Pottery/Ceramics

Pottery/Ceramics

Be inspired by these pottery and ceramic projects shared by our makers. Learn about the materials used to make pottery and ceramics – from stain and glaze to the different types of clay. From jewelry to bowls, and plaques to sculptures, working in pottery or ceramics gives a maker freedom to make a variety of 3-D creative works of art.

This bowl was made by placing a slab of clay into a plaster mold.  Then, after reaching a state drier than leather hard, I burnished the bowl with a spoon...

Many, many years ago I dated a guy who was really into photography and also had a ton a spare change lying around, like all over his floor lying around....

The inspiration for this tiled bar & baker's rack came from all over.  It started with the doors which were discarded scenery pieces from a production of West Side Story. ...

When I was working in a youth ceramics class, the fun bonus was that I could occasionally make the projects, too. This Coned Figure Sculpture piece was inspired by Black History...

Many years ago I asked my mother if there was anything she wanted. She said she wanted an "eye pod" and so I delivered a ceramic iPod! Handmade special gift...

One year for Christmas I made my dad a ceramic chess set. I used a low fire porcelain because I really wanted to use Amaco's Old Pewter/Gun Metal Black glaze....

For my wedding, I wanted to make small gifts for the out of town guests, a small thank you for the many miles they traveled to be a part of...

Saint Anthony Wall Platter is a terra cotta wall mounted platter.  I made this for my husband's grandfather who is very Catholic.  His patron saint was Saint Anthony of Padua. ...

This is a series of 6 small Magnolia Salad/Dessert Plates. Each one is made from Columbia White clay and glazed with ACG clear on top with Orbide on the outside...