Many of us have likely watched television series about pottery and hoped to take clay craft up as a result, but is it really achievable? Unless you have access to an expensive kiln and adequate drying space, perhaps not. But the thing is, pottery doesn’t have to be unachievable — air drying clay is the ultimate crafting hack. This versatile modelling material can produce a professional-style finish — just like kiln-fired pieces — but it cuts out the intense firing process. As its name so thoughtfully suggests, this type of clay simply dries out when exposed to the air!