Mishima ceramics comes from the Japanese Island of Mishima, but it was originally transported from Korea around the 16th century. This surface design technique is a way of drawing by inlaying a slip of contrasting color into lines incised in
In the post, I will show three different types of slips which are clay slips, engobes and casting slip. Slips and engobes are more or less the same thing. Slips are predominately liquefied clay and are usually applied on wet
Quarantine has been hard. We are pushing on over a month and a half now. I decided to put together a pinch pot kit for my community. Most people had never had any experience with clay.
It has been a gift
Coiling is perhaps the most versatile of the hand building techniques, because it allows you to build forms of any design or scale. It’s generally considered to be a slow and contemplative way of working, which demands patience and attention
Pinch pots are the ideal project for newcomers to hand-building with clay; perfecting this technique is a fantastic way to start developing your clay-craft skills.
Most instructors will start people making pinch pots to get a feel for the clay –