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The Potter's Dictionary: Of Materials and Techniques (Hardback)
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The Potter's Dictionary: Of Materials and Techniques (Hardback)

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Hardback 528 Pages / Published: 19/11/2015
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The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques provides a comprehensive guide to the tools, materials and techniques of ceramic art. Structured in an accessible A-Z format, and packed with full-colour illustrations and sound, practical explanations, this reference work is widely known as `the potter's bible'. The 6th edition of this classic text has been thoroughly updated, with new entries on topics ranging from aerogel to smoke crackle, and from teabowls to 3D printing, as well as many revised and updated entries. The Dictionary also includes useful technical and resource information. For the first time, the book is presented in full colour, with images showing ceramics material, processes and products. A must-have resource for every potter's studio, workshop or bookshelf, The Potter's Dictionary is the essential companion for anyone working in clay.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408184196
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 2027 g
Dimensions: 270 x 205 mm
Edition: 6th Revised edition


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This latest edition is justifiably called "the potter's bible", as it is the definitive, technical and scientific tome for all ceramicists working with clay ... An up-to-date, easy-to-use reference work which is a must-have for all art libraries both in the UK and overseas. * Reference Reviews *
This is a substantial and very comprehensive book, and a must for any studio ... Essential. * Aylesford Pottery newsletter *
A mine of information on materials, tools and techniques, The Potter's Dictionary is the essential reference book for potters. This is the book to turn to, not only if you have trouble with firing, cracking or glaze fit, but also if you really want to understand the science of clay and glazes. -- Linda Bloomfield, Ceramicist, UK
The Potter's Dictionary is an indispensable reference book not only for potters of all ability levels, but also for pottery enthusiasts. It's exceptionally easy to use and comprises countless comprehensive descriptions which are supported with photos, illustrations, diagrams, tables, etc. It contains a lifetime's work and really is a must-have book. -- James Hazlewood, passionate collector of British studio pottery, UK
The 6th edition of The Potter's Dictionary is the definitive guide to the art and science of ceramics. It remains the essential reference book for all practising ceramicists and academics. With concise and lucid alphabetical entries, excellent appendix and good images the book is inspirational as well as informative. -- Vivienne Foley, Ceramicist, UK

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