Master potter Simon Leach is so good at what he does because he follows his own advice: practice, practice, practice! In this tutorial by Simon Leach, you'll watch Leach as he throws and sculpts a very pretty textured tea bowl. Using his fingers to help mold the tall form, Leach skillfully applies a lower rim and then adds a criss cross pattern by slapping a textured mold onto the pot's side.
If you're interested in seeing how to make a textured tea bowl like a professional, then take a gander at this video. Simon goes slowly through each step of the process, and the pleasant music in the background will help you relax as you mold!