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In this inspirational guide, a master ceramist offers practical information about pottery making along with insights into the craft's meaning, history, and spirit. Author Daniel Rhodes incorporates both traditional and innovative techniques in his approach. His subjects include basic forms for jars, vases, bowls, and pitchers; techniques for wedging and kneading, throwing, and making handles; wheel-made pieces; modeling, coiling, and slab building; as well as historical views, including extinct forms and pottery as image and symbol.
Experienced potters and novices alike will appreciate this richly illustrated volume, which features more than 170 illustrations and photos.
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Daniel Rhodes (1911-89) taught for 25 years at the New York State College of Ceramics, achieving worldwide fame as a potter and an expert on studio pottery. Best known for his ceramics, Rhodes was also a sculptor and a painter of WPA-commissioned post office murals.
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Book Description A and C Black Publishers Ltd, 1978. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. Seller Inventory # CHL2075835
Book Description Pitman. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure>Crafts>Ceramics>Technique. Book: USED, Good. Dust Jacket: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 17978027301184200. Seller Inventory # 17978027301184200
Book Description Condition: Used: Very Good. Ex library so some stamps etc. VERY GOOD CLEAN COPY SENT NEXT WORKING DAY FROM THE U/K 1ST CLASS. Seller Inventory # 1122J518709
Book Description A and C Black Publishers Ltd, 1978. Condition: Very Good. Light wear to boards. Content is clean and bright. Good DJ. Seller Inventory # 9999-9995142604
Book Description London : Pitman, 1978. Condition: Gut. XI, 243 S. : zahlr. Ill., graph. Darst. , mit zahlr. Abbildungen / Fotos, Zustand: leichte Gebrauchsspuren, Umschlag gering berieben, gutes Exemplar. Text / Sprache: Englisch , Photographs by Thomas Liden. In Pottay Form Daniel Rhodes has made a penetrating study of the very heart of the potter's art, the emergence of form as it comes into being. The book will serve as a guide, a source of information and an inspiration to potters and students. From his exceptionally wide store of experience as a potter and teacher, Rhodes has brought together a wealth of material, and he shares with the reader his insights on the meaning, history and spirit of pottery forms. Included is much valuable information on the actual processes of pottery making, including some approaches which are innovative, and these processes are analyzed in terms of their relationship to form. The function of traditional pottery forms, both historically and in terms of present day usage, is discussed in detail. 18682 ISBN 0273011847 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 860 27 cm, gebundene Ausgabe mit Original-Umschlag, Seller Inventory # 21464