Ceramics is an ancient art. Many cultures have crafted clay into functional forms and beautiful pieces of art. We explore each culture’s history with clay and the techniques you need to know to create your own pieces.


What is raku pottery?

Kristen Fern

Did you see the episode of The Great Pottery Throw Down where they did raku pottery? Yeah, I loved that ...


5 ceramic museums you need to visit if you’re a pottery nerd

Kristen Fern

You’ve been looking at ceramic art online for the last few hours – it’s time to get out in the ...


How the Ancient Greeks made black-figure pottery

Kristen Fern

When I look at the centuries of ceramic works that are still holding together, I’m amazed. And I’m further amazed ...


A Guide To Japanese Pottery

Kristen Fern

Japanese culture and Japanese pottery are two things deeply intertwined. Japan’s cultural and political moments have been marked by ceramic ...