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The Complete Guide to Throwing Your First Pot on the Potter's Wheel [Download]

Dec 25, 2017 11:01:07 AM / by Connor Barley posted in Pottery, Potter's Wheel, Throwing, Ceramics

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Making pottery takes plenty of patience and perseverance. It might get a little bit frustrating from time to time, but just stick with it! I have had days where I can't even center the clay, let alone make a vase or a bowl. For the vast majority of you, you will be following along on your own at a studio, and almost all of the equipment listed will be included with your payment to the art studio that you choose.

The purpose of this guide is to help you along your way without the need for a personal instructor since using studio space tends to be much cheaper than taking classes that are offered in those studios.

That being said, lets jump right in with the setup and required materials so we can get started on making beautiful art!

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The Top 3 Best Potter's Wheels

Jun 21, 2017 1:44:54 PM / by Connor Barley posted in Ceramics Equipment

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Every experienced potter knows the frustration of a bad wheel, especially when you are paying the studio your hard-earned cash to use their space! Bad potter's wheels are a sweeping epidemic around the globe and it has to stop. I put together a list of the top 3 best wheels that studios can most definitely afford with the amount of cash that you pay them to work there.

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