The art of throwing

McErlain, Alex (2002) The art of throwing. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 1861264844

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Abstract

The art of throwing is more than a skilful technique: in order for thrown pots to have meaning, it is vital that the integral role played by materials, process, context and precedent is considered. Topics covered include: clay preparation; how to begin throwing; developing skills and dealing with complex forms. Step-by-step photographs follow the throwing of various pot types and capture the delicate methods of pulling a handle or fitting a spout. Lavish illustrations of finished work and interviews with leading potters then demonstrate the diverse ways in which throwing is used and the opportunities it presents.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Citation: A. J. McErlain. The art of throwing. Marlborough: Crowood Press, 2002..
Divisions: Legacy Research Institutes > MIRIAD: The Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design > Craft and Design Research Centre
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2009 14:37
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2016 01:16
URI: http://e-space.mmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/82538

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