making bisque molds – 5.19.2022

In my small ceramics studio, I use a variety of homemade bisque molds to make some of my ceramic forms. Bisque (also referred to as biscuit) molds are clay forms I fire to about 1915 degrees, or cone 04. I wrote about how I use the bisque molds here. In this post, I'll explain how … Continue reading making bisque molds – 5.19.2022

slip trails 3.6.2016

Trying my hand at slip trailing lately. "Slip" is watered-down clay, and can be used in a variety of ways. In this case, it's watered down, yet thick enough to hold a "line" when I "trail" that line on the surface of a pot. It's kinda like cake decorating! I also used a thinner black … Continue reading slip trails 3.6.2016