Beginner's Guide to Pottery & Ceramics
Everything You Need to Know to Start Making Beautiful CeramicsBook - 2017
Clay is an exciting material that has been used to make both practical and decorative items since prehistoric times. With this practical guidebook, learn all the skills you need to start creating your own beautiful ceramics. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions will guide you through the core techniques, including pinching and coiling and throwing and trimming. Discover inspirational projects as your skills progress, from simple coiled vases with painted decoration to marbled clay boxes with transparent glazes. Learn how to decorate and fire your clay vessels with myriad textures, using methods such as inlays, slips, sgraffito, feathering, burnishing and resist. Following the impressive projects inside, you can put your new-found skills into practice and develop your creativity.
Publisher: London :, Search Press Ltd,, 2017
Branch Call Number: 738.1 ATK NVD
Characteristics: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Pottery basics