Does Your Clay Have Mold?

Most types of mold growth in moist clay can increase plasticity because it augments the binding action and attraction of clay platelets. Enhancing the film of water between clay platelets with mold will increase the clay-to-clay attraction. One recipe to encourage...
The Kiln | Essential Equipment For Pottery

The Kiln | Essential Equipment For Pottery

THE KILN In pottery, the most important tool of all is the kiln. A kiln uses heat to transform soft, malleable clay into a permanent rock-like state. There are many types of kilns; some use combustion for heat – such as gas, oil, or wood – and others use...
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