Carving or Incising on Ceramics - The pot has to be leather hard for cutting cleanly. The design could be drawn on the clay surface with a pencil lightly as a guide. However, some crafters prefer to carve on a dried pot in order to achieve finer details. A mask should be worn as working on a dried pot to minimize dust inhalation.
Disclaimer: The methods we share may not be the best option, so please be responsible for your own safety. Always follow your studio guidelines and safety instructions. If any doubt, don’t do it.