Ceramics and Pottery Classes

Written by Channel 8 Cleveland on July 26th, 2013. Posted in A pottery wheel, Electric kiln, Pottery wheel for sale

Pottery glazes

Many people take classes in ceramics or pottery making. Pottery is made from clay. The clay is formed into objects of specified shapes and then heating them to high temperatures in an oven which is called a kiln. Heating the clay in the pottery kiln removes the water from the clay, and increases the strength of the object as it hardens and the shape becomes set.

There are shops and other places where classes are taught, and pottery wheel supplies are available for student use. For more advanced students, or people who are interested in pottery making as a business, there is equipment available for purchase. There are pottery wheel supplies, pottery clays, pottery glazes and