How to Glaze a Pottery Bowl

How To : Do raw Shino glazing on tea bowls with Simon Leach

Think you're done with your ceramics project because you've thrown your vase and fired it in a kiln? Think again. While you've done great so far, firing a pot is only half the battle. In order to make a piece of pottery truly spectacular and professional looking, it's vital to ...more

How To : Glaze pottery inside and outside

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to use some more advanced glazing techniques to make the inside different than the outside. The detailed instructions in this helpful how-to video are best for intermediate to advanced potters who want to glaze both the inside an ...more

How To : Glaze pottery

Clay pottery is a fun and creative art form that can be done with slabs of clay and not only on a spinning wheel. This free video clip series will show you several tips on how to glaze pottery and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 19 - How to Glaze pottery. Glaze ...more

How To : Throw a wavy edged pottery bowl

This video illustrates the method of throwing a wavy edged pottery bowl. This process comprises of the following stepsStep 1This process needs clay, pottery wheel and water in a bowl.Step 2Place the clay on the moving wheel.Step 3Now give the clay a desired shape with the help ...more

How To : Pierce carve a clay pottery bowl

Ingleton Pottery demonstrates how to pierce carve a clay pottery bowl. First, form your bowl on a potter's wheel. Then take a blade to the undried clay bowl and score your design into the bowl using the piercing technique. Gently press out the design so that the clay is remove ...more

How To : Glaze your pottery

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to glaze your pottery. This helpful how-to video contains detailed instructions that cover the basics of glazing and are perfect for potters of every level.

How To : Make a clay pottery salsa bowl

Making pottery bowls with clay is a fun and creative art project that can be done with a potter's wheel and a few basic tools. Learn how to make a clay pottery salsa bowl in this free pottery lesson video from a ceramics artist and sculptor. Part 1 of 21 - How to Make a clay p ...more

How To : Throw a clay pottery fruit bowl

To throw a clay pottery fruit bowl, place a lump of clay on the potter's wheel and wet it with water. Use the foot pedals to spin the wheel while shaping the clay with your hands. Draw the clay up and then use your thumbs to create an indentation in the center of the clay. App ...more

How To : Throw a big pottery mixing bowl

First of all you have to put some clay over the potter wheel. Now add some water and then press hard with your fingers at the bottom. Now slowly release the pressure of your hands and bring your hands upwards while slowly releasing the pressure. This shall form an inverted con ...more

How To : Paint pottery with enamel glaze

Making your own pottery creations can be fun! In this free online arts video about making pottery, learn how to paint your pottery creations using enamel glaze as taught by expert potter Jennifer Gravel. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint pottery with enamel glaze. Paint pottery with ...more

How To : Throw a clay bowl on the pottery wheel

Throwing bowls on the pottery wheel is one of the most common wheel throwing forms. Learn about throwing bowls on the potter's wheel in this free ceramics video on wheel throwing techniques. Throw a clay bowl on the pottery wheel - Part 1 of 16. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Throw and facet a clay bowl on a pottery wheel

This video pottery tutorial shows how to throw and facet a clay bowl on a pottery wheel. Demonstrating potter, Simon Leach, shows the entire process for making a low bowl, beginning with kneading the clay on the wheel, to sculpting the bowl by hand, and ending with faceting th ...more

How To : Throw a tea bowl on a pottery wheel

This video pottery tutorial shows how to throw a tea bowl, or handle-less mug, on a pottery wheel. Demonstrating potter Simon Leach shows the step by step process of this free form potted project. Watch this instructional video and learn how to throw a tea bowl.

How To : Do glaze trailing and pouring for pottery

Simon Leach teaches us how to glaze trailing and pouring for pottery. First, you will dip the entire pot into the glaze after you have poured it into the middle. Wind up your wrist as you are pouring it out so you cover all of the sides in it. Just dip it down a little bit so ...more

How To : Make a large soup bowl

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to throw a large soup bowl using 2.5 pounds of clay and a pottery wheel. The detailed instructions in this helpful how-to video will allow intermediate potters to easily make large soup bowls.

How To : Get pottery glazing techniques

Learn how to glaze pottery with ceramic glaze in this free video series of glazing techniques. Part 1 of 5 - How to Get pottery glazing techniques. Get pottery glazing techniques - Part 2 of 5. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Get pottery glazing techniqu ...more

How To : Learn about pottery glazing tools

Pottery glazing tools are a very important part of apply pottery glaze to any piece of ceramics. Learn all about glazing tools for pottery with tips from a ceramics expert in this free art lesson video. Part 1 of 5 - How to Learn about pottery glazing tools. Learn about potter ...more

How To : Make pottery bowls

In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to make pottery bowl forms. Throwing bowls on a pottery wheel is a wonderful and creative art form that produces useful household items. Let our expert show you how to wedge the clay for large and small pottery bowls, how t ...more

