9781911216421

The Great Pottery Throw Down

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  • ISBN13:

    9781911216421

  • ISBN10:

    1911216422

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/7/2017
  • Publisher: Pavilion
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Summary

A superb guide to pottery—and the official companion to the BBC2 primetime series
Filled with striking photographs and illustrations, The Great Pottery Throw Down provides a complete introduction to the art and culture of ceramics, and captures the passion and drama involved in turning lumps of clay into beautiful objects. It reveals fascinating details about the materials, processes, and skills involved, and explains the history of pottery from ancient terracotta warriors to the coffee mug on your breakfast table. And the stories of creativity and craftsmanship through the ages will inspire you to step up and throw the perfect pot!

Author Biography

Liz Wilhide is a prolific writer of books on interior design, decoration, and architecture and has collaborated with authors such as Terence Conran, David Linley, and Tricia Guild.

Susie Hodge is an author, art historian, and artist who began her career at Saatchi & Saatchi, and has since written countless nonfiction books and materials for galleries and museums. Susie also paints and illustrates for various publications and teaches writing and painting workshops.

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