The Beginner's Guide to Hand Building
Functional and Sculptural Projects for the Home Potter
Join the home pottery revolution!
Whether you have access to a communal studio or not, hand building projects can travel just about anywhere. Take your clay outside or work at the kitchen table, with instruction from best-selling ceramics author Sunshine Cobb. In this book, you’ll find all the necessary fundamentals, including a thorough discussion of clay as well as helpful tips for keeping your body and mind in top shape. Then pick the path that’s right for you in the chapters that follow.
Develop new skills and unlock your own creativity as you explore:
- Sculptural projects like miniature animals and plants.
- Functional items like scoops, a citrus reamer, and a coffee pour-over vessel.
- Mixed media projects including a candlestick holder, mobile, and a soap dish.