THE GLAZE RECIPE YOU ALL WANTED + Salty potter

Last week i had an interesting talk with some Facebook ceramicists in order to clear up the question. Is it safe the put oxides and carbonates ( usually stuff your glaze that gives it color) in your glaze? COMMENT DOWN BELOW ____________________________ THE GREEN BLACK GLAZE RECIPE and remember to always test your glaze 😉 […]

Tips AND tricks for GLAZING

Glazing time for school is coming up soon. here are some helpful tips on how to glaze your work in beginning wheel thrown ceramics. * Also congratulations to the winner of both art contests (youtube and patreon) Debra Lilly; she has won two handmade items from me. * thank you to my Patreon supporters who […]

*Channel update #3* NEW intro/NEW Camera/ and State Fair 2018

This one is a simple channel update along with a quick vlog about my time at the fair. there are some important things we talked about, namely; new camera, new intro, pottery memes, and annoying dad jokes. p.o box info :293883 zip : 95829 sacramento, name: Donte the potter – Music by: *Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics […]

How to Make a Jar (cut off lid)

This lid type is for those who simply dislike throwing a lid separately from the form. only problem is you gotta know how to throw an enclosed form first 😉 P.S, you should see this video https://youtu.be/zLcQs3yWP9E before watching this one Po. Box : 293883 Zip : 95829, Sacramento Name: Donte the potter – Music […]

Throwing Small bottle neck egg shape

This one is a simple throwing video, forgive the ending… i was feeling saucy that day 🙂 no Talking. just throwing clay. Po. Box : 293883 Zip : 95829, Sacramento Name: Donte the potter – Music by : Floppy Circus ” you my love no” NCS Casey Neistat vlog music * Want to see some […]

Meet the artist lindsey M. Dillon

This video is the first of a new series on earth nation called ” Meet The Artist” i bet you have seen her in other videos of mine but you haven’t met her yet. well now is your chance. she is a close art friend of mine and one of the best sculptors i have […]

How to Throw a CHUCK on the wheel

In the last episode we learned how to use a Chuck to trim those tiny mouthed pieces that don’t have large enough tops to trim. this episode will show you how to make a chuck by yourself so you can keep one for every type of pot you have. remember, their are many different typed […]

Beginners guide to throwing a plate on the Wheel

#ceramic #plate #pottery This is a very basic explanation of how to throw a plate 🙂 hope is helps. music by : non copyright sound – wanna send me food and make me fatter? p.o box : 4540 florin road # E 138 Sacramento zip:95823 name: Donte the potter * Want to see some of […]

Beginners guide to taking pottery off the wheel

There are many ways to take your ceramic art off of the wheel. this is the first way I learned and its always served me well, j hope it helps you too 🙂 remember your trying to drag water under the pot itself. Music by : Dreams – Joakim Karud No Copyright Free Music Chill […]

Slow Drying your pottery (wrap it up)

I get at least one message per week asking how students can slow down the drying process of their thrown pottery, it’s fairly simple, all you have to do is wrap it up and make sure that no air gets inside but the Dry time depends mostly on the moisture and humidity of the surrounding […]

Beginner’s guide to Throwing with a Bat.

Once you get out of making bowls and cups, you will start to make larger or even super flat things that will be hard to take OFF the wheel head without morphing them. because of this you will probably need a throwing bat. there are many different types of throwing bats but most need bat […]