The Potter’s Craft

The production of pottery was, at first, the supplying of a need. Clay offered a medium for the making of household utensils which were at once fireproof and impervious. The work does not belong strictly to the earliest stages of civilization but is a development of advancing refinement.

The artist interested in clay and pottery might enjoy the photographs in this book.

Each technique is carefully explained and shown through a series of images.

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Covers the choosing and preparation of clay, techniques by hand and by wheel, glazes, decoration, and firing.

Download The Potter’s Craft at gutenberg.org.

 

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