Basic Pottery Making: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
- Step-by-step instructions complete with color photographs
- Includes a chapter on bisque firing, waxing, and glazing
- 4 basic pottery projects for the beginning potter
The art of pottery making is described in detail for the beginning or experienced potter. Complete with a chapter on tools and materials to get started, this easy-to-use guide explains and illustrates how to wedge clay, use a pottery wheel, shape and trim pots, determine clay thickness, add handles, and a host of other pottery-making techniques. It also contains a chapter on bisque firing and glazing, the final steps in creating beautiful and functional pottery. Includes complete instructions for making a large bowl, three styles of mugs, and a sugar bowl and creamer set.