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Potter's Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for Both Beginner and Advanced Potters

Potter's Bible

An Essential Illustrated Reference for Both Beginner and Advanced Potters

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ISBN10: 0785821430 ISBN13: 9780785821434 Contributors: Scott, Marilyn (Unknown) Publisher: Chartwell Books Published: Sep 30 2006 Pages: 192 Weight: 1.10lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 6.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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An essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters, The Potter's Bible features step-by-step photographic sequences to guide you through a comprehensive range of techniques.

Begin making beautiful ceramics, even if you've never attempted pottery before, following detailed information about:
  • Essential tools and studio equipment
  • Different types and constituencies of clay - including earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, and raku
  • Forming methods - including pinching, coiling, slabbing, press molding, throwing, and trimming
  • Adding texture and patterns - with techniques such as sgraffito, stamping, inlaying, and burnishing
  • Painting and printing - using slip, banding and combing, resists, and underglazes
  • Glazes and post-firing techniques - including salt and soda glazes, lusters, and metal leaf
  • Essential technical resources - such as glaze recipes, types of kilns and firings, and health and safety tips

This 192-page hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5 × 8 inches, a perfect size for you to keep handy and reference often. A glossary at the back defines important terms.

With its combination of practical advice, exciting images, and inspirational ideas, this book is a must-have for all potters at any stage of their career.
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