Potter's Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for both Beginner and Advanced Potters

Potter's Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for both Beginner and Advanced Potters

by Marylin Scott

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Overview

An essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters, these step-by-step 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. Over 45,000 copies sold worldwide. This hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5in x 8in, a perfect size for readers to keep handy and reference often. The stylish design of this book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations and diagrams, make the learning process simple and fun for beginners and provides useful tips for more advanced readers. This book will walk you through the essential tools and equipment and different types and constituencies of clay; study methods of building pots using slabbing, coiling, throwing, and molding, and find out how to create a range of different shapes and forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785821434
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Series: Artist/Craft Bible Series
Edition description: SPIRAL
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 559,987
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.74(d)

About the 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.

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