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:
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”.