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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
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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 : 54. 54 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.

Surface Design For Ceramics

Author : Maureen Mills
ISBN : 9781579908447
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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.

Making Pottery You Can Use

Author : Jacqui Atkin
ISBN : 0764168738
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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.

Slab Techniques

Author : Ian Marsh
ISBN : 9781408110072
Genre : Art
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A practical handbook exporing the possibilities of ceramic work using slabs.

Thrown Pottery Techniques Revealed

Author : Mary Chappelhow
ISBN : 087349346X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Offers step-by-step instructions on thrown pottery with tips on cylinder problems, lifting the wall, and coning up.

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
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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"--

Clay

Author : Vince Pitelka
ISBN : 1574983326
Genre : Art
File Size : 36. 89 MB
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"Every day, ceramic artists encounter techniques, processes, materials, problems, and more that leave them with questions such as: How? Why? Where? Clay: A Studio Handbook answers those questions with authoritative, comprehensive coverage of topics ranging from studio safety, finding, making, and improvising tools and equipment, firing processes and theory, and much more. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in ceramics, Pitelka has created the most practical, all-inclusive studio handbook for students, studio artists, educators, and all those interested in the art of clay. Ten chapters, addressing the full range of ceramic processes, bring a lifetime of ceramic knowledge directly into the hands of potters. Written with concern for safe and efficient studio operation, diligent attention is paid to safety practices. A thorough table of contents, glossary, and index make finding answers quick and convenient. Numerous step-by-step illustrations guide readers through the many techniques."--Publisher's description.

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