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Sunset Ceramics Book Herbert H. Sanders vintage ceramic sculpture pottery
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Sunset Ceramics Book Herbert H. Sanders vintage ceramic sculpture pottery
Sunset Ceramics Book Herbert H. Sanders vintage ceramic sculpture pottery

Sunset Ceramics Book Herbert H. Sanders vintage ceramic sculpture pottery

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Sunset Ceramics Book

By Herbert H. Sanders

From the book's Foreword:

This book describes the methods and materials used to make pottery by hand processes. It is intended as a manual of self-instruction for the beginner who will work at home, as supplementary material for both student and teacher in the classroom, and for use in the work of therapy and rehabilitation done in community centers and hospitals.

Although parts of this book will interest potters at any stage of achievement and experience, it is intended for the complete novice. First steps are planned and presented to accord with developing abilities. Later steps, although not often undertaken by the beginner working alone, will provide an understanding of all phases of the craft and permit him to make a better beginning in it.

Table of Contents:

* Ceramics as a Hobby
* Tools and Materials
* Preliminary Steps
* The Pinch Method
* Building with Coils
* Building with Slabs
* Ceramic Jewelry
* Ceramic Sculpture
* Decorative Processes
* Wheel-Built Forms
* Cast Forms
* Firing the Kiln

Black and white photos throughout.


Binding: Softcover book
Copyright: 1953
Publisher: Lane Publishing Co.
Numbered pages: 96
Dimensions in inches: Approx. 8 1/4 x 10 3/4

Covers show corner and edge wear. There is a small purple crayon mark in the lower left corner of the front cover and a few small spots here and there on both the front and back covers. Ink stain on the lower spine which bleeds onto the back cover. Pages are lightly age-toned overall, with slightly darker age-toning in the margins. Front endpaper has separated from binding. Previous owner made notes in pen on one of the charts and then marked through them. All text is still completely readable.

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