Practical Pottery: 40 Pottery Projects for Creating and Selling Mugs, Cups, Plates, Bowls, and More (Arts and Crafts, Hobbies, Ceramics, (Paperback)
"... a great reference book for pottery basics, particularly if you've started throwing on a wheel, or are thinking you might want to." ―Jackie Keer, Splash Magazines
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It's never too late to pick up a new hobby, especially when you have an introduction to pottery guide this simple to get you started.
The joy of making pottery. You don't have to know everything about the complicated chemistry behind making pottery to enjoy it Potter and entrepreneur Jon Schmidt takes us back to the basics, offering an introduction to pottery and a guide to creating functional pieces, along with insights into the business side of creating and selling your art.
Focus on functionality. While pottery pieces can be detailed and intricate, Schmidt finds the beauty in more practical pieces. From mugs to bowls, Schmidt shows us a host of functional pieces that we can create using our very own hands. Learn how you can craft beautiful pieces for daily use, and potentially profit from them.
Ideas for beginners to experienced throwers. Beginner or accomplished thrower, you'll find endless possibilities for making beautiful works of functioning art with your own hands.
- A guide for getting started in pottery and ceramics that doesn't require expensive equipment, clay, and glazes
- Numerous tips and tricks for creating functional pottery, such as mugs, bowls, plates, teapots, beer steins, and more
- Projects that push you to craft functional art and turn your work into bonus income
Readers of Amazing Glaze, Complete Pottery Techniques, or Potter's Bible will love Jon Schmidt's Practical Pottery.