing Pottery Glazes and Painting Glazes
Painting glazes and pottery glazes. Are they the same? The same word can mean two very different things, depending if you are talking to a painter or to a potter. Products used in painterly glazing can have very negative results if they are mistakenly used in the pottery studio.

Paddle and Anvil and Rib and Hand Techniques for Coil Pots - Refining Coil Pots With the Paddle and Anvil and Rib and Hand Techniques
Once the initial coil pot has been formed, the surface and the walls can be refined through the paddle and anvil and the rib and hand techniques.

Overfired Bisqued Pottery - What to Do with Overfired Bisqued Pottery
Overfired bisqued pottery often cannot be glazed, due to the lack of porosity in the now-vitrified clay body. What can be done to salvage pottery that was overfired in the bisque firing? There are several possibilities to explore.

Control Dust in Your Pottery Studio – How to Control Dust in Your Pottery Studio
Learn how to control dust in your pottery studio and avoid health risks.

Introduction to 3-D Design - Introduction to Three-Dimensional Design
Three dimensional design involves not only the aspects of width and height, but depth as well. This introduction to 3-D design includes the elements of design and the methods of developing a three dimensional design or form.

Heat Work in Pottery - Heat Work in Ceramics
Heat work in pottery and ceramics is a combination of factors, only one of which is temperature.

Uses of Sponges in Pottery - Sponge Use in Pottery
Potters have clearly benefited from the availability of these liquid-holding, porous animal-created structures. Find out how, here.

Choose Pottery Glazes - How to Choose Which Pottery Glaze to Use
How do you begin to choose which glazes you want to use, especially if you are new to pottery? Here are some guidelines to help you make those choices.

Clay Processing Equipment for Potters -- Pottery Clay Processing Equipment
There are three main types of machines that process clay for potters. These are the clay mixer, the pugmill, and the pugger-mixer. Find out what each of these can do.

Where to Find a Ceramic Kiln - Where to Find a Pottery Kiln
Where do you look to find a pottery kiln to buy? Ceramics require high temperatures that are difficult to reach without one.

Calculate Kiln Firing Costs - How to Calculate Kiln Firing Costs
It is good to calculate how much it costs to fire your kiln, both to keep track of your own expenses and in case you want to rent out kiln space.

Email Submissions to the Pottery Site - Email Photo Submissions to the Pottery Site
How to email photographs of your pottery to the Pottery site.

Before You Begin a Pottery Project -- Steps to Take Before You Begin a Pottery Project
Before you begin a pottery project, there are a few preliminary steps you should go through first.

Clay in Three Dimensions - Clay as Three dimensional Form
Clay is a three dimensional media. Working in three dimensions is best accomplished when you have a knowledge base to work from.

Pottery and Plumbing - Plumbing for Potters
Pottery and plumbing can be very bad together. As a potter, you need to know what your plumbing needs are and how to handle them.

How to Throw a Pottery Pitcher - Throw a Pitcher on the Potters Wheel
A step-by-step tutorial on how to build a pitcher using the potter's wheel.

Throw a Pot - How to Throw a Pot
How to throw a pot, especially a cylinder-shaped pot, is the foundation of working on the wheel. Take the time to build skills with cylinders; it will pay off as you eventually explore more complex forms.

Throw a Flat-Sided Bowl - How to Throw a Flat-Sided Bowl on the Pottery Wheel
How to use the pottery wheel to throw a flat-sided bowl explained in seven steps.

Make a Pottery Oil Lamp Demonstration - Make a Pottery Oil Lamp Demo
A demonstration of how to make a pottery oil lamp using thrown and hand built components.

Cylinder Wedging Clay - How to Cylinder Wedge Clay
Wedging clay is an important preliminary step to working clay. It homogenizes the clay and removes air pockets.

Clay Artist Peter Holland Interview - Interview with Clay Artist Peter Holland
Interview with Peter Holland, a full-time clay artist from the U.K. who has been creating clay sculptures for over 20 years.

Crazing in Glazes - Glaze Crazing
What is crazing in glazes? Find the reasons for and solutions to the glaze defect know as crazing here.

Make a Coil-Built Mug - How to Make a Coil-Built Pottery Mug
How to make a coil-built pottery mug with step-by-step instructions.

