Redman, Josh; Niño, Carol Ray
September 2011
Ceramic Review;Sep/Oct2011, Issue 251, p72
The article provides tips and information for potters on how to make textured and carved rollers for ceramics out of raw clay, how to avoid molding clay and how to texture clay by painting the negative of a design onto a leatherhard surface of smooth clay.


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