A Guest Blog Post by Vanessa Mattsson-Boze. My love of clay started on the wheel, but since my time in the studio is so often piecemeal, I have found myself hand building more and more. These heart dishes started as a playful attempt at using up some random clay scraps, and have evolved over time as I have refined the form. They are relatively quick and uncomplicated, and a fitting Valentine’s Day project.
Jessica Putnam-Phillips from the online ceramic learning center Clay Share features her Bailey Standard 4 Extruder in these two videos. In the first video, watch as Jessica reviews the Standard 4 Extruder, explaining the instructions for operating one and discussing the things to consider when purchasing one. In the second video, learn how to create adorable and easy succulent planters using the Standard 4 Extruder.
GR Pottery Forms just came out with a new line of WA (Wheel Attachment) accessories designed to enhance the way you use GR Pottery Molds. From now on, all round GR Pottery Mold Forms will come with a hole drilled into the underside of the molds in the center. This hole connects to the new Wheel Attachment that goes on a pottery wheel like a bat.
Mother's Day is coming up! We've got everything the potter mother could possibly want from cool tools to starter dream studios put together by our expert team at Bailey. Can't decide? We have gift certificates so the mother in your life can get exactly what she wants.
Enhance Your Work with Interactive Pigments. Georgie's Interactive Pigments are versatile ceramic pigments that create different results with each clay or glaze you pair them with. You can apply a solid coat under a glaze or use a wipe-back technique to produce antiqued finishes or enhance texture. You can also use Interactive Pigments over raw glazes (dry but unfired) for majolica techniques at cone 6.