I've been going to pottery classes where I do handbuilding only - I don't have any inclination to use the wheel but the others are really good at it and making some lovely things.
It's not as easy as it looks!! I brought home my first pieces which have been fired and I had put some stain on and they were fired again and I wasn't very happy with them probably because they were dark clay colour. So I thought why not paint them?? And I did and they're transformed and now I'm pleased with what I've made.
Here they are: