Tag: Pottery

The Best Pottery Wheels for Young Artists – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. Does your kid love clay? Consider purchasing them their own at-home pottery studio. Designed for small hands and equipped with a low-power motor, kid-friendly pottery wheels can help stimulate your young one’s imagination while providing them with hands-on experience with making, shaping, and ...

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Best Pottery Wheels for Adults – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. Pottery wheels are essential if you’re looking to create a piece that has a consistent, rounded shape. Be it a mug, a vase, a plate, or something more abstract, the spinning wheel allows you to make a symmetrical piece of pottery without fuss. ...

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The Best Steel Scrapers for Pottery – ARTnews.com

Chop, trim, smooth, and finish your pottery with a steel scraper. An essential tool for any ceramicist—recreational or professional, beginner or advanced—a scraper, also called a rib, is a versatile implement that’s ideal for texturing, shaping, and refining. Choose a one with a serrated edge to add interest to your surfaces or get pesky clay residue off your wheel, or pick one with a ...

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The art of pottery | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy photo Al Hanson, local potter and retired Bay College instructor, is shown giving wheel-throwing tips to a student in a past wheel-throwing, Raku class. The Bonifas Arts Center is offering a hand-building, wheel-throwing and Raku pottery class in September and October. For more news about activities at the arts center, go to the Lively Arts page on page 4B of ...

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Pottery projects take shape at Parkersburg Art Center | News, Sports, Jobs

Vance Hewitt, who was working the Raku Kiln, unloaded pottery and placed it at a station for an organic material to be applied. According to Hewitt, the organic materials would bring out different lines and colors in the pottery. They used things like woodchips, feathers and horse hair. (Photo by Madeline Scarborough) Ken Pearce provided blacksmithing demonstrations in the Parkersburg Art Center Parking lot ...

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Middle schoolers get pottery, dance, theater experience with Arts Encounter | News, Sports, Jobs

Photos by Tyler Bennett Edison Middle School students Jaiden Vargas, left, and Chloe Daggett paint as part of the Artsbridge Arts Encounter program at Edison Middle School on Thursday. PARKERSBURG — Unable to visit the Actors Guild of Parkersburg and the Parkersburg Art Center as in years past, Artsbridge brought those activities to the schools with the Arts Encounter program coming ...

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