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, from artist and instructor Julia Claire Weber. In The Beginner's Guide to Wheel Throwing, you'll find (and patience) you need to make your first forms. You'll start at the beginning of the process with a , a discussion of the best clays for throwing, as well as a variety of centering methods. Then unleash your creativity with the chapters that follow. You'll find:Starter projects like cups, bowls, and plates to hone your skills.Tutorials on important topics like trimming and handles.A unique decal workshop, unlocking the potential of image transfer.Throughout the book, skill-building is front and center, with tips and tricks to help you crack the code and make pieces you're proud of. Gallery work from some of today's top artists are sure to inspire potters of all levels.

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Julia Claire Weber

JULIA CLAIRE WEBER is a full-time studio artist (Julia Claire Clay) and a part-time gallery manager. A recent alumnus of the Odyssey Clayworks residency program, Julia was previously studio manager of Clayspace in Erie, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania ceramics program. Julia keeps a full teaching schedule at craft and art centers across the country and her work has been widely featured and displayed, including exhibitions at NCECA, Pottery Northwest, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Objective Clay, and the Touchstone Center for Crafts. In print, Julia's work can be seen in Amazing Glaze, Creative Pottery, Ceramics Monthly, Ceramic Arts Daily, and more.

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