The Japanese Pottery Handbook

The Japanese Pottery Handbook

Book Title: The Japanese Pottery Handbook

  • Publication Date: 03 Nov 2014
  • ISBN-13: 9781568365527
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 205 voters
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This compact reference explains the basic terms, processes, classifications, tools, materials and techniques of Japanese potters. Everyone interested in pottery and crafts will find this practical guide a valuable addition to both bookshelf and workshop. Penny Simpson, an English potter living in Japan, and Kanji Sodeoka, her Japanese colleague, have compiled a step-by-step manual of the way pots are made in Japan, their forms, and their decorations. The authors give a thorough account of both traditional and modern techniques and also describe in detail tools,