Beginner's Guide to Pottery and Ceramics
  • Release Date : 18 May 2017
  • Publisher : Search Press(UK)
  • Genre : CRAFTS & HOBBIES
  • Pages : 128 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 178221559X
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Download or read book entitled Beginner's Guide to Pottery and Ceramics by author: Jacqui Atkin which was release on 18 May 2017 and published by Search Press(UK) with total page 128 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Clay is an exciting material that has been used to make both practical and decorative items since prehistoric times. With this practical guidebook, learn all the skills you need to start creating your own beautiful ceramics. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions will guide you through the core techniques, including pinching and coiling and throwing and trimming. Discover inspirational projects as your skills progress, from simple coiled vases with painted decoration to marbled clay boxes with transparent glazes. Learn how to decorate and fire your clay vessels with myriad textures, using methods such as inlays, slips, sgraffito, feathering, burnishing and resist. Following the impressive projects inside, you can put your new-found skills into practice and develop your creativity.