The Beginner's Guide to Wheel Throwing

A Complete Course for the Potter's Wheel

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Pub Date 21 Dec 2021 | Archive Date 06 Dec 2021

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Ready, set, throw! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel, or if you have ever taken a class and walked away wishing you knew more, you’ve come to the right place.

Welcome to the wheel, from artist and instructor Julia Claire Weber. In The Beginner's Guide to Wheel Throwing, you'll find all you need to develop the skills (and patience) you need to make your first forms. You'll start at the beginning of the process with a tour through a typical ceramics studio, a discussion of the best clays for throwing, as well as a variety of centering methods. Then unleash your creativity with the chapters that follow. You'll find:Starter projects like cups, bowls, and plates to hone your skills.Tutorials on important topics like trimming and handles.A unique decal workshop, unlocking the potential of image transfer.Throughout the book, skill-building is front and center, with tips and tricks to help you crack the code and make pieces you're proud of. Gallery work from some of today's top artists are sure to inspire potters of all levels. What will you make first?
Ready, set, throw! If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at the pottery wheel, or if you have ever taken a class and walked away wishing you knew more, you’ve come to the right place.

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EDITION Hardcover
ISBN 9781631599354
PRICE $26.99 (USD)

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This is a well written, attractive book that covers all of the basics of throwing pottery on a wheel. It makes the process seem very doable, and not at all daunting. The illustrations are helpful in explaining the procedure, and descriptive.

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This was really great and I love how there's a ton of pictures as reference. As someone who has never done this, I think I could definitely get a good start from this book!

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