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A lot of potters make custom texture stamps by carving into or pressing a piece of clay into an existing texture and then bisque firing it. It is a super fun way to personalize your work by making your own marks.

 

Another cool way to make custom stamps is to attach coils to a lug of clay. In today’s video, an excerpt from her DVD Creative Forming with Custom Texture (which is now available as a download), Amy Sanders demonstrates this technique. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


 

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This clip was excerpted from Creative Forming with Custom Texture, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

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To learn more about Amy Sanders or to see more images of her work, please visit http://theretherepottery.blogspot.com/.

 


 

For more interesting ceramic decorating techniques, download your free copy of Five Great Pottery Decorating Techniques: A How-to Guide for Decorating Ceramics with Slip Transfers, Chinese Brush Techniques, Ceramic Slip, Sgraffito, and More.

 

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