I will utilize this article on only one technique - pulling/making handles. Like all others it is fairly easy and fun BUT requires practice to attain consistency.
Precious metal clay (PMC) has taken the artisan jewelry world by storm. Unlike traditional metal smithing, PMC requires very little startup cost or specialty equipment.
Water-based Varathane isn't just for wood floors anymore. Most crafters use it as an effective, durable polymer clay glaze too.
A tutorial on how to make adorably sweet little clay people with Polymer clay.
In summary, my thoughts go to the clay and how it can be handled, formed, and manipulated to create a work of art. I treasure the time that I spent learning the art form, and the teachers that shared their experiences with me. I long for the clay to squeeze between my hands that I might once more...
This is Part 2 on a series of articles that addresses the basics to throw on a wheel. This article will deal with trimming. This step, as all the others, is fun.