Pottery for Beginners

We’re shaping new hobbies, one clay piece at a time. Whether you’re a total newbie or just brushing up, we’ve got the tips, tricks, and tutorials to jumpstart your journey. Let’s create something awesome!

We write about and play with clay.

Personal stories straight from the studio

Embrace the beginner mindset—every lump of clay teaches us something new! We’re inviting you on our pottery journey, and we’ll share our a-ha moments, practical tutorials, and essential tools along the way. Let’s get crafting!

Pottery 101

Wondering what terms like “bisque” mean? This one’s for you—explore our beginner guides!

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Equip your toolkit with everything you need to run your pieces from beginner to pro.

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Hand Building

Shape, mold, and create with your hands & imagination. It’s a perfect place to start your journey!

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Wheel Throwing

Spin clay into stunning forms. Get tips, techniques & inspiration for your next piece.

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About Us

We’re a bunch of clay enthusiasts, each at different stages of our pottery adventures. We know first hand that pottery can be a bit overwhelming, with a seemingly steep learning curve and price tag. That’s why we’ve banded together to make pottery less daunting, and more doable.

Pottery beginners is here to share the best tips, tools, and ideas we’ve gathered along the way, and to help you start making right from your kitchen table. Whether you’re dipping your toes in or ready to make pottery your next passion, we’ve got your back! 

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