How To : Make and mix glazes for ceramic pottery

This video ceramic design tutorial offers a very basic introduction to ceramic pottery glazes and glaze mixing methods. Glazes are a glass paint that are applied onto a piece of pottery to provide a beautiful finish, color, and shine to the ceramic project. Learn how to make a ...more

How To : Glaze ceramics

Simon Leach teaches the secret to glazing the inside of a bowl. You will need: brush, glaze, sponge, water, stick or whisk. Using a brush, dust the inside of the bowl to be glazed. Remove any clay that remains stuck on the bowl by using a blade or knife. Stir the glaze from th ...more

How To : Glaze pots in Shino with Simon Leach

So after much hard labor and patience, you've finally thrown your first vase, fired it carefully in the kiln, and let it harden to a fine finish. What to do next in your pottery making journey? While a beautiful vase is a beautiful vase no matter the finish or color, applying ...more

How To : Throw a bowl

Watch this three-part tutorial video to learn how to throw a bowl out of clay using your pottery wheel. This how-to video offers detailed instructions on throwing a bowl that will have you creating beautiful pottery in no time. Part 1 of 3 - How to Throw a bowl. Part 2 of 3 - ...more

How To : Attach a handle onto a ramikin bowl

This video pottery-making tutorial shows how to attach a handle onto a ramikin bowl. As the handle and the ramikin need to be thrown on a pottery wheel separately, the two part need to be molded together. There is a bit of a trick to it so that the handle and pot join properly ...more

How To : Throw a rounded raku bowl

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to throw a rounded raku bowl using clay and a pottery wheel. This helpful how-to video contains detailed instructions good for intermediate potters who have a little experience with the pottery wheel. This instructional video wil ...more

How To : Make mini polymer clay noodle soup for a dollhouse

Create the perfect kitchen accessory for your doll house! Learn how to make a realistic bowl of chicken noodle soup with this informative video! Use an old garlic press with some noodle colored clay. Squish the noodles through the press and slice them off with a razor blade. T ...more

How To : Make a Japanese Shino glaze with Simon Leach

A Shino glaze is an umbrella term for a category of pottery glazes that range in color from milky white to orange and even charcoal gray. Chino glazes add a very pretty luster to pottery pieces and are made using a carbon trap, or trapping carbon in the glaze during kiln firin ...more

How To : Throw a curvy bowl for raku

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to throw a curvy bowl for raku firing using clay and your pottery wheel. This helpful how-to video is best for intermediate potters with some experience using the wheel. This instructional video will allow you to quickly and easi ...more

How To : Practice microwave safety

Microwave ovens are an essential part of modern life. It is important to know how to use them safely. Step 1: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions Follow the manufacturer’s instruction manual for operating procedures and safety precautions for your oven model. Never operat ...more

How To : Make a simple clay and ash glaze

This method of making glaze utilizes environmental supplies. That way there's no need to rely on a clay supply store, so it's great to save money or time if it's a distance to the nearest supplier. Watch this video pottery tutorial and learn how to make a simple ceramic glaze ...more

How To : Throw clay mortar and pestles on a pottery wheel

A mortar and pestle is a pair of tools that has been used since antiquity for grinding spices. This tutorial shows you how to turn some raw clay into a ceramic mortar and pestle on a pottery wheel. Make sure to glaze it using non-toxic glaze! Part 1 of 3 - How to Throw clay mo ...more

How To : Make ceramic bowls

Make a ceramic bowl through the process of throwing clay. Learn about throwing a bowl from an artist in this free ceramics and pottery video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make ceramic bowls. Make ceramic bowls - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage. ...more

How To : Throw clay on a wheel

Let Charles Fach show you how to prepare and throw clay on a pottery wheel, then watch as he demonstrates simple techniques he uses to create a bowl and cup right in front of your eyes. Part 1 of 2 - How to Throw clay on a wheel. Part 2 of 2 - How to Throw clay on a wheel.

How To : Make a clay berry bowl

Clay pottery is a fun and creative art form that can be done with slabs of clay and not only on a spinning wheel. This free video clip series will show you several tips on how to construct a clay berry bowl and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 9 - How to Make a ...more

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Pie on a stick has been good to us, so why not Pop Tarts? (Admit it, Pop Tarts are good- and these are more like yummy pastries without preservatives.) As a tribute to Bakerella, Brooke of Family Kitchen has created a recipe for the latest addition to the lollipop dessert craz ...more

How To : Make a clay bowl

Clay pottery is a fun and creative art form that can be done with slabs of clay and not only on a spinning wheel. This free video clip series will show you several tips on how to construct a batter bowl and open a world of design ideas for you. Make a clay bowl - Part 1 of 20. ...more

