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Potter s Bible

Potter s Bible Author Marylin Scott
ISBN-10 9780785821434
Release 2006-09-08
Pages 192
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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.

The potter s bible

The potter s bible Author Marylin Scott
ISBN-10 0713687681
Release 2007
Pages 192
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This is a highly illustrated reference for beginner potters, covering all the basics they would need to do a wide range of ceramics. The book is filled with step-by-step photographic sequences which take the reader through all the basic shaping, firing and decorating techniques they would need to know. The book is in the useful wiro binding format so that the book can be laid flat so that readers can follow the sequences while making their work.

Potter s Bible

Potter s Bible Author Marylin Scott
ISBN-10 9781610583732
Release 2006-09-08
Pages 192
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DIVAn essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters, these photographic sequences guide you through a comprehensive range of shaping, firing and decorating techniques, so you can begin making wonderful ceramics even if you've never attempted pottery before. Learn about essential tools and equipment, different types and constituencies of clay, methods of production and much more. Includes dozens of ideas for creating textured surface effects and decorations./div

The Potter s Complete Studio Handbook

The Potter s Complete Studio Handbook Author Jeff Zamek
ISBN-10 1592537464
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 320
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Pottery making and wheel throwing is a timeless craft, perfect for beginner crafters and artisans who don't mind getting their hands dirty. The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook is the perfect guide for all levels to enjoy and master the art of pottery. The book is a compilation of the best features from The Potter's Studio Handbook and The Potter's Studio Clay and Glaze Handbook, bringing the best of hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques together with comprehensive instruction for clays and glazes. Inside, you'll find: —expert tips and tricks for selecting and preparing your clay, constructing slab projects, throwing and centering clay on the wheel, firing your project to perfection —16 beautiful and functional projects with step-by-step photos using wheel-throwing, hand-building, and slipcasting techniques that can be done at home —more than 40 formulas for unique clays and glazes with instructions on how to use them plus troubleshooting tips from the experts —behind-the-scenes access to production and mining facilities . . . and much more!

Functional Pottery

Functional Pottery Author Robin Hopper
ISBN-10 0873418174
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 255
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Covering historical as well as contemporary pottery, this book presents both philosophical and practical experiences from the 43-year-pottery-making-career of Robin Hopper, one of America's most recognized ceramic artists.


Ceramics Author Elisabeth Landberger
ISBN-10 9781581158960
Release 2012
Pages 144
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This comprehensive guide covers the materials, tools, methods, and techniques for making original ceramic pieces in a wide range of forms. From hand sculpting to pinching, wheel throwing to slip casting, here you'll find easy-to-follow instructions accompanied by beautiful photographs to make the world of ceramics clear and exciting. Readers will also learn about glazes, firing techniques, decorating tips, and much more. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don'taspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Wheel Thrown Ceramics

Wheel Thrown Ceramics Author Don Davis
ISBN-10 1626546029
Release 2017-04-26
Pages 162
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Here is a book that combines complete instructions for throwing clay on a potter's wheel with stunning color photos of every step of the process. Packed with comprehensive instructions for beginners, invaluable tips for experts, and a running gallery of international contemporary work for collectors, this is certainly the basic book in the field.

Wheel Throwing

Wheel Throwing Author Emily Reason
ISBN-10 1600592449
Release 2010
Pages 128
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An artist introduces the mechanics of wheel-thrown ceramics, taking the reader through nine projects, from a simple bowl to more advanced creations, in a book with full-color gallery sections that aim to provide inspiration.

Mastering the Potter s Wheel

Mastering the Potter s Wheel Author Ben Carter
ISBN-10 9780760349755
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 208
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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"--

The Craft and Art of Clay

The Craft and Art of Clay Author Susan Peterson
ISBN-10 1856693546
Release 2003
Pages 432
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Widely considered to be the most comprehensive introduction to ceramics available, this book contains numerous step-by-step illustrations of various ceramic techniques to guide the beginner as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from contemporary potters from around the world. For the more experienced ceramist, there is a wealth of technical detail on things like glaze formulas and temperature conversions which make the book an ideal reference. To quote one review: ...I am a studio potter and would not be without it. The fourth edition has been updated to include profiles of key ceramists who have influenced the field, new material on marketing ceramics including using the internet, more on the use of computers, added coverage of paperclays, using gold and alternative glazes.

