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The Potter's Bible

An Essential Illustrated Reference for both Beginner and Advanced Potters

September 8, 2006 | Spiral bound
ISBN: 9780785821434
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Description

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.

About this Author

Marilyn Scott is a professional artist who works across a wide range of media. She studied painting at the Guildford School of Art and the Royal Academy of Painting in London. She is a respected practical art author.

ISBN: 9780785821434
Format: Spiral bound
Series: Artist/Craft Bible
Pages: 192
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Published: 2006-09-08

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