I had several people asking me how I create porcelain vessels over a balloon. Some potters create these vessels with slip, some create them and it leaves thick patches. In this video, I show you how I create them to where they are perfectly smooth. It can be used for sculptural, as well as functional work.
How to put a foot rim on a balloon bowl
Once the bowl is removed from the balloon, the placement of a foot rim can be marked out and a coil, pinched or wheel thrown rim can be placed on the bowl. This can be a small foot rim or a tall pedestal. Click the button below to see and read more about foot rims
Below are links to some of the online workshops that Antoinette Badenhorst presents. Click on the button to go to the content and registration page.
How to throw a slab of clay.
A slab of clay can be easy to make, but potters are not always successful, because they do not always follow the rules. Click the button below to see and read more about making slabs.
Can balloon bowls be functional and used for dinnerware?
It all depends on what you do and how you want to present it. Click on the link below to learn more about the hand building dinnerware e course.
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Antoinette Badenhorst is a ceramic artist working with porcelain clay. She teaches potters all over the world in hands-on and online workshops. Antoinette is the author of many articles, blogs posts and the author of "Working with Porcelain"