Carve Your Clay: Techniques to Bring the Pottery Surface to Life


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ISBN: 9781782218524 Categories: ,


Focusing on the pottery surface, Carve Your Clay covers a wide range of decorative carving techniques, from piercing, etching, inlaying to sgraffito, faceting, and fettling.

The techniques are taught through 20 projects in Hilda’s signature style, with clear, step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions to achieve beautiful results. With easy guides