Handbuilt: A Modern Potter's Guide to Handbuilding with Clay
Covering the oldest and most traditional ways to make pots, Handbuilt is a beginner's guide to hand building with clay – no pottery wheel required. This book will teach you the building blocks to working with clay and how to apply a professional finish to your pots including decoration, glazing and firing techniques. Learn how to create a collection of 22 stylish homeware designs using the three core techniques: coiling, pinching and slab building.
Beginning with the basics to get you started, discover how to wedge clay, add texture and work with molds, then put your new skills to the test through the projects that include coffee cups, a tea pot, vase, dinner plates, candle holders and more.
Packed with stunning lifestyle photography to help inspire your own handmade journey alongside clear step-by-steps and Lilly's expert tips will lead you through the process, Handbuilt is the ultimate modern guide this popular, tactile and ancient craft.
- Author: Lilly Maetzig
- Publisher: Quadrille 2023
- 176 pages, 10" x 7.9"
- Full-color photography
- ISBN: 9781787139176