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Martha Grover demonstrates how she creates her signature curvy forms from wheel thrown and handbuilt parts. She begins by explaining the four basic components of  each of her pieces then combines those components in different ways to create six examples of her elegant forms (plus a bonus project!). In addition, Martha explains her meticulous glazing process. And, although she loves the soft, seductive nature of porcelain, Martha’s techniques can be easily adapted to any clay, firing range or decorating style.

Contents:

Introduction
Chapter 1 - 4 Components
Chapter 2 - Mug
Chapter 3 - Butter Box
Chapter 4 - Pitcher
Chapter 5 - Serving Tray
Chapter 6 - Double Basket
Chapter 7 - Tulip Vase
Chapter 8 - Glazing
Conclusion

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About the Author

Martha Grover

Martha Grover is a functional potter, creating thrown and altered porcelain pieces. She attended Bennington College in Vermont, where she received her undergraduate degree in architecture. After a post-baccalaureate year in ceramics at Syracuse University, she decided to pursue a graduate degree in clay. In 2007, Martha received her MFA in ceramics from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Martha has completed residencies at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana, and Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana. She received the Taunt Fellowship at the Archie Bray Foundation in 2010. To learn more about Martha and her work, please visit www.marthagrover.com.
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