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By Shay Amber

Ceramics are continuously well liked by crafters, and hand development with low-fire earthenware is a typical position to begin. With its wealth of data and pictures, stylish layout, and time-tested suggestion this gorgeous new ebook by means of artist Shay Amber will encourage even the main intimidated newbie. simply as in her celebrated workshops, Amber courses would-be ceramists via the entire fundamentals, from choosing the right clay physique to embellishing the outside with magnificent and lovely glaze remedies to surroundings a firing temperature. She teaches how you can pinch kinds, create coils, make flat slabs, paintings with basic molds and armatures, and decoration your piece with stencils, slips, underglazes, terra sigillata, and extra. every one process is specified by easy-to-follow step by step photographs with initiatives in development and wonderful gallery photographs. Amber introduces a distinct, easy-to-follow technique for developing a stunning slab-built piece, and the entire useful templates are integrated. A dozen projects—including a pinched Tea Bowl, coil-built coffee Cup Set, and luminous Lantern exhibit the most important tools. finished and obtainable, this illustrated creation becomes the traditional at the potter’s bookshelf.

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