Give your work a spring update with glazes that are vibrant, energetic and versatile. Choosing the right glaze to compliment a ceramic form might be one of the most exciting parts of the ceramic process and yet with so many glazes available it can be hard to know where to start. So, today we have rounded up some of our customers' favorite, tried and true green glazes that you can start using in your studio today.
Sometimes all it takes is one new tool to spark a whole new direction in how and what we make. Pick up one of the new MKM stamps and discover a whole new world of pattern and texture.
This first video illustrates disassembling a Bailey top-loading electric kiln. The sectional design of the Bailey top-loading electric kilns allows you to disassemble the kiln for transport or repair.
You might find it relatively easy to center a round, symmetrical form on the potter's wheel for trimming just by placing coils of clay around the rim of the pot. But once you start to throw and alter forms many of them don't end up symmetrical. When it comes time to trim a foot on plates that have been squared off, pitchers with spouts and three sided cups, centering for trimming can get a bit more complicated.
Kiln shelves are the supportive structure that we fire our work on and we rely on them for successful firings. There are many kiln shelf options available; depending on the type of firing you may be doing, there are also key features to consider when deciding which shelves suit you.