Introducing Pottery the Complete Guide
written by Dan Rhode
A & C Black Publishing | ISBN 9781408110065
Paperback – 160 pages
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Introducing Pottery offers a complete course in pottery, explaining everything you need to know in order to get started, and beyond. It will help develop beginning ceramic artists' skills, and guide them through to a greater level of confidence and competence in this craft. Inside is included everything from where clay is found and how it is made, to preparation for use and an in-depth description of the methods of making (including throwing, slabs and coiling). Additionally, there is information on how to mix glazes, glaze technology, different types of kilns and what happens during a firing. Introducing Pottery clearly and logically covers all the essentials of making pots and sculptures in clay, enabling the beginner to get set up and get going in a productive way. It is structured in an easy format that follows the whole process from start to finish using clear step-by-step images to help guide the reader throughout. This book will help to guide the reader from total beginner to a more confident and productive artist, making sure the total experience is an enjoyable one!