Many people spend a great deal of time and effort to find just the right pieces of art for their home or office. It is occasionally evident that the right piece has not yet been created. If this is the case, it may be easiest to select pottery that fits...

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When a pottery piece is created by hand or on a wheel, the surface is generally smooth. The artist can leave it that way, or they can paint it with various stains and paints made specifically for pottery. If they are interested in having a piece with more character, introducing...

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The modern world has mass produced nearly everything. Fortunately, there is still room for individual expression and creativity. This especially applies to works of art. Not every artist can create what their buyers need without input. Fortunately, many artists are willing to work with buyers to create the item they...

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Creating beautiful objects with clay has always been a wonderful way to spend a few hours. Many people think of round objects when they think about pottery. After all, that's why potter's wheels were invented. There is no better way to create the perfect round shape than using a wheel....

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Some people just prefer to do it themselves. They see something and want it, but they'd rather make it than buy it. This is the way many people have begun to learn a skill or craft. Pottery is one of those skills where making it only adds to the value of a piece. Learning how to make pottery for the home is a wonderful way to extend skills and create at the same time. It offers the opportunity to master a series of skills without a great deal of pressure. Pottery skills can be learned step-by-step and starting over is always acceptable.