Studio Startup! Vol. 2

Studio Layout: Four Steps to be Efficient in Any Space One thing all creators have in common is the unquenchable urge to create, and we will do so ignoring all obstacles, embracing any opportunity, and persevering through to the next idea. As working artists, we are inherently bound by the available space to work in,... Continue Reading →

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Studio Startup!

Introducing Studio Startup: A Guide to Establish a Successful Pottery Studio No Matter It's Size or Your Experience Level

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How to Read a Glaze Formula

    Glazes make up one of the most important part in the pottery making process. A finishing touch on the canvas you have just made with clay, and a protector against its daily toils as a functional pot. Glazes have as many different characteristics as do the people who make them; they can be... Continue Reading →

Using Sculpey to Make a Stamp

Stamps come in many different shapes and sizes, patterns and images, and can be used for many different purposes. You can buy premade stamps from companies like MKM and Mayco, but did you know you can also make your own? Clay King has recently started carrying Sculpey, and we were curious as to some of its... Continue Reading →

FYI Friday (Clay Terms)

    In the field of ceramics there are a number of terms or words used to describe what may be happening in your work. You may encounter a few of these in the process of troubleshooting glazes, making your pots, or purchasing new tools. Here, we'll compile a list of the most common ceramic terminologies... Continue Reading →

Mug Shot Monday

Ah, Mondays... Most of us are back at work, catching up after the weekend. We struggle to get out of bed, recovering from and remembering the last two days with sweet nostalgia. For most of us, a strong cup of coffee or tea gets us through the next few hours until we fall back in... Continue Reading →

Preparing Your Kiln for a Vent

One of the most frequently asked technical questions we hear, is "If I order a vent for my kiln, how will I install it?". Many times that phrase is accompanied by a slight nervousness, and that is completely understandable! If someone were to tell me to approach my shiny, new, several-thousand-dollar-piece-of-equipment with a drill, I... Continue Reading →

How to Make a Coffee Pour Over

When was the last time you walked into your favorite local coffee shop, and took a look around, and saw just how many ways there really are to make a cup of coffee? It seems that with each passing year, there is a new method to brew your morning pick me up. Of course you... Continue Reading →

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