How to Make Clay

How To : Make a non-toxic clay pipe for smoking marijuana

We are taught how to make a non-toxic pipe using baking clay and an eyelet and socket. First you form a bowl out of the clay with your hands. When thats done you poke a hole on the top to form the bowl, then a hole on the side towards the bottom to create the shaft for the pip ...more

How To : Make pottery clay

Learn how to make pottery clay for ceramics by either mixing the clay or digging it out of the ground in this free ceramics video tutorial. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make pottery clay. Make pottery clay - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make po ...more

How To : Make delicious candy clay for cake decorating

Candy and clay aren't two words you usually hear in the same sentence. But for pastry chefs and bakers, candy clay is a deeply ingrained part of their cake decorating vocabulary. That's because candy clay is a much better tasting sister of fondant, which is commonly used to de ...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 : 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 : Make your own custom rings out of polymer clay

See how to make rings out of polymer clay with this free video craft lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including step-by-st ...more

How To : Make a sugar art candy clay rose

This video shows you how to make a rose out of candy clay for your cake decoration. The candy clay is an alternative to fondant or gumpaste. I also use this for figures and the kids have a lot of fun playing with it. I used a wet paper towel to wipe off my hands every once in ...more

How To : Make Clay Sculptures

In this ceramics video series, learn how to make terracotta clay sculptures from ceramics art expert Chitrotpola Mukherjee. Chitrotpola will teach you all about making clay sculptures including how to make multiple clay molds using dies, how to bake clay before glazing, how t ...more

How To : Make a clay pot look like an antique

One way for a middle-aged person to look better than ever is to sit on a patio surrounded by well-aged pots. Flaking, lichen-covered clay pots give the impression that they’ve been around a lot longer than you have. And because antiqued pots look expensive, everyone will think ...more

How To : Make a quilt-inspired polymer clay cane bead

Suzanne Ivester demonstrates a fun technique for building a colorful, complex quilt cane quickly and easily with a clay gun. You will need a fair amount of materials, a variety of colors of polymer clay, a clay press, and something to make triangular clay tubes. Watch this vid ...more

How To : Make claymation

There's something magical about stop-motion animation made with clay, it's an ideal medium for depicting strange transformations. In this short tutorial you'll learn how to make a simple claymation movie of your own. The video introduces you to some of the materials you'll nee ...more

How To : Make a clay birdhouse

Learn how to make a clay birdhouse on the pottery wheel in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Make a clay birdhouse. Make a clay birdhouse - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a clay birdhouse - Part 3 of 14. Click thr ...more

How To : Make a two-part push mold doll out of polymer clay

For those doll makers out there who want to expand into the art show and markets scene, sculpting one of a kind pieces may be too time consuming. This video will hopefully help these artists will to stretch their expertise into making limited edition dolls. Watch this video do ...more

How To : Make cupcake, donut, and fruit polymer clay charms

Keep your favorite dessert or food item close to you at all times by making a foodstuff-shaped piece of polymer clay. From chocolate cupcakes to orange slices to donuts, polymer clay can be formed into almost any food imaginable. Plus, miniaturizing makes food look adorable, m ...more

How To : Make a miniature pot with polymer clay

Watch this ceramics video tutorial to learn a few ways to make a miniature pot using polymer clay. The two methods explained in this instructional video are the coil method and the pinch pot method. Both of the methods are easy for beginners to use in order to make a miniature ...more

How To : Make polymer clay flowers

Polymer decorations are easy to create and beautiful to exhibit. These amazing polymer clay flowers can be used as a beautiful assortment of decorations or just a little keepsake for yourself or for a friend. They don't take long to make and all you need is some polymer clay, ...more

How To : Make polymer clay bead necklaces

Looking for fun and easy handmade jewelry projects? Let our expert show you how to make polymer clay bead necklaces in this free jewelry making video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make polymer clay bead necklaces. Make polymer clay bead necklaces - Part 2 of 18. Click through ...more

How To : Make vintage-looking pendants out of polymer clay

As lovely as vintage jewelry may be, there's only so much of it out there in the world to be had. As a result, nice vintage accessories tend to be prohibitively expensive for most. One obvious solution to this dilemma is to make your own faux antique jewelry. And this free vid ...more

How To : Make a Starbucks Coffee cup from polymer clay

These days, with such an intense demand for everyone to be on the go, up, productive, and "happy," it's no wonder we supplement our tired souls with a cup of coffee every morning. In fact, we know of some friends who simply don't function without that first cup...or two. Cele ...more

How To : Make clay mug handles

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 clay mug handles and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make cla ...more

How To : Make a bowl out of polymer clay

Looking for a fun and easy art project to share with the kids? Learn how to make a polymer clay bowl with expert craft tips in this free video series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Make a bowl out of polymer clay. Make a bowl out of polymer clay - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Make a three part clay vase

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 three part clay vase and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 7 - How to Ma ...more

How To : Make realistic claymation characters

As a beginning stop-motion animator, there's a lot of trial and error. What tools and materials do you use? How do you sculpt realistic clay figures? This video tutorial walks you through some of the essential materials, and demonstrates sculpting a torso out of Super Sculpey.

