Clay and Glaze 101

The Basics of Clay


Before beginning to work with clay, it helps to have a basic understanding of its properties, the types of clay available, and the basic techniques of forming it.

The tabs above will lay the groundwork for your long and enjoyable attachment to this great hobby. 

In this section we will explore every aspect of clay from where it is found to how it is fired. Once you have a understanding of the basics, go down to your local clay supply, buy a bag and start experimenting. The possibilities are limitless and the greatest discoveries are the ones that happen in your own studio.

There are many books and videos available that can help you on your journey of discovery however the fastest path to advancement is through hands on education. Search our database of classes and sign up for a clay class in your area today.