The 9th and 10th centuries saw an interested Spanish Caliphate yearn for the pottery objects and styles of the Islamic clay potters who were known experts in the field of ceramic ware production.
Decorate terra cotta pots for fun and for gifts. This is an easy satisying craft for you and the family.
There once was a superstitious belief that a celadon piece of pottery would break or change color if poison food were placed inside of it.
In Creating Life-Like Figures in Polymer Clay, author Katherine Dewey covers how to sculpt human figures for different scales, ages, races, and physical fitness levels. As an added bonus, Dewey covers excellent techniques for creating realistic hair, clothes, and eyes for the sculptures as well.
Ever wanted to make something cute out of clay? How about a turtle or two? They are easy and fun to make and you can sell them or give them as gifts to friends and family!
Make this simple polymer clay slip to give your sculptures a finished and professional look.
Majolica is a collectible pottery that has its roots in Italy. When purchasing majolica there are marks and other signs to look for when buying. Many different companies produced this popular pottery. Learn what to look for when buying majolica.
Having covered how clay is prepared here, its now time to look at the different fabrication techniques in pottery and ceramics. Building figures with clay is natural to humans. Give someone a ball of plastic clay and within a short time he...
Having covered pinching, coil, and slab handbuilding techniques, its now time to look at wheel-throwing techniques in building pottery and ceramics. The invention of the wheel by man was during the Neolithic Age which was 9400 BC in Tell Qaramel in...
Do you plan to make those simple yet cute earthen or clay lanterns at home but don’t know where to get started? Read this article for all the requirements and method to make earthen lanterns at home this Diwali.