Simon Leach's series of high-quality pottery videos marches on. In this installment he teaches us how to dry some high-quality clay that he has just acquired from a cement works, and also how to decorate some hanging clay wall pots he made in a previous installment.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a simple terracotta clay wall hanging vase with a pottery wheel. Begin by throwing a piece of clay on the pottery wheel. Now, make a circular shape with the clay. Next, widen the shape and then make a bowl shape inside. Now, b ...more
Watch this instructional ceramics video to throw a tall cylinder on a pottery wheel. Using one hand to act as a brace, it is necessary to keep to a careful process of slowly pulling the clay upwards with even pressure until the clay walls are about 1/4" thick. The tall cylinde ...more