Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, And Tricks For Slabs, Coils, And More by Sunshine CobbMastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, And Tricks For Slabs, Coils, And More by Sunshine Cobb

Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, And Tricks For Slabs, Coils, And More

bySunshine Cobb

Paper over Board | January 16, 2018

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From pinch pots to coiled boxes to soft slab tableware, mastering hand building is a lifelong pursuit. In this book, Sunshine Cobb covers all the foundational skills, with lessons for constructing both simple and complex forms from clay.

Ceramic artists will also find a variety ofnext-level techniques and tips: designing templates and replicating pieces, lidded vessels, using molds, a variety of decorative techniques, and other avenues of exploration are all inside.

Artist featuresandinspirational galleriesinclude work fromtoday's top working artists, such as Bryan Hopkins, Lindsay Oesterritter, Liz Zlot Summerfield, Bandana Pottery, Shoko Teruyama, Courtney Martin, Sam Chung, Deborah Schwartzkopf, and many more.

Take your hand building skills—and your artwork—to the next level withMastering Hand Building.
Sunshine Cobbis a ceramic artist and instructor based in California, where she is currently a visiting professor at Sacramento State University. She has previously held adjunct or visiting professor roles at Sonoma State University, University of Pacific, and Utah State. She has experience with everything from eight-day anagama wood fi...
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Title:Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, And Tricks For Slabs, Coils, And MoreFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10.25 × 8.25 × 0.88 inShipping dimensions:10.25 × 8.25 × 0.88 inPublished:January 16, 2018Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760352739

ISBN - 13:9780760352731

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"Anyone who has been lucky enough to take a class with Sunshine will instantly recognize her generosity, humor, and expertise in this book. For all others, it will introduce you to Sunshine’s big heart and organized mind, her sense of form and color, and the joy she finds in making everyday pots. Keep this book close at hand—if you’re using it correctly it should be covered in fingerprints and glaze splatter in no time." - Leslie Noell, Director of Programs, Penland School of Crafts