This is a book which beginners will find instructive and helpful no matter which stage in pottery they have reached it provides an ideal introduction to the craft for the person who has never handled pottery materials, while catering for the student who for various reasons has not progressed. It is also a book which the teacher of evening classes will find useful. Each area of pottery activity begins with simple examples and guides the beginner step by step on to more advanced techniques. All the traditional methods of pottery making are included from coil and slab construction to wheel pottery. There are clear and concise descriptions of slip casting and mould making. Fun figures, mask and head modelling are also included and complete details given of tools and materials used. Numerous methods of pottery decoration are described and there are helpful chapters on how to achieve the glazes and colours one requires. Recipes are included on clay and glaze staining and an explanation given of oxide colours and glaze classification.
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Descripción Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, 1978. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0713709103
Descripción Oct 01, 1978. Estado de conservación: New. BEST BUY.OFX/DD. Nº de ref. de la librería 801862