Category: Creating Pottery
More Experimenting With Mocha Diffusion – This Time On Pottery
My first cup with the teal green mason stains worked the best. Tobacco tea is the acid base.
Adding Glass To Pottery – A Crackling Glass Effect
How I used glass to give my Christmas ornaments a crackle glass look.
Keep Calm & Create – Sculpting Animals Calms Me
I like to sculpt animals but haven’t made very many of them. I plan to make more of them starting with this bear getting honey.
Under-glaze Ceramic Paint Used As Finger Paint
try not to be perfect as mistakes might turn out better.
Embossed Rolling Pins- Are They Cut Deep Enough?
Have you ever bought something to use of poor quality and were disappointed enough to quit using it? Or did you buy a better quality item that was a success? A few years ago I saw decorative laser-cut rolling pins on Instagram for making cookies. One rolling pin had reindeer and Christmas trees on it.…
Record Your Creative Ideas- Don’t Forget Them
Do you ever have a great idea to do something, then totally forget what it was? I have that problem too. As I go about my day ideas of what I can create with clay pop into my head. When I go to make pottery my mind goes blank as to what I could make. …
When An Acid-Base Ceramic Stain Touches Alkaline Clay Magic Happens
I have been watching videos of potters doing a ceramic technique called Mocha Diffusion. It looks so cool. I had to try it. A ceramic stain is mixed with an acid-base liquid such as tea, tobacco or Listerine for colour. A drop of it is dripped onto greenware pottery covered with an alkaline clay slip.…
What Colour Will My Green Glaze Turn Out This Time?
I carved thisbowl toenhance thebrown in the green glaze
Are These For Toothbrushes; Kitchen Utensils; Office Supplies
Making my unique shaped toothbrush holders.