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Pottery for beginners. The basics: handbuilding.

posted on October 1st 2019 in Arts & pottery with 0 Comments

A clay stained hand of a potter engaging in a craft work of pottery or molding

As you may have heard, there are two main ways of working with clay. One is the great wheel-throwing technique (you can read my article for a step-by-step guide on how to wheel throw for beginners); but maybe more accessible to the wider public because it doesn’t require from any big investment is handbuilding. We will discover together in this article what handbuilding is, what tools are you likely to need, and some tricks to give your pieces a good finish.

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