The Finishing Touches
Adding small "finishing touches" to your piece are an essential part of creating pottery that is not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. They can take a piece from ordinary to extraordinary, adding visual interest and texture to an otherwise plain surface.
Small details, such as adding a lip or a foot to a vessel, can make a big difference in the overall look of the piece but they can also serve a functional purpose, such as making a piece easier to hold or pour. Artistic patterns and designs can be applied using a variety of techniques, including carving, painting, or applying slip, and can add depth and dimension to the surface of your pottery.
These finishing touches are what make pottery unique and distinguish it from mass-produced pieces. By adding your personal touch, you're creating something that's not only beautiful but also one-of-a-kind.