Art teachers fall in a variety of places on the clay spectrum. Some love it while others despise it. Some are experts while others are still learning! Whether you are a novice or a virtuoso, you might learn something new from our clay tips gathered below! Be sure to leave YOUR best tips and tricks in the comments at the bottom of the page!
Storage and Organization
Glazing, Finishing, and Techniques
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Of course, our clay tips don’t stop here! We have two other exciting ways to further your clay knowledge. First, be sure to sign up for the 2016 Online Winter Conference to hear from clay guru, John Post. His presentation “Taking the Mystery Out of Glazing” will teach you everything you need to know for getting great glazing results every time. Plus, you’ll walk away with the ability to order the right glazes for your classroom and troubleshoot problems. You don’t want to miss it!
In addition, we’ve just launched a brand new class, Studio: Ceramics. The class is a great way to add to your ceramics knowledge base all while learning the best and most engaging ways to use that knowledge in your classroom. Learn all about it right here.
What tips do you have for storage and organization of clay materials?
What’s your favorite clay lesson to teach?
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