The Potter s Studio Handbook

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ISBN-10 9781616737955
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The Potter s Studio Handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Potter s Studio Handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Potter s Studio Handbook book for free.

Mastering Hand Building

Mastering Hand Building Author Sunshine Cobb
ISBN-10 9780760352731
Release 2018-01-16
Pages 208
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"Mastering Hand Building teaches everything you need to know about building with clay by hand, from the basics of coils and slabs through more complex form design"--

The Potter s Professional Handbook

The Potter s Professional Handbook Author Steven Branfman
ISBN-10 0873416783
Release 1999
Pages 236
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Potters wishing to advance their involvement need information, coaching, and instruction on creating pottery from a professional point of view. With detailed information and step-by-step guidelines for everything from shelf building to record keeping, potters will find a treasure trove of practical suggestions and instruction.

An Introduction to Pottery

An Introduction to Pottery Author Linde Wallner
ISBN-10 0788166891
Release 1995-06-01
Pages 48
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Embark on your first pottery project with confidence & flair -- this step-by-step project book offers a wealth of handy hints & straightforward advice, designed especially for the first time-potter. Projects include coiling, slab techniques & how to throw a pot on a wheel. Close-up photographs in full color make the methods clear, while pictures of the pots & figures provide ample inspiration. Includes hints on choosing equipment & materials. Author is a self-taught potter who teaches pottery in adult education centers & also acts as an artistic consultant to companies in the ceramic industry.


Throwing Author Richard Phethean
ISBN-10 1912217619
Release 2018-05-17
Pages 144
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Throwing is an important skill for any potter to master, using only a few tools, the guidance of their hands, and the momentum of a wheel.Having spent his life making pots and teaching others to make them, Richard Phethean describes essential techniques for working on the wheel with an eye for the practical. He covers a range of forms, from simple domestic pots to more complex vessels, with the aim of building makers' confidence in throwing techniques. The book features clear instructions for creating each type of vessel, accompanied by illustrated step-by-step instructions, which demonstrate the techniques described. It also profiles the work of contemporary potters for whom throwing is a vital part of their practice. Throwing is an essential companion for anyone attempting to master the art of forming pots on the wheel.

Handmade Pottery at Home

Handmade Pottery at Home Author Frida Anthin Broberg
ISBN-10 9781446303467
Release 2013-06-11
Pages 192
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Provides step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of pottery projects, including pots, plates, bowls, trays, and jugs.

Pottery for Beginners

Pottery for Beginners Author George Sifounios
ISBN-10 1520108052
Release 2016-12-09
Pages 112
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If you Love Pottery Art or you are a new Potter this book is for you!!!! An essential Pottery Book with Special Images for new enthusiastic potters or amateurs Potters and people who want to learn about the Pottery Art. Pottery for Beginners is a Pottery Book writen by George Sifounios from who got immersed in the world of pottery before he turned 25 years.What you need to start making ceramics on the potter's wheel, the equipment you will need like the potter's wheel , the Electric kiln , what type of tools you will need for pottery making and how to have your first firing etc. On this book you can have the first meet with Ancient Greek Pottery History and The Pottery Art. How to start your life as a Pottery Artist, What you have to expect when you will start pottery lessons on professional potters. You can find how to throw your first pottery pot on the wheel, the diferent types of pottery clay , and also a small introduction on the amazing world of Raku Pottery.One of the most passionate Potters from Leros Island Greece is George Sifounios who got immersed in the world of pottery before he turned 25 years. It was love at first sight as it happens with most arts. Plenty of work, effort and passion are still being poured in his projects day by day.A man of art but a man of family, as well, he managed to inspire and attract in his love for pottery his friends and family, collaborating every so often with his children in various projects. He is married with Maria and has two children, Eftymios (Who is also a Potter) and Alexandra.George Sifounios is a Potter of many techniques, as he never stops growing and developing in this art even after so many years of practicing pottery. He focuses on international pottery techniques and he is keen on spreading the love for pottery and teaching others interesting techniques. From molding up pottery to painting on the finite product, George loves each bit of hard work and this can be seen on the pottery items he creates.