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Pottery Basics

Pottery Basics

Manufacturer: Barron's Educational Series
Axner Number: A996911
Weight: 1 lbs., 2.08000 oz.

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by Jacqui Atkin

Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series (2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0-7641-5842-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-5842-1
Dimensions: 11.25" x 8.75" x 0.6"
Shipping Weight: 1.13 lbs.

This practical guidebook teaches all the skills you need to start creating beautiful ceramics. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions guide you through the core techniques for making, decorating, and firing pottery, and inspirational projects allow you to put your skills into practice and develop your creativity.

Learn about types of clay and basic forming methods such as pinching and coiling. Gain confidence in throwing and trimming clay and develop your decorating and firing skills.

Discover progressive projects as they teach a new skill, from simple coiled vases with painted decoration to marbled-clay boxes with transparent glazes.

Follow easy instructions to decorate and add texture to your vessels with inlays, slips, sgraffito, feathering, burnishing, and resist techniques.

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