Successful throwing on the wheel starts with centering the clay
Antoinette demonstrates what to do when you are left handed or right handed. She explains her "wave" method of centering and shows how to use the body to make centering and wheel throwing easier.
Wedging clay using the bull's head of Ram's head method or technique
Spiral wedging technique by David Voorhees
Spiral wedging is very handy when you have to wedge big chuncks of clay.
How to prevent the forming of an s-crack in the bottom of the pot
Lack of compacting of the bottom is one of the biggest reasons for S-cracks in pottery.
Trimming tips for porcelain by Antoinette
Using the right trimming tools at the right drying stage makes trimming an easy job.
Pottery can be fun and stimulating for kids
10 Year old pottery teacher showing her 6 year old sister how to throw clay on the pottery wheel. The patience of the teacher and hard-headed attitude of the student is amazing. Both of these girls are working in the porcelain studio of ceramic artist Antoinette Badenhorst in Saltillo Mississippi.
How to make a plaster wheel bat system
Antoinette Badenhorst and David Voorhees, both teachers and professional artists at TeachinArt show potters how to make their own plaster bat on the potter's wheel.