Examines the materials and skills needed to master pottery's basic throwing techique
Examines the materials, equipment, and techniques needed for successful pottery throwing. Numerous color and b&w photographs demonstrate techniques such as turning and ornamental detailing, and their application in making jugs, bowls, handles, teapots, lids, and curved-base pots. Emphasizes the importance of body position and control, and offers advanced techniques for pottery design, including surface decoration, distortion, and cutting and reassembling. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.