Behind the scenes

  • Throwing is the process of manipulating and shaping clay on a pottery wheel to create a form

  • Hand building is the process of creating forms by hand and simple tools

  • Altering is a technique of reshaping a wheel thrown form to alter it from it’s original shape

  • Carving is a technique to add design, texture and dimension to a form 

  • Burnishing is a technique in which the surface of the form is polished before firing