My Dad The Folk PotterMy Dad The Folk Potter



The book is written from the perspective of a fourth-grader as he watches his dad “turn and burn.” Pottery buffs of all ages will appreciate both the educational and artistic value of this book.

Author: Blaka Y. Abee

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781477181645

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“My Dad, The Folk Potter” is a young reader’s picture book that shows the complete process of making traditional pottery using methods 19th Century Catawba Valley potters used, including hand-digging local clay, glazing, firing in a ground hog kiln and selling of wares. The book is written from the perspective of a fourth-grader as he watches his dad “turn and burn.” Pottery buffs of all ages will appreciate both the educational and artistic value of this book.

Beginner s Guide to Pottery and CeramicsBeginner s Guide to Pottery and Ceramics



Clay is an exciting material that has been used to make both practical and decorative items since prehistoric times.

Author: Jacqui Atkin

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 178221559X

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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.

The Complete PotterThe Complete Potter



This book begins by explaining the different types of available clay and the types of ware that can be produced from each. The author goes on to examine various forming techniques, including hand-building, throwing, and making in molds.

Author: Steve Mattison

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 0764122592

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Page: 224

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Heavily illustrated with more than 600 how-to photos, "The Complete Potter" takes those interested in learning pottery through every phase of the craft, from clay to kiln. Separate sections explain clays, design, clay preparation, tools, throwing and turning on a potter's wheel, using molds, tile-making, and more.

Readers Guide to Books on HandicraftsReaders Guide to Books on Handicrafts



KENNY , J. B. Ceramic sculpture . Pitman , 1954. 40 / - . The complete book of
pottery making . Pitman , 1949 ( 1952 ) . 40 /LUNN , D. Pottery in the making . 7th
ed . Leicester , Dryad P. , 1954. 7/6 . MANN , K. China decoration . Black , 1952.

Author: Library Association. County Libraries Group

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ISBN: UTEXAS:059172142599995

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