By (author) Phil Rogers
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Throwing Pots by Phil Rogers
Book Description"Throwing clay on a potter's wheel and the seemingly effortless and wonderful way that clay will swell and climb in the hands of a skilled potter is merely the beginning to this most 'natural' and ancient of crafts."-from Throwing Pots Throwing is a skill that many potters seek to master. It requires patience, time, and lots of practice. In Throwing Pots, Phil Rogers takes the reader through the basic principles of throwing. With the help of step-by-step illustrations, he demonstrates how to make a wide range of pots, from the simple bowl to the more complex forms of teapots and jugs, including lids and spouts. Rogers also discusses the aesthetics of pottery, encouraging readers to assess design and develop a personal style as well as recommending places to see examples of fine quality handthrown pottery.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812217575
(235mm x 155mm x 9mm)
Imprint: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Phil Rogers
Throwing Pots, Paperback (September 2007)
In this book, Phil Rogers takes the reader through the basic principles and with the help of step-by-step illustrations, he demonstrates how to make a wide range of pots, from the simple bowl to the more complex forms of teapots and jugs, including lids and spouts.
Ash Glazes, Hardback (April 2003)
This guide first sketches the history of ash glazes. It then discusses the practicalities of collecting and testing wood ashes, how to make them into glazes and then use them to glaze your pots. It also looks at a group of international artists who use ash glazes on their work.
Salt Glazing, Hardback (August 2002)» View all books by Phil Rogers
Salt-glazed ceramics are very popular both among makers and collectors, due to their distinctive 'orange peel' surface. This guide covers the history and technical side of salt glazing as well as providing a showcase of the leading salt glaze artists from around the world.
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Author Biography - Phil Rogers
Phil Rogers is a well-known potter. He is a fellow of the Craft Potters Association and currently the chairman of its council. For a number of years, he has run summer pottery workshops on throwing at his home in Wales.
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