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The Complete Potter: Porcelain

Complete Potter: Porcelain

Manufacturer: University of Pennsylvania Press
Axner Number: A996220
Weight: 1 lbs., 2.40000 oz.


Axner Price: $29.71


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by Caroline Whyman

Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (1994)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0-8122-3300-X
Dimensions: 10.1" x 7.45" x 0.6"
Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs.

Porcelain is an intriguing material: it appears very fragile, yet it is stronger than all the other clays. In The Complete Potter: Porcelain, Caroline Whyman offers a practical introduction to every aspect of handling and firing this unique clay. The author begins with a brief history of porcelain, from its beginnings in China to its place in the pottery industry today. She discusses in detail its properties and the ways in which it can be prepared, stored, and reclaimed. Each chapter covers particular aspects, from basic handling and throwing procedures to the various methods of hand building and modeling. Molds and decoration are also discussed, complete with advice on the suitability and timing of different techniques. Other topics covered include kiln packing and firing, and the coloring, mixing, and application of glazes, slips, lusters, and enamels. Illustrated throughout with finished work and step-by step photographs, this book will guide the potter through all the processes involved in creating successful porcelain pottery.


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