Monthly Archives: December 2020

Why I Do What I Do: The Steps in making a piece of pottery

I put a slip trialed decoration on some of the pieces that I make. Slip trailing is done while the pottery is still moist because otherwise, the slip will not adhere to the piece. The slip I use is a watered-down porcelain clay. I use a porcelain body because it fires very white and is a good contrast to the clay body that I work with.