One of the easiest forms of ceramics to create is a bowl. It takes an experienced artist only a few minutes to make the basic shape out of clay on a pottery wheel. The size and shape of the bowl may vary, but a basic bowl is round and can...

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Throwing clay pots on a wheel is where many pottery and ceramic artists began learning their art. Making cookie jars and clay canister sets was an easy way to learn how to make different sizes of pots with the same form. It was an exercise that many learned. Decorating these...

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Cookie jars and canister sets made using slip glazes tend to be monochrome in color. Neutral tones for walls, floors and cabinets are now used when decorating modern kitchens. Color in the kitchen is expected to come from items on the shelves and counters. The older, rustic look of pottery...

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