250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters

Amateur and professional potters continually look for time-saving tips and new technical knowledge, which makes this handsomely illustrated book a great resource.

Author Jacqui Atkin describes the full range of available clays and their individual qualities, as well as necessary tools and equipment. She presents easy-to-follow directions for fashioning pottery and augments her instruction with more than 450 captioned, step-by-step photos and illustrations.

Topics explained in detail include the following:

  • developing design concepts, from sketch pad to finished piece
  • slabbing, pinching, coiling, throwing, turning, and mold-making using various clays
  • creating surface decoration, with attention to colors, textures, and glazing

Helpful sidebar features include troubleshooting tips with solutions to problems that often arise during the process of making pottery.

Here is a book that belongs on the reference shelf of every serious potter.

Jacqui Atkin is a professional studio ceramicist who also teaches pottery and occupational therapy in many colleges throughout the United Kingdom. She is also a published author of several books. She lives and works in rural Shropshire, England.

Author – Jacqui Atkin.

Paperback. 160 pages. 7½” × 9¾”.

 

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