How To : Make an incense burner out of clay

Ilysa and Kira with Polymer Clay TV demonstrate how to make an incense burner out of clay. An incense burner is a great way to use up a lot of your scrap clay. You can also use molds, embellishments and pigments to create your incense burner. You can roll up your clay in a swi ...more

How To : Make metal clay paste and slip for jewelry

Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Jill Erickson demonstrates how to make silver metal clay paste. Metal clay paste is great for repairs or for molding and sculpting pieces for jewelry. Learn how to make metal clay paste and slip by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To : Make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel

Large clay pots can be difficult to throw on the pottery wheel. Learn how to make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel using techniques in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 25 - How to Make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel. Make a large clay pot on the pottery w ...more

How To : Make portrait cameos out of polymer clay

Learn how to create portrait cameos out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, includin ...more

How To : Make polymer clay beads for jewelry making

Learn how to sculpt simple beads out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including s ...more

How To : Make a skinner blend with polymer clay jewelry

Art Jewelry Magazine associate editor Jill Erickson shows you how to make a skinner blend with polymer clay. A skinner blend is just a simple technique of combining two colors of polymer clay, for a shaded, ombre type look. Learn how to mix a skinner blend of polymer clay by w ...more

How To : Make a teapot with clay

In this video series, let Lucy Fagella show you how to make handcrafted teapot. Lucy illustrates everything you need to know to create your own ceramic teapot. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make a teapot with clay. Make a teapot with clay - Part 2 of 18. Click through to watch this vi ...more

How To : Make clay animals

Bored with rolling out plain old snakes? Here's a fun way to make a whole menagerie of critters with clay and poster board.

How To : Make eyes for clay animation puppets

In this tutorial, we learn how to make eyes for clay animation puppets. First, drill a hole inside of a block of wood, then insert a bull so it fits snug inside of the hole. After you have done this, use a drill to make a hole that goes half way down through the pupil. Now, us ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay pig

Learn how to sculpt a pig out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, including step-by- ...more

How To : Make a clay trout sculpture

Is sculpting in your blood? Find out with this fun and easy clay sculpting project. Make a trout sculpture in just a few easy steps and learn about materials and more from expert sculptor Jorge Benlloch. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a clay trout sculpture. Make a clay trout scul ...more

How To : Make a clay chip and dip dish

Clay pottery is a fun and creative art form that anyone can do. This free video clip series will show you several tips on how to construct a chip and dip dish and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a clay chip and dip dish. Make a clay chip and di ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay dragon votive candle holder

Suzanne Ivester demonstrates how to cover a glass votive candle holder with stenciled polymer clay and embellish it with rubber stamping and metallic effects. Polymer clay is a highly versatile material and can be manipulated to create various effects for myriad crafting proje ...more

How To : Make a plaster bat for drying out your wet clay

Simon Leach is an online pottery instruction legend, and in this three-part video, he instructs us in a procedure somewhat outside his normal area of expertise by creating a homemade plaster bat, which is basically a flat plaster block used for drying wet clay. For the hardcor ...more

How To : Make a clay planter

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 slab planter and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 25 - How to Make a cl ...more

How To : Make a clay pie pan

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 pie pan and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 6 - How to Make a cla ...more

How To : Make a clay butter bell

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 butter bell and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 11 - How to Make ...more

How To : Make a clay spoon rest

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 spoon rest and open a world of design ideas for you. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make a clay ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay charm bracelet

kriquit describes how to make a PacMan charm bracelet in this video. She uses various colors of polymer clay to make Mr.. and ms. PacMan and the little ghosts. The color she uses are red, blue, pink, orange, yellow and white and black for the eyes. She also says that you need ...more

How To : Make a miniature wedding cake out of polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt a miniature wedding cake charm out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For spec ...more

How To : Make mini potato chips out of polymer clay

Learn how to sculpt miniature potato chips out of polymer clay with this free video art lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for those with some familiarity of polymer clay sculpture, novice sculpters should be able to follow along given a little effort. For specifics, i ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay rose

Here is another great video that is perfect for teacher's or parents looking for a way to keep their kids entertained. In this video the main ingredient that is really needed is polymer clay. It's fun to play with and easy to use. Find out how to use it in order to make a cool ...more

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