Sign up for your FREE subscription to the Ceramic Arts Daily Newsletter and we will give you Recipe Cards for our Favorite High-Fire Pottery Glazes Free!

Features Archive


September 19, 2014

Plates have to be one of my favorite pottery forms to make. I love the big open canvas for decoration and the fact that they can double as wall...
Read More
Read Comments (4)


September 17, 2014

The pinch pot is the most elemental of pottery forms requiring simply one's hands and a lump of clay. Because of this, it is often the first technique most...
Read More
Read Comments (1)


September 15, 2014

In today's post, an excerpt from the "Technofile" department in Ceramics Monthly, Dave Finkelnburg discusses the many possibilities that are possible with the multifaceted little colorant...
Read More
Read Comments (41)


September 12, 2014

If you love slab building, but have trouble figuring out how to flat slab to volumetric form, today's video clip from Liz Zlot Summerfield might help solve...
Read More
Read Comments (2)


September 10, 2014

In today's post, we're sharing a fun video made by potter Ronald Shaw. In the video, Ronald demonstrates how he built an Onggi potter’s wheel with just a few...
Read More
Read Comments (5)


September 8, 2014

Some folks feel like using commercial glazes is cheating, but I say, hogwash! I have been using commercial glazes for the past couple of years because, with very limited...
Read More
Read Comments (3)


September 5, 2014

Ceramic glazes consist of three main components: glass formers, fluxes, and refractories. If you can remember those, and familiarize yourself with the characteristics of the common ceramic raw materials,...
Read More
Read Comments (16)


September 4, 2014

We are super excited to share our new baby: CeramicRecipes.org, an online database for all of your recipes, whether you have your own or have...
Read More
Read Comments (2)


September 3, 2014

Ceramic glaze recipes are to potters and sculptors like candy is to a kid on Halloween. We just can't seem to get enough! The cone 6 oxidation glaze recipes...
Read More
Read Comments (5)


September 1, 2014

When Dianna Pittis switched from making pots to making sculpture, she had to invent some clay tools that made it possible for her to realize her vision....
Read More
Read Comments (5)