Tips & Techniques
This holiday season, create your own ornaments and glaze them with brilliant Duncan Lusters! In this post, we will demonstrate how you can put your own spin on ceramic ornaments using shape cutters, texture tools, glazes and luster. These ornaments would be great on a tree, adorning a gift or hanging in a window! Make it your way and remember to stay creative!
Create your own ceramic oval platter perfect for serving up holiday dishes. Complete with a leaf motif and a rustic look using oxides and glaze, this design will transform any meal into a celebration! We've got all the tools and the instructions you need to create this ceramic platter. Follow along!
Follow along as we demonstrate how to create an underglaze transfer using any basic black and white print out or photocopy from a laser printer. Here, we transfer a Halloween themed image in black underglaze onto a leather-hard platter.
This harvest platter is inspired by the piles of leaves that collect under trees in the Fall. The organic form and warm color of this platter celebrate the season and would make a lovely handmade addition to any harvest table.
This easy decal project will have you screaming for more!
Today on the blog, we have a video showing how to throw a platter on a Hydro-Bat hump mold. Hydro-bat hump molds are contoured domed bats that connect to your wheel for reverse-throwing plates, platters, and bowls. We were able to create a beautifully finished platter with ease using the Hydro-bat. Watch it today and see the polished results you can achieve using a Hydro-bat hump mold.
There is a lot to know about kiln firing and some of the most common questions we get relate to pyrometric cones. With school starting, we wanted to give you a refresher on all things cones. Read our latest blog post on cones to learn about what cones measure, the different types of cones there are and when to use them, and how important using cones can be.
Jeff from GR Forms in Grand Rapids, Michigan visited the Bailey Showroom in Kingston, NY. While he was here we shot a video of him demonstrating how he uses his wood drape molds to create plates and platters.
Once you have applied an underglaze transfer onto a clay slab you can build with it. Here we will demostrate forming a handled cup with a printed slab.