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Hand built : a potter's guide : master timeless techniques, explore new forms, dig and process your own clay / Melissa Weiss ; photography by Elijah Ferguson and Melissa Weiss.

Weiss, Melissa, (author,, photographer.). Ferguson, Elijah, (photographer.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 738.1 WEI 000152143 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631595981
  • ISBN: 1631595989
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Beverly, MA : Rockport, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Learn the basics of handbuilding and more with this engaging guide.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
My winding path to studio pottery -- Tools and materials -- Rules -- Vocabulary -- In search of wild clay -- Slips and glazes -- Kurinuki -- Molds -- Coil and slab methods -- Building pots from multiple vessels -- Handles -- Decorating techniques -- Firing methods.
Summary, etc.:
"This book is for potters working at many levels. It's a book that honors tradition, but also looks at new ways of approaching clay. If you're just getting started, you'll find the basics you need here. If you're an experienced potter looking for new ways to work contemplatively with handbuilding, then this book if for you, too"--Back cover.
Subject: Pottery > Technique.
Pottery craft.
Pottery craft > Technique.
Pottery craft.
Pottery craft > Technique.
Pottery > Technique.
Cloth or Hardcover.
Crafts / Hobbies.
Pottery & Ceramics.
Techniques - General.