Handbuilt Tableware: Making Distinctive Plates, Bowls, Mugs, Teapots and More
If you want to work with clay, sooner or later you will want to make tableware. With this book you can set your table with fabulous ceramic pieces like those sold in the best galleries and department stores. The author - an experienced ceramist and teacher - leads you through the entire process, with over 400 step-by-step photographs: * Getting Started * Using Clay * Tools, Equipment and Supplies * Techniques * There are four complete full table settings described and illustrated, each with all basics (plates, bowls and cups) plus intriguing extras such as salt and pepper shakers, a teapot, a water pitcher and a creamer: * Spicy Harvest Setting * Rustic Winter Setting * Spring Tea Setting * Summer's Bounty Setting *
Getting started; using clay; tools, equipment and supplies; techniques.