Clay Birds in a Nest
In second grade our students learn about birds. Each student is assigned a particular bird to research and create a board game. I was looking on Pinterest one day and found these really cute clay birds. Here is the link to the Etsy site: http://www.etsy.com/listing/120121796/sale-clay-bird-sculpture-turquoise. As soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make them with my students. While making the clay birds we really practiced modeling the clay with our hands. We talked about how we could push…
The Perfect Cure for Cabin Fever: A Potter Shares a Cool Technique for Making Texture Stamps with Natural Objects - Ceramic Arts Network
Spring is right around the bend so I thought today would be a good day to present a project that involves getting outside. This technique for making
Clay Crafts: 10 DIY Projects to Keep or Give as Gifts
This first project inspired me to add some air-dry modeling clay to my craft supplies. That arsenal includes many years’ worth of odds and ends, and I don’t want the remaining clay to go unused. So I’ve found nine other projects that I’m sharing with you and that you can pass on as gifts. TOP ROW: 1. Clay leaf bowls by Urban Comfort 2. Mini kids’ clay pots by Say Yes to Hoboken 3. Garden markers by Wit Whistle 4. DIY pottery by What Katie Does 5.
Making Plaster Molds for Wax Casting
Kim Bernard at the beginning of her mold making workshop The week of workshops held after the encaustic conference at the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill (the "post-con workshops") are a great opportunity to pick up some new techniques or skills firsthand from specialists. I was really happy to see that Kim Bernard was doing a one-day workshop on making plaster molds for casting wax and signed up right away. I do not use either plaster or cast wax in the work I'm making currently…
Pottery Bird Plate Bird Shaped Spoon Rest Ceramic Blue
Our best selling Blue Bird Spoon Rest IN STOCK NOW A sweet little bird shaped plate with softly raised edge makes a great prep dish or spoon rest. Hand built from stoneware clay, each dish is impressed with a floral pattern which peeks through the glaze Comes in Blue Bird floral. My glazes are hand mixed, 100% lead free, refrigerator, microwave, oven & dishwasher safe! :) Each bird measures 6.25" x 4" with a softly lifted edge. Super smooth edges and bare clay bottom. What else can you do…
Kids clay project. Slab work. Add-ons are not connected by scoring when the clay is wet. After the bisque pieces are removed, glaze and then placed back on the tile. The glaze will stick the pieces together. It makes it a nice clean finish. Glass beads were placed on with glue.