Easy Techniques and Over 25 Great Projects
ISBN10: 1843404826 ISBN13: 9781843404828 Publisher: Collins & Brown Published: Feb 3 2009 Pages: 160 Weight: 1.70lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 9.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Part how-to guide, part historical reference, and part illustrated idea book, this is the definitive potter's companion. It covers the basics, such as coil building and slab construction, and features accompanying photos to help newcomers build a strong technical foundation. Then it provides dozens of advanced techniques that experienced potters will want to add to their repertoire, including mold-making and creative throwing practices. Also featured is a fascinating history of pottery, as well as a reference guide to the many types of clays and kilns.