Artisan Air-Dry Clay: The Beginner's Guide to Easy, Inexpensive & Stylish No-Kiln Pottery (Paperback)
No Kiln? No Problem Learn to make beautifully textured home d cor accents with inexpensive air-dry clay The process is easy, and the results are surprisingly stylish when you follow the tips, advice, and instruction from author and clay artist-designer Radka Hostasova. Aimed at absolute beginners--this book starts with an overview of the tools and materials needed to produce the best results. A comprehensive Getting Started chapter teaches essential home pottery techniques such as rolling slab, coiling, sculpting, and pinching. Also included are creative ideas for adding color with acrylic paint, watercolor, and metallics. At the book's heart are a range of beautiful projects, including trinket bowls, napkin rings, wall hangings, coasters, and others. Each lesson comes with a detailed reference photograph and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. - Roll, coil, sculpt and carve air-dry clay to create beautiful projects - Make modern and stylish projects such as coasters, trinket dishes, home d cor accents, kid's projects, and more - Use easy home pottery as a mode of relaxation and stress relief.
Radka Hostasova is a maker, artist, Etsy shop owner, and the founder of Little Sky Arts, a design studio specializing in handmade gifts made primarily from clay. A lifelong creative, Radka is passionate about spreading happiness through creativity. Originally from the Czech Republic, Radka currently resides in Liverpool, England. @little_skyarts