Review of the Giffin Grip Pottery Tool for Trimming - The Giffin Grip Pottery Tool for Trimming Reviewed
Review of the Giffin Grip, a potter's wheel attachment used in trimming the bottoms of pots.

Mid-Range Pottery Vase - Mid-Range Pottery Altered Vase with Rutile Blue Glaze
Mid-range pottery vase, thrown and deformed, with rutile blue glaze.

Sprigged Roses - Sprigged Pottery Roses
Sprigged pottery roses and vines show the three dimensionality that sprigging can add to a piece.

S-Cracks in Pottery - What Are S-Cracks in Pottery
S-cracks in pottery refers to a problem which can occur as a pot dries or is fired.

Sgraffito - Sgraffito as Pottery Term
Sgraffito is a technique that merges the use of slips with incising.

What Is Sintering - Sinter as a Ceramic Term
When heated to a high enough temperature, clay sinters and becomes a ceramic material.

Soak as a Pottery Term - Soaking in Pottery
The term

Stilts in Pottery - Stilts as Pottery Term
The pottery term, stilts, refers to a type of kiln furniture used to keep glazed surfaces off kiln shelves.

What is Flux in Pottery - Definition of Flux for Potters
Definition of the pottery term, flux.

What Are Frits - Definition of Frit as Used by Potters
The definition of the pottery term, frit.

What Is Kaolin - Kaolin Used in Pottery
Kaolin is a type of very pure clay used in porcelain.

What Is Slurry - Definition of Slurry in Pottery
Slurry in pottery is a thick suspension of clay particles in water.

Kiln Furniture - What Is Kiln Furniture
Kiln furniture are those items used in supporting ceramic pieces as they are fired in the kiln.

Kiln Wash for Pottery Kilns - What Is Kiln Wash
Kiln wash is used to protect kiln shelves from damage during firings.

What Is Oxidation in Pottery - Oxidation Atmospheres in Pottery Kilns
Oxidation is a particular kiln atmosphere which can strongly effect glazes and clay bodies.

Bats for Potter's Wheels - Pottery Wheel Bats
Bats are used by potters as throwing and working surfaces. Find out more here.

What Is Downdraft - Definition of Downdraft in Pottery
The definition of downdraft and downdraft kilns

Ceramist - Ceramicist
A ceramist is a person working in one of the fields involving ceramics.

Albany Slip in Pottery - Albany Slip Used in Pottery
Albany slip, and its substitutes, as used in pottery.

Borax - Borax in Pottery
Borax is used in pottery as a low-fire flux.

Talc Used in Pottery - Talc in Pottery
Talc is one of the minerals used in pottery.

Terra Sigillata - Terra Sigillata in Pottery
Terra sigillata is a decorative technique using extremely fine slip.

What Is Deflocculation - Deflocculation in Pottery
Deflocculation occurs when clay particles become ionized and begin repelling each other.

Jiggers in Pottery - Jigger as a Pottery Term
Jigger is a term in pottery referring to a mechanized method of production.

Faience - Faience Pottery
Faience is a term used for tin-glazed ware. It is also sometimes used (incorrectly) for items made with Egyptian paste.

How to Fire in Reduction - Reduction Firing in Pottery
Reduction firings can bring out some very wonderful colors in pottery. Many high-fire glazes are formulated for reduction, and will not work successfully in neutral or oxidation firings. How do you put a kiln into reduction when firing pottery? This article will guide you toward success.

Foundations of 3-D Art - Foundations of Three-Dimensional Art
There are three foundations upon which 3-D art is built. Three dimensional art is the culmination of subject matter, content, and form.

Common Dry Kaolin Clays Used in Pottery - Dry Kaolin Clays
Kaolin clays are refractory, very pure clays used in creating porcelain clay bodies. They tend to be very non-plastic, sometimes to the point of being nearly unworkable. Even so, they are highly regarded for their whiteness and the translucence that they can exhibit when fired to maturity.

Glaze Modifiers - Glaze Modifiers in Pottery
Glaze modifiers can be added to pottery glazes in order to change the characteristics of a base glaze.

Crazing in Glazes - Glaze Crazing
What is crazing in glazes? Find the reasons for and solutions to the glaze defect know as crazing here.

Before You Buy a Kiln - Kiln Buying Basics
There are many considerations to take into account before you buy a kiln. Buying a kiln is a major expenditure; take the steps to ensure that you will be happy with your purchase for years to come.

Electric Kiln Basics - Basic Principals of Electric Kilns
Electric kilns have very specific requirements in regards to voltage, phase, and amperage. Find out more here, before buying or installing an electric kiln.

Potters Calendar January - January Potters Calendar
The month of January in the Potters Calendar.

Axner M-600 Pottery Wheel - Axner M-600 Potters Wheel
The Axner M-600 pottery wheel lets potters center up to 80 pounds of clay.

Shimpo RK-Whisper Potters Wheel - Shimpo RK-Whisper Pottery Wheel
The Shimpo RK-Whisper pottery wheel allows potters to work in pristine quiet. The RK-Whisper is reputed to be the quietest electric wheel on the market today.

Repeatable Decorations Pottery Project - Stencils, Resists, Transfers, and Decals - Ceramics Done with Stencils, Paper Resists, Transfers, and Decals
This pottery project gallery highlights repeatable decorative techniques. Repeatable decorations can be achieved using stencils, paper resists, transfers, and ceramic decals.

Three Pottery Plates - Three Pottery Plates by Beth Peterson
Three pottery plates created by Beth Peterson.

Collection of Sgraffito Pottery - Sgraffito Pottery Collection
A collection of pottery demonstrating the sgraffito technique.

Footed Pottery - Pots with Feet
Footed pottery includes all types of feet on all types of pots.

Impressed and Incised Pottery - Impressed and Incised Pottery Projects
Impressed and incised decorative techniques used on pottery projects.

Three Pottery Lamps - Three Types of Pottery Lamps
Three types of pottery lamps, including a candle pot, electric lamp, and oil lamp.

Hanging Ornament Tree - Tree of Hanging Pottery Ornaments
Tree full of hanging ornaments made of pottery.

Pumpkin Pots - Pumpkin Pottery
Three different types of pumpkin pots, using pumpkin-colored clay, glaze, and a pot in the form of a pumpkin.

Sculpture and Sculptural Pottery - Gallery of Sculpture and Sculptural Pottery
A gallery of sculpture and sculptural pottery. Use sculptural techniques in your work.

Glaze Surface Overview
Description of the different surfaces ceramic glazes can exhibit.

Guanches Pots in Cave - Guanches Pots Found in Cave
A collection of Guanches pots found in a cave.

Historic Pottery Wall Tile - Historic Pottery Wall Tile from New York City
A historic pottery wall tile discovered in New York City during the excavation of the South Ferry station site.

Pottery Spring Basket - Ceramic Spring Basket
This ceramic basket was made by Beth Peterson, the Pottery Guide.

Lidded Jar Project Instructions - Lidded Jar Pottery Project Instructions
Project instructions for the March 2009 pottery project, Lidded Jars.

Pottery Mugs, Cups, Pitchers, and Teapots - Gallery of Pottery Mugs, Cups, Pitchers, and Teapots
Gallery of pottery mugs, cups, pitchers, teapots, and other pots that hold liquids. Explore the use of functionality and handle making, application, and design in this project. Pots that are intended to hold liquids are great functional pieces and should be created with a real eye to craftsmanship and aesthetics.

Wax Resist Pottery Project - Pottery Decorated with Wax Resist
The Pitcher Project photo gallery, with photographs of various types of pitchers. Explore the use of volume, modifying a given form, and handle making, application, and design in this project. Pitchers are great functional pieces and should be created with a real eye to craftsmanship and aesthetics.

Pottery and Ceramic Suppliers in Florida - Florida Pottery and Ceramic Supplies
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 I can include them.

Equipment for Potters - Pottery Equipment
There are several pieces of equipment that potters use in their creative process. Some are essential, such as kilns. Many others, including potter's wheels, clay mixers and pug mills are less essential but quite common.

Supplies and Equipment
Potters have very specific needs. Finding the right suppliers and the right equipment can be tough. Wrong decisions can be expensive. These issues are discussed here.

Underglazes
The use of underglaze techniques can greatly enhance a pots appeal. Learn more about underglazes here.