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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

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.

The Potter s Complete Studio Handbook

The Potter s Complete Studio Handbook Author Kristin Muller
ISBN-10 9781610581608
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!


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 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"--


Clay Author Vince Pitelka
ISBN-10 1574983326
Release 2012-12-01
Pages 368
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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.

The Potter s Studio Clay and Glaze Handbook

The Potter s Studio Clay and Glaze Handbook Author Jeff Zamek
ISBN-10 1592535224
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 176
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Mastering clays and glazes is a feat of both art and science, and navigating everyday issues in the pottery studio requires expert advice...and lots of practice! -- p.[4] of cover.


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.

Mastering Hand Building

Mastering Hand Building Author Sunshine Cobb
ISBN-10 9780760362723
Release 2018-01-16
Pages 208
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From pinch pots to coiled boxes to soft slab tableware, mastering hand building is a lifelong pursuit. In this book, Sunshine Cobb covers all the foundational skills, with lessons for constructing both simple and complex forms from clay. Ceramic artists will also find a variety of next-level techniques and tips: designing templates and replicating pieces, lidded vessels, using molds, a variety of decorative techniques, and other avenues of exploration are all inside. Artist features and inspirational galleries include work from today's top working artists, such as Bryan Hopkins, Lindsay Oesterritter, Liz Zlot Summerfield, Bandana Pottery, Shoko Teruyama, Courtney Martin, Sam Chung, Deborah Schwartzkopf, and many 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.

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.

The Ceramics Bible

The Ceramics Bible Author Louisa Taylor
ISBN-10 1452101620
Release 2011-09-07
Pages 288
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Ceramicists have been plying their art and craft for thousands of years, and never more prolifically than today. The Ceramics Bible is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on the subject. Brimming with more than 700 full-color photos and illustrations, this is the new definitive guide for serious ceramics practitioners. Inside are step-by-step instructions on molding, firing, and glazing techniques, generously accompanied by detailed photographs. Also included are beautiful examples of contemporary work, plus plenty of historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section. Perfect for students, artists, and collectors, this is a tremendously valuable addition to the vibrant world of ceramics.

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.

Pottery Form

Pottery Form Author Daniel Rhodes
ISBN-10 9780486475905
Release 2010
Pages 243
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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.

Pottery Basics

Pottery Basics Author Jacqui Atkin
ISBN-10 0713673389
Release 2005
Pages 128
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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.