McErlain, Alex (2002) The art of throwing. Crowood Press. ISBN 1861264844Full text not available from this repository.
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.
|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:||15 Sep 2016 13:46|
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