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Best Pottery Books You Should Enjoy

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Pottery books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters: The Indispensable Compendium of Essential Knowledge and Troubleshooting Tips (2009)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyBoth amateur and professional potters constantly seek time-saving tips, trade secrets, and new technical knowledgewhich makes this handsomely illustrated book exactly what theyre looking for! Author Jacqui Atkin describes the full range of available clays and their individual qualities, as well as necessary tools and equipment. She presents easy-to-follow directions for fashioning pottery, and augments her instruction with captioned, step-by-step photos and illustrations.
Author(s): Jacqui Atkin

The Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques: A unique visual directory of pottery techniques, with guidance on how to use them (2018)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyThe new and up-to-date edition of the popular and comprehensive pottery book by ceramics expert Peter Cosentino.Inside, discover all the major pottery techniques used the world over, from time-honoured traditional methods to exciting new developments. These include coiling, combing, resist decoration, sgraffito, slabbing and texturing clay.
Author(s): Peter Cosentino

Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed: The Secrets of Handbuilding Shown in Unique Cutaway Photography (2013)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyThe brand-new edition of this very popular how-to book for potters is bigger and better than ever. It has gone up in page count from the first edition to accommodate additional projects with instructions for making them, and also features an expanded gallery of handsome color photos showing examples of finished pieces.
Author(s): Jacqui Atkin

Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays, Glazes, and Electric Kilns (2015)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyThe electric kiln has helped to open the doors of the ceramic world to more and more people due to its convenience, ease of use, and economical benefits, and this new edition of Electric Kiln Ceramics is a must-read for anyone firing electric kilns.
Author(s): Richard Zakin, Frederick Bartolovic, et al.

Beginner’s Guide to Pottery & Ceramics: Everything you need to know to start making beautiful ceramics (2017)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyClay is an exciting material that has been used to make both practical and decorative items since prehistoric times. With this practical guidebook, learn all the skills you need to start creating your own beautiful ceramics. Step-by-step photographs and clear instructions will guide you through the core techniques, including pinching and coiling and throwing and trimming.
Author(s): Jacqui Atkin

Collectible ceramics;: An encyclopedia of pottery and porcelain for the American collector (1974)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyPottery and porcelain source book
Author(s): Marcia Ray

Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding (2014)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyThe technique is simple; the results are gorgeous! Susan Halls has created an array of refined, sophisticated and incredibly modern-looking projects that are perfect for beginners, yet enticing for more seasoned ceramicists. The pieces range from a mug, vase, and jug to a bowl, teapot, and triple herb planter, and they start with a basic pinch pot before moving on to wider, taller, and more composite forms, all with stunning options for color and surface decoration.
Author(s): Susan Halls

Damien Omen II (1990)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyPaperback: 192 pages Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks; First British Edition edition (1990) Language: English ISBN-10: 0708813585 ISBN-13: 978-0708813584 Package Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.3 x 0.6 inches Shipping Weight: 4 ounces Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,922,987 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #214503 in Arts & Photography (Books) #938 in Pottery & Ceramic C…
Author(s): Joseph Howard

Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery (1994)

 Best Pottery Books You Should EnjoyIn 1974 Seven Families in Pueblo Pottery was published to accompany an exhibit at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology: twenty years later there are some 80,000 copies in print.
Author(s): Rick Dillingham, J. J. Brody

Best Pottery Books You Should Enjoy

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A Beginner's Guide to Kintsugi: The Japanese Art of Repairing Pottery and Glass

Author(s): Michihiro Hori
ID: 3308750, Publisher: Tuttle Publishing, Year: 2022, Size: 65 Mb, Format: pdf

Pottery Making and Communities During the 5th Millennium BCE in Fars Province, Southwestern Iran

Author(s): Takehiro Miki
ID: 3332528, Publisher: Archaeopress Archaeology, Year: 2022, Size: 36 Mb, Format: pdf

An Archaeologist's Guide to Organic Residues in Pottery

Author(s): Eleanora A. Reber
ID: 3561491, Publisher: University Alabama Press, Year: 2022, Size: 9 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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