Whether you are a beginner or not, drying pottery can be an area of your pain, as most of the time, it tends to crack. No matter how nice you have created your pottery piece with excellent quality pottery clay, it can still break if the drying process is not initiated correctly. While drying, the pottery comes in contact with air and heat, which works to extract the moisture from it, leading to cracking.
After making the pottery, the first thing that can hit your mind is how to wire your pottery off? Whether you build your pottery on a bat or use a wheel, removing your pottery from the wire is always challenging. In most cases, potters end up crashing the pottery’s bottom since they don’t know how to do it rightly.
At the same time, a beginner tends to break off the pottery, as the pot strives to stick on the bat or wheel and creates an utter failure when lifted. It is why you need to ensure that you are applying…
Playing with clays while making pottery is not at all boring. But are you a beginner? Or are you having kids at your home who want to try their hands in pottery? Then trying out air dry clay can be the best choice. In case you have kids or are a beginner, you may not have proper knowledge about dealing with kiln; an air-dry clay can be your savior.
But have you ever thought of putting air dry clay on a pottery wheel? Some air-dry clays come with too much plasticity, making it difficult to throw them on the wheel…
Cats are undoubtedly the funniest and cutest animals. However, your cat can be very dangerous when it opts for the butt wiggle attack. If you notice your kitty’s behavior closely, you can see that your kitty wiggles its butt before making a pounce.
Just before few moments of its pounce, the feline creature tends to crouch down low. Then it slightly wiggles its rear end and opts for launching its paw against the target. However, do you know the real reason behind this quirky behavior of your cat? Well, then have a look.
Though the pre-pounce butt wiggle is quite…
Glazing your ceramics is undoubtedly exciting! Especially when you plan to do it at your house, it is absolutely a great idea as you get more time for experimentation than too at home’s comfort. Also, if you are a beginner, then glazing your pottery at your home gives you more opportunities to get better at it.
But glazing ceramics at home brings forth a few problems too! Issues like unavailability of all the required ingredients, not getting access to a high range of temperature, etc., turn up when you try glazing at home. …
Glazing your pottery is too much fun. It gives your pottery a nice look and effects, along with a very durable attire. But it is enough to ruin your fun if glazing is not done correctly. A glazing mistake, flaking, or egg shelling of glaze is enough to give you hard times with your pottery glazing.
But have you ever thought about why your glaze keeps flaking or eggshells off? Though glazing is highly experimental and gives you the fun to create something new, it is not at all an easy task that anyone can do. Glazing comes with various…
You might be fond of pottery making, and that love of yours made you come to this field to build your own pottery piece. But what to do with the bad pieces that you have made while practicing?
Somedays, you might build it perfectly the way you want it to be. But there are even those days that make it hard enough to achieve the perfect shape of your pottery that you desired. Wait, don’t throw it away! You can again revive it and give it a new and creative-looking form. How to do it? Here, have a look.
All the pet owners treat their pets like family. They shower them with love and tender care and make sure that they get everything they need at the right time, including the regular visit to the veterinarian, providing all accessories, toys, a comfortable place to live, etc.
While pet parents take care of all the needs of their pets, is it possible that they compensate for the food of their beloved pet? Obviously, No. Right? However, sometimes it becomes difficult for a pet parent to stick to the meal timings of their pets because of their busy schedule.
Are you a new cat parent? Are you worried about your cat eyes that get boggers every day? If yes, you are in the right place. Here in this article, we will discuss the various reasons why cats have eye boggers and when to take them to a vet for medical assistance.
In every case, cat eye discharge — whether watery eyes or eye boggers — is not something serious that may give you sleepless nights thinking about your cat’s health. But in some cases, it may result due to a disease or underlying conditions.
The world of pottery is rich with the numerous techniques of pottery building. Once you start exploring it one by one, there is no looking back. It is a continuous journey of exploring the various innovative ways of pottery making. The Nerikomi pottery is a fantastic pottery building technique that comes with an attractive mixed patterned design.
The Nerikomi pottery technique is an artistic form of pottery building, which originated in Japan. The name is derived from the age-old pottery building tradition of Japan using colored clay.
Cat fanatic and Arts and Craft Lover. With Pottery being my favorite hobby. And a dangerous combo when you add in a couple of chaotic cats. :)