Master ceramist John Kenny guides you step-by-step from buying your clay and setting up a workspace to the final glazing and firing of your ceramic piece. This book explains the methods of handbuilding and the techniques of working the potter's wheel. The properties of clay and clay bodies, molds, and kilns are described in detail. With the recipes, application and firing information detailed here, you can begin experimenting and preparing your own glazes. Throughout the book, Kenny illustrates a variety of surface treatments and special decorative techniques. For those readers contemplating pottery as a full-time pursuit, the author relates numerous aspects of ceramics which have developed into careers.
- Published in 1976
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