250 tips techniques and trade secrets for potters

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250 Tips Techniques And Trade Secrets For Potters

Author : Jacqui Atkin
ISBN : 9781408110188
Genre : Pottery
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Both amateur and professional potters constantly seek timesaving tips, trade secrets, and new technical knowledge--which makes this handsomely illustrated book exactly what they are looking for. Atkin describes the full range of available clays, necessary tools and equipment, and easy-to-follow directions for fashioning pottery.

Two Hundred Fifty Tips Techniques And Trade Secrets For Potters

Author : Jacqui Atkin
ISBN : 0764141163
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 45. 81 MB
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Offers tips for saving time and money when making pottery, ideas for creative touches to add to a piece, and step-by-step instructions with photographs that demonstrate different techniques.

Potter S Bible

Author : Marylin Scott
ISBN : 9780785821434
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 40. 46 MB
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The Potter's Bible is a must-have guide for beginners and advanced potters with descriptions of the equipment and materials of the craft.

Making Pottery You Can Use

Author : Jacqui Atkin
ISBN : 0764168738
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 71. 35 MB
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Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you! Everyone who owns a beloved mug that has just the right handle, an agreeably "deep" cereal bowl, or a plate that fits perfectly in the dishwasher knows that once you've found these pieces, you wish you had more of them. In Making Pottery You Can Use, you'll learn how to create the pieces that will work best for you. Each element of the creative process is explained, including: Deciding the function of the item Working out proportions and making basic drawings Choosing the right clay and tools Design decisions, techniques to consider, variations to contemplate Picking the best method: throwing, slabbing, or coiling Choosing food-safe glazes, and more Successful teacher, designer, and author Jacqui Atkin explains how to throw and hand-build pieces that are beautiful and practical, from plates, cups, and saucers to casserole dishes, pitchers, and tureens. Get started today and you'll have pieces that marry beauty, form, and function, and are perfect for all of your needs.

Surface Design For Ceramics

Author : Maureen Mills
ISBN : 9781579908447
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 65. 3 MB
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This studio reference captures all the popular techniques available for embellishing clay, as well as a wealth of practical information and detailed images that lead readers through every phase of the design and decorating process.

Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed

Author : Jacqui Atkin
ISBN : 1438001991
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 36. 14 MB
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Provides instruction on creating handbuilt bowls, decorations, and containers.

Pottery Form

Author : Daniel Rhodes
ISBN : 9780486475905
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 52. 80 MB
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A master ceramist and internationally known teacher offers practical information about pottery making as well as insights into the craft's meaning, history, and spirit. Featuring more than 170 photographs, this volume describes and depicts basic forms and their creation using the potter's wheel as well as by modeling, coiling, and slab building.

Wheel Thrown Pottery

Author : Bill Van Gilder
ISBN : 1579908551
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 70. 1 MB
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Anyone who has ever imagined plunging bare hands into cool, moist clay and shaping it into a vase, platter, or tile can now experience the pleasure of pottery. Lifelong potter Bill van Gilder has a bounty of time-tested advice on all the basics, and a plethora of fantastic techniques. That means novices will enjoy the advantages of a master teacher guiding them through each stage of the process--while intermediates will eagerly soak up every new idea he has to offer. With van Gilder’s help, beginners can try hand building, and progress onto the fundamentals of wheel-throwing. They’ll get expert tips on shaping spouts, handles and feet; adding texture, color, and luster; and combining techniques to create a variety of attractive projects. A production potter for more than 30 years, Bill van Gilder, host of DIY Network’s Throwing Clay, has traveled around the world to learn, teach, and exhibit his craft. He is a regular contributor to Clay Times magazine, and is on the faculty of The Art League School in Alexandria, Virginia. In 2000, he founded the Frederick Pottery School in Maryland.

Pottery Basics

Author : Jacqui Atkin
ISBN : 0713673389
Genre : Pottery
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This book is a basic introduction to pottery. It covers everything the beginner needs to know to start making beautiful ceramics. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructionsguide you through the techniques for making, decorating, and firing pottery and twelve simple projects allow you to put your skills into practice. Chapters include an introduction to types of clay, basic modelling methods such as throwing, pinching, coiling and turning. Key techniques are taught for biscuit and glaze firing. Each progressive project develops a new skill, and then teaches you how to add texture and decorate your vessels using inlays, slips, sgraffito, feathering, burnishing and resist techniques.

Mastering The Potter S Wheel

Author : Ben Carter
ISBN : 9780760349755
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32. 47 MB
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"A book of advances wheel techniques and inspiration for potters who have basic skills but would like to learn more about throwing large forms, lids, handles, darting, and more"--

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