About Pottery Design and Creation

Written by News Channel 2 on October 7th, 2013. Posted in A pottery wheel, Paragon kiln, Skutt


A ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic solid prepared by the action of heat and subsequent cooling. Through the use of electric kilns and a pottery wheel, anyone can create pottery. One who wants to create pottery much have ceramic supplies and know how to make pottery.

In all cases of pottery making, the object of firing the materials is to harden the wares, and the firing regime must be appropriate to the materials used to make them. Typically, earthenwares are fired at temperatures of about 1,000 degrees Celsius to 1,200 degrees Celsius.

The earliest forms of pottery were made from clays that were fired at low temperatures, either in pit fires or open bonfires. Today, there are a variety of different kilns that allow peop