Royce Ceramic Workshops

 Clay Handling Techniques

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Hand-Building

 

PINCH

Pinch pots are created by using your hands to pinch and shape the clay.

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COIL

 Coil pots are created by pressing coils of clay together vertically.

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SLAB

 Slab pots are made by rolling clay to an even thickness and then cutting and joining them together.


 

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Wheel-Throwing

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Wheel-thrown pots are made by placing clay on a spinning disk and forcing the clay upward in order to form even walls.