Making Pottery You Can Use: Plates That Stack - Lids That Fit - Spouts That Pour - Handles That Stay on (Hardcover)

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Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you


Everyone who owns a beloved mug that has just the right handle, an agreeably deep cereal bowl, or a plate that fits perfectly in the dishwasher knows that once you've found these pieces, you wish you had more of them. In Making Pottery You Can Use, you'll learn how to create the pieces that will work best for you. Each element of the creative process is explained, including:
  • Deciding the function of the item
  • Working out proportions and making basic drawings
  • Choosing the right clay and tools
  • Design decisions, techniques to consider, variations to contemplate
  • Picking the best method: throwing, slabbing, or coiling
  • Choosing food-safe glazes, and more
Successful teacher, designer, and author Jacqui Atkin explains how to throw and hand-build pieces that are beautiful and practical, from plates, cups, and saucers to casserole dishes, pitchers, and tureens. Get started today and you'll have pieces that marry beauty, form, and function, and are perfect for all of your needs.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780764168734
ISBN-10: 0764168738
Publisher: B.E.S.
Publication Date: March 1st, 2017
Pages: 224
Language: English