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The potter's wheel : arts and crafts collection

Author: Barbaformosa; Eric A Bye
Publisher: [Hauppauge, NY] : [Barron's], [©1999]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This manual will guide you through the process of making pottery in many sizes and shapes. Following a short illustrated history of pottery as both craft and fine art, the author describes different types and properties of clay, and shows the potter's tools you will need.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbaformosa; Eric A Bye
ISBN: 0764152157 9780764152153
OCLC Number: 42878452
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Materials and Tools --
The clay --
The potter's wheel --
The tools --
Basic Techniques --
Wedging the clay --
The right amount of water needed for throwing --
Centering the clay --
Bats --
Turning with chucks --
Parallel rims and bases --
Reusing clay --
Throwing errors: How to solve them --
Step-By-Step --
Bowls --
Cylinders --
Vases --
Plates --
Casseroles --
Goblets --
Two-piece vases --
Centerpieces --
Pots with lids.
Other Titles: Torno.
Responsibility: Barbaformosa ; [translation, Mark Lodge ; English text adapted and edited by Eric A. Bye].
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This manual will guide you through the process of making pottery in many sizes and shapes. Following a short illustrated history of pottery as both craft and fine art, the author describes different types and properties of clay, and shows the potter's tools you will need.

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