Due to Covid-19 please allow at least 15 working days for your order to arrive.

Please note our warehouse and customer service department will be closed from Monday 29th June until Monday 6th July 2020.

During this time we will not be able to process any orders. To ensure you receive your books before we close please send in your order no later than Thursday 25th June.


Adding item to the basket

× Item added

This item has been added to your basket.

Proceed to checkout
US Flag Australian Flag
Search the site...

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 27 September 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216469
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 222x222 mm
  • Illustrations: 600
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: £12.99
Download jacket image

The Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques

£12.99

A unique visual directory of pottery techniques, with guidance on how to use them by Peter Cosentino

Add to Basket
Add to Basket
Book Description

The new and up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive pottery book by ceramics expert Peter Cosentino.

Inside, discover all the major pottery techniques used the world over, from time-honoured traditional methods to exciting new developments. These include coiling, combing, resist decoration, sgraffito, slabbing and texturing clay. Once you've learnt these essential techniques, put your new skills into practice with a wealth of inspirational examples, ranging from bowls, vases and cups, to plaques, spheres and sculpture.

In addition, advice on materials and equipment is provided to help you on your crafting journey, including kilns, glazes, moulds and more. Finally, a gallery of stunning images is featured throughout the book, demonstrating an array of beautiful designs by established potters and ceramicists that will inspire both beginner and experienced potters.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Section 1: Health and Safety - Important information on how to look after yourself in your mini studio, before embarking on your pottery journey

Section 2: Tools and Techniques - Exhaustive chapter on the essentials of pottery making; from the tools you'll need to key pottery methods used around the world

Section 3: Themes - Peter Cosentino explores the myriad styles famous ceramicists use for their work, from organic and purely decorative forms to the beautifully humble functional pieces used in the home

Index

Credits

Add to Basket Printer friendly version

Customers who bought The Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques, also bought...

You may also be interested in...

This site uses cookies, if you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies. Click here to learn how to change your cookie settings.

Continue