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Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed: The Secrets of Handbuilding Shown in Unique Cutaway Photography

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Here are directions for many creative, fun-to-do pottery projects potters can follow to produce handsome finished objects without need of a potter's wheel. The author instructs in coil, slab, mold, and pinch techniques to produce pots, bowls, vases, tiles, and other decorative pieces. She also advises on acquiring basic tools, mixing and preparing clay, and using coloring agents. Newcomers to pottery crafting will especially appreciate her tips for making projects easier to accomplish, such as use of a hairdryer at regular intervals for drying out too-wet clay, and easy methods for keeping clay soft and pliable. Step-by-step color photos with detailed captions guide handcrafters through each project from start to finish. Many photos are of the cutaway type to show correct hand positions for controlling the clay, both inside and outside the form. Here's the book that takes the mystery out of handbuilding in clay, demonstrating each step in the pottery-making process. More than 400 color photos.

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  • Takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process, using coil, slab, molds, and pinch techniques, demonstrated in clear step-by-step photographs

  • Unique cutaway photos show correct hand positions for controlling the clay, demonstrating the effect simultaneously on the forms inner and outer surfaces

  • Simple, creative projects clearly illuminate all basic techniques, enabling you to create bowls, vases, pots, lidded dishes, and figurative forms with confidence and style

  • Synopsis:

    Atkin takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process. Simple, creative projects clearly illuminate coil, slab, molds, and pinch techniques--all demonstrated in clear step-by-step photos.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764126666
    Subtitle:
    The secrets of handbuilding shown in unique cutaway photography
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Atkin, Jacqui
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Pottery & Ceramics
    Subject:
    Crafts-Ceramic Technique
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    February 2004
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    160
    Dimensions:
    11 x 8.5 in 23.2 oz

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    Arts and Entertainment » Art » How To
    Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Ceramics » Collecting
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    "Synopsis" by , back cover

  • Takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process, using coil, slab, molds, and pinch techniques, demonstrated in clear step-by-step photographs

  • Unique cutaway photos show correct hand positions for controlling the clay, demonstrating the effect simultaneously on the forms inner and outer surfaces

  • Simple, creative projects clearly illuminate all basic techniques, enabling you to create bowls, vases, pots, lidded dishes, and figurative forms with confidence and style

  • "Synopsis" by , Atkin takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process. Simple, creative projects clearly illuminate coil, slab, molds, and pinch techniques--all demonstrated in clear step-by-step photos.
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