My kitchen could use an overhaul, and though it is not probably going to happen for a long while, I still seem to constantly be looking for inspiration. One thing that I think would be a lovely touch to this dream kitchen is a custom tile backsplash. Of course, the most productive way of making consistent tiles is with molds. In today’s post, Gary Carlos demonstrates how he makes molds with repeatable patterns for his tiles.
Layers of Color: Using Different Colors of Casting Slip, Resist Patterns and Decals to Create Graphical Pottery Surfaces
Today, Andrew Gilliatt explains how he arrives at his super fun surfaces by adding color in stages with colored casting slip, glaze, and decals. Plus, he shares his casting slip and a couple of glaze recipes!
Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes, and Paul Donnelly’s tea trays are a prime example of this. Today, Paul Donnelly explains how he makes his tea trays using a combination of wheel throwing, press molding and slab-building techniques.
Combine cast and handbuilt parts without the fear of different shrinkage rates. Paul Wandless demonstrates how to make a casting slip from your everyday clay body.
Today ceramic artist Ursula Goebels-Ellis explains how she uses balloons to create her
spherical sculptures. She also shares a clay body recipe that she
tweaked to work perfectly for this technique.
Pottery Decorating Video: A Beautiful Tradition – A Demonstration of Time-Honored Pottery Making Techniques
In today’s video, we learn about the traditional pottery making techniques in San Jose de Gracia and Patamban, Mexico.
In this video, ceramic artist Holly Goring, demonstrates how to use the “sea level” method for mixing plaster. So you don’t have to take notes during the video, we’ve also posted 10 Steps for Success with Plaster and a Plaster to Water Mixing Chart for your reference.