This is one of the simplest ways to make a slab plate. All you really need is some clay, a rolling pin and an idea in mind of what you want your plate to look like. Why not check out my step by step guide on making slab plates for information, photos and videos on exactly how to make your own set of plates.
This is how I make texture mats for clay. They are very handy if you want to make a set of pieces with the same design and don't want to carve each piece individually. Plus if you make your own texture mats, then your design is completely unique to you and your style. And they are very easy to make...
There are many great things about hand building pottery. One of the loveliest things is the natural organic look you get from the small inevitable irregularies in your pottery. The other great thing is that you can make lovely pots with little or no actual equipment. All you need is your hands and some clay. If you'd like to try making some hand built pottery, check out my step by step guide on 4 of the easiest techniques.
Working with hard slabs of clay can enable you to make amazing sculptural pieces of pottery. They can be small or large, but either way, you have lots of scope for creative and individual design. Why not check out my article with tips on how to make your own pottery using hard slab construction techniques.
Making a template for a conical shaped slab pottery mug can be tricky if you are doing it free hand. However, there are 3 very easy ways to make a perfect shaped template to make a conical shaped slab pottery mug. Why not check out this step by step article with pictures and a video for a complete guide on making a cone shaped slab mug.