The Potter’s Bible

£12.99

Scott provides a reference for beginners, covering all the basics for 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.

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Description

An essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters, The Potter’s Bible features step-by-step photographic sequences to guide you through a comprehensive range of techniques.

Begin making beautiful ceramics, even if you’ve never attempted pottery before, following detailed information about:

  • Essential tools and studio equipment
  • Different types and constituencies of clay – including earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, and raku
  • Forming methods – including pinching, coiling, slabbing, press molding, throwing, and trimming
  • Adding texture and patterns – with techniques such as sgraffito, stamping, inlaying, and burnishing
  • Painting and printing – using slip, banding and combing, resists, and underglazes
  • Glazes and post-firing techniques – including salt and soda glazes, lusters, and metal leaf
  • Essential technical resources – such as glaze recipes, types of kilns and firings, and health and safety tips

This 192-page hardcover book with internal wire-o binding is 6.5 × 8 inches, a perfect size for you to keep handy and reference often. A glossary at the back defines important terms.

With its combination of practical advice, exciting images, and inspirational ideas, this book is a must-have for all potters at any stage of their career.

Additional information

Weight 0.503 kg
Dimensions 20.3 × 16.5 × 1.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Other

Pages

192

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

738.1 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K