Just a friendly update from my studio and a kiln unloading. This is my first time experimenting with cone 5 Amaco Potters Choice Glazes. I mixed them with the Mayco Jungle Gems glazes that I had on Laguna BMix Cone 5 clay and fired them to cone 5. I was really please with the results. … Continue reading Layering Melty Ceramic Glaze Combos Kiln Opening
Please enjoy this relaxing video showing the whole process of making a handmade ceramic Samurai mug with a katana sword handle. https://youtu.be/VwZ6hzQq8kQ -Please make sure to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/hardshellslimysnail -Also, check out my website to see what goodies I have for sell: https://hard-shell-slimy-snail-productions.square.site -If you happen to have $2 to spare please stop by my Patreon … Continue reading Samurai Mug Video
In this video I unbox my first DiamondCore L1, L2, L3 sgraffito stylus tools. I try them out doing sgraffito on greenware tiles and a pot. https://youtu.be/dROLN5jICNo -Please make sure to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/hardshellslimysnail -Also, check out my website to see what goodies I have for sell: https://hard-shell-slimy-snail-productions.square.site -If you happen to have $2 to spare … Continue reading DiamondCore Unboxing L1, L2, L3 Sgraffito Demo
In this video I will introduce you to my new Skutt KM 822-3 Electric Ceramic Kiln! I am so excited it is finally here. I will unbox my new kiln and walk through the step by step process of setting it up with the new KMT Touchscreen. https://youtu.be/WQsxApLJXjU -Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube … Continue reading How to set up new Skutt Kiln & KMT Touchscreen – UNBOXING- SETUP & DEMO
In this video I will introduce you to Brian my new Shimpo Nidec Slab Roller! I am so excided he is finally here. I will share his long journey to arrive in my studio, which reminded me of Brian Robson and his long journey home. I will also show how to make ceramic tiles using … Continue reading Shimpo Nidec Slab Roller Tile Making Demonstration
In this video I unbox my first DiamondCore PF1 carving tool. I have always used the Kemper Clean Up tool for carving and I wanted to compare to see which one is better. There is a steep price difference between DiamondCore and Kemper, is the extra cost worth it? Watch the video to find out … Continue reading DiamondCore Unboxing PF1 Vs. Kemper Clay Carving Tools
I have been using my potters wheel consistently for over a year now, I have worked my way up to throwing 10 pounds. It started out very exciting, but due to a rookie move it has ended in disaster! Check out my epic fail as I learn more about ceramics and using a kiln. https://youtu.be/hsLC1OVGwc8
The first YouTube Subscriber to guess the song name and artist and write it in the comments will win the handmade ceramic planter that I made in this video. Watch the video in awkward silence as I have fun making a pot and singing my little heart out! If no one guesses the song in … Continue reading Read my lips Challenge – Ceramic Giveaway
Athena Mariah LaRue will give a recap of relearning ceramics while Sheltering In Place durning the Coronavirus Pandemic. https://youtu.be/M7iK0gh7ziI *Be sure to send me your Beer Labels to: Hard Shell Slimy SnailPO Box 576053Modesto, CA 95355USA *If you would like to check out the Ceramics Monthly Magazine I'm featured in Dec. 2020 - Feb. 2021 … Continue reading New Video: 10 Month Quarantine – Episode 2 – Filling Time with Clay!
To celebrate his 700th episode Paul Blais has invited his fans to submit audio recordings talking about their "Small Victories". I have been a big fan of his show and listen to it while I work with clay every week. It was a real privilege to be a part of his special show. Be sure … Continue reading I’m featured in The Potters Cast Podcast!