Penguin Foot Pottery’s Raku firing!
A potter’s work surface is an important part of their work. Having a strong durable surface to work on can make a huge difference in the type of work they create. For the studio, I [...]
We are changing things up in the studio and looking for some new art to display and sell on our walls. If you’re interested in exhibiting at Penguin Foot Pottery please submit a CV as [...]
A natural progression of any art, once your skills are refined, is seeing how BIG you can go. This is particularly true in ceramics. Larger is not necessarily better, but often a great way to [...]
The potter’s toolbox is vast. It’s compiled of a dozen or so very common tools: wooden ribs, sponges, knives, needles, an array of kitchen utensils and so on. These tools are often expensive and wear [...]
This video is about how to throw a plate. There are three main things to focus on when creating a plate; leaving the base thick, compressing the clay and condensing the rim. It is important [...]
This video talks about how to throw a square cup. When making a square cup you’re not actually throwing the cup square but rather making a round cup and altering it after it’s been thrown. [...]
This video talks about creating larger forms on the wheel. Larger forms can be quite daunting if you haven’t tried them before. They can also be quite the challenge if you have! The most difficult [...]