How To : Throw traditional Japanese pottery on the wheel

Watch how to throw a traditional Japanese rice bowl and tea bowl in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Throw traditional Japanese pottery on the wheel. Throw traditional Japanese pottery on the wheel - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expe ...more

How To : Throw a simple terracotta wall hanging vase

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

How To : Make a delicious fruit tart

In this installment of Show Me the Curry, you'll learn how to make a delicious fresh fruit tart fit to rival any made for the Red Queen. For a detailed, step-by-step walkthrough of the recipé and instructions outlined below, watch this free video cooking lesson! Ingredients: ...more

How To : Make pottery

In this online video series, learn how to make pottery, from ceramics expert Betty Ingham. She will demonstrate important ceramics techniques such as how to throw on the potter's wheel - learn how to center, open, and form clay on the potter's wheel. She will also demonstrate ...more

How To : Make an artistic clay mask

In this online video series, learn how to make a pottery clay mask from ceramics expert Susan Ting. Susan will show you how to cut clay from the block and how to use the slab roller to roll out the clay to make a clay mask. She will demonstrate ceramics techniques such as how ...more

How To : Decorate raw clay pottery with white slip

In this video pottery-making tutorial, Simon uses a white slip made from half china clay and half stoneware clay. Slip is an alternative to glaze for finishing a potted project. Simon also demonstrates an easy project to make a paint brush holder that will keep tools in place ...more

How To : Clean antique porcelain and pottery

Show your antique porcelain and pottery a little TLC. Spruce up your favorite antiques with these safe cleaning techniques. Remove the dirt and let the beauty of porcelain and history shine through. Just because your pottery is old, doesn’t mean in needs to look like it came o ...more

How To : Do pottery glazing applications

Marilyn Wilken, professor of Ceramics at Olivette Nazarrine University, Bourbonais, IL, talks about glazing techniques, the different types and applications of glazing pottery, special effects used on pottery, as well as showing you some good and bad examples of each. Part 1 o ...more

How To : Dip tea bowls in glaze with Simon Leach

Watch skilled potter, Simon Leach, give his expert instructions on how to glaze a set of tea bowls. He also suggests some household supplies which can be used to embellish your ceramics when the clay is still soft, such as a bolt or a comb. This glaze is a combination of Scotl ...more

How To : Throw double bowls on a pottery wheel

Double bowls are bowls that are connected together, such as a container that can be used for dip and salsa. This tutorial shows you how you can throw two similar bowls and attach them to create your own ceramic double bowls. Part 1 of 2 - How to Throw double bowls on a pottery ...more

How To : Make apple cinnamon bun twists

Recreate that yummy Cinnabon taste at home! You will Need: Dough: *4 1/2 to 5 1/2 cups of flour *1 1/2 tsp salt 2 pkgs quick rise yeast ( 5 tsp) *1 cup warm milk *1/2 cup warm water *1/4 cup melted butter *1/4 cup warm honey *2 eggs *1 cup raisins Step 1: Mix and blend Mix we ...more

How To : Make ceramic pottery start to finish

This comprehensive pottery sequence from Watchmojo.com will show you the basic steps of making pottery. You will be guided through the basic pottery making processes of wedging, prep, shaping, removing, firing, and glazing. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make ceramic pottery start to fi ...more

How To : Throw an upside down double walled pottery vase

In this tutorial, we learn how to throw an upside down double walled pottery vase. Start off by using water every few seconds to craft your vase. Use your fingers to press down in the middle, to make the round shape and have the vase rise up into the air. Make this into a bowl ...more

How To : Easily serve veggies in ramekins

If you're hosting a dinner party or get together with friends or family, using ramekins. If you don't know what they are, ramekins are small glazed ceramic or glass serving bowls. They range in different sizes, colors, and sometimes shapes. So in this tutorial, you'll find out ...more

How To : Trim bowls

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to trim your bowls using the pottery wheel and some trimming tools. The instructions in this how-to video are very detailed and best for beginner to intermediate potters with some experience. These tips will help you improve your ...more

How To : Trim a pot

In this video, we learn how to trim a pot. First, you will want to get your pot wet and place it onto a ceramic bowl shaper. Start to spin the bowl and get it wet as you use a sharp tool to remove the trim from around the pot. Continue to do this until all of the trim you want ...more

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How To : Throw a chip and dip pottery plate

Ingelton Pottery demonstrates how to throw a chip and dip pottery plate. First, well a ball of clay and put it on a pottery wheel. Use your hands and ample amounts of water to depress the sides of the clay forming an indented rim with a raised center. Use your thumb to define ...more

How To : Trim Hakeme tea bowls with Simon Leach

Watch this instructional video with ceramics expert Simon Leach to learn how to trim and glaze Hakeme tea bowls. Leach uses a groggy, toothy clay which contains high iron content. He then adds a white clay slip with Hakeme grass brushes, which provides a thin layer of natural ...more

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