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clay tools

Clay tools are an integral part of every ceramic artist’s thoughts. We see everything from the perspective of, “What might that do to a piece of clay?” HandbuildersMonthly presents a compilation of useful tools and studio helps forged from found objects. Read more…

clay carving tool

Last year, I learned in our ceramics studio at McHenry County College, how to make and forge a clay carving tool. This clay carving tool can be any size, shape, or angle that pleases you. It’s a satisfying process to make the tool. Read more…

clay skills

We all have different clay skills levels. Some days, we feel more skilled than others, it’s true. Any artist can use skill perfecting projects. So  we’ve gathered four cool exercises to help you refine various clay and ceramic work skills and techniques. Read more…