coil pots

the history of coil pots

Historical Coil Pots – A History of Coil Pots Over the Years

Making pottery pre-dates the invention of the pottery wheel by many thousands of years.  One of the most extensively used methods for making early pottery was the coiling technique.  Early historical coil pots have been found across the globe.  Many of the techniques currently used to make coil pots date back to pre-historical times.  This…

famous coil pottery artists

Famous Coil Pottery Artists – 18 Different Ways of Coiling

Coil pottery is a diverse technique that has been adapted to suit the styles of a wide range of ceramic artists.  This article takes a look at some famous coil pottery artists and their own individual way of hand-building pottery.  You will see that the methods used and the ceramics produced vary widely between each…

easy coil pots

Easy Coil Pots – 3 Ways to Make Simple Coil Pots

This article is a step-by-step guide on how to make easy coil pots.  The basic coil pottery technique is versatile.  Once you have got the hang of coiling you use these skills to make all sorts of hand-built pottery.  However simple coil pots can in themselves look great, especially if they are well made.  So,…

how to make coil pots

How to Make Coil Pots – 5 Great Coil Pottery Techniques

Coil pottery is a great way to hand-build pots.  You can make lovely, strong pots with character and individuality using simple coiling methods.  This article is a step-by-step guide on how to make coil pots.  I will look at 5 different coil pottery techniques so you can experiment and decide which one you enjoy most. …

make a clay coil

How to Roll a Clay Coil – 12 Tips for Making Perfect Coils

The first step in making coil pottery is learning how to roll a clay coil.  This might sound simple, and of course, in some ways, it is.  But, it is also a bit of a skill.  When I started making coil pots, I was surprised by how tricky it can be to roll a clay…