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250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters: The Indispensable Compendium of Essential Knowledge and Troubleshooting Tipsby Jacqui Atkin
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The indispensable compendium of essential knowledge and troubleshooting tips
Just like having an expert on call 24 hours
a day with answers to any ceramic
questions or dilemmas you might have
Jacqui Atkin is a professional studio ceramicist who teaches pottery and occupational therapy in various colleges in the U.K. She now runs private courses in low-fire techniques, including smoke-firing and Raku, from her home in rural Shropshire. Jacqui has contributed to many books as a project maker and gallery artist and is the author of Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed, Pottery Basics, and The Tile Artist's Motif Bible.
Both amateur and professional potters constantly seek time-saving tips, trade secrets, and new technical knowledge--which makes this handsomely illustrated book exactly what they're looking for! Author Jacqui Atkin describes the full range of available clays and their individual qualities, as well as necessary tools and equipment. She presents easy-to-follow directions for fashioning pottery, and augments her instruction with captioned, step-by-step photos and illustrations. Topics explained in detail cover--
Helpful sidebar features include troubleshooting tips with solutions to problems that often arise in the process of making pottery. Here is a book that belongs on the reference shelf of every serious potter. Approximately 450 color illustrations.
About the Author
Jacqui Atkin is a professional studio ceramicist who also teaches pottery and occupational therapy in many colleges throughout the U. K. She is the author of several books, including Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed and Pottery Basics, both published in North America by Barron's. She lives and works in rural Shropshire, England.
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