Pottery For Beginners

If you are interested in learning pottery, then you have come to the right place. Regardless if you just want to take a class for fun, or if you want to take pottery more serious.

On this page you will find all our articles for new potters that will help you get started.

Pottery Basics

Every beginner should start by learning the fundamentals of pottery. You need to have a general idea of all the steps required to turn a lump of clay into a pot.

Moreover, there are different types of pottery. Each with their own techniques and challenges.

Here is a list of our articles explaining the basics and answering some frequently asked questions:

Pottery Supplies & Equipment

Now that you have some of the basics down, it’s time to gear up!

If you are signing up for a pottery class, most materials are normally included. But if you are a home potter, you’ll have to invest in some of the essentials.

A pottery wheel and kiln are one time purchases that can cost a big chunk of money. Buying secondhand or using a communal pottery studio could be good alternatives if you can’t afford to buy new ones.

Here are a few buying guides that will help you choose carefully:

Fun & Creative Pottery Ideas

Every pottery should begin by learning how to throw a simple cup and plate. But once you mastered the basics, you’ll quickly want to try some more exciting projects.

Here is a list of all our pottery ideas:

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