The Bottom Line
If you have read (and kept) early issues of "Pottery Making Illustrated" magazine, this book will be redundant. However, if you don't have those issues at hand, this is a great collection of some of the best articles from "Pottery Making Illustrated"'s early years.
Pottery Making Techniques is filled with intriguing ideas and solid information. It's well worth considering adding this book to your ceramic library.
- Tidbits of new information and ideas, even for the most advanced clay worker
- Very understandable and accessible, even to the beginning potter
- If you have older back issues of "Pottery Making Illustrated" magazine, may already have articles
- Paperback, 8.5 by 11 inches, 140 pages, well-illustrated with photographs and line diagrams. Edited by Anderson Turner.
- Compilation of 38 articles broken into three sections: Throwing, Handbuilding, and Finishing and Firing.
- Articles were previously published in "Pottery Making Illustrated" magazine.
Guide Review - "Pottery Making Techniques" Reviewed
Pottery Making Techniques is a compilation of articles drawn from the early years of "Pottery Making Illustrated" magazine's existence. It has something for everyone, beginner to advanced potter or ceramist.
Pottery Making Techniques is divided into three parts: Throwing, Hand Building, and Finishing and Firing. The articles are all written by those who know what they are talking about --- professional potters, teachers, and experts in their fields.
Pottery Making Techniques is not only a source for practical information, it will also intrigue you with the possibilities and avenues for exploration that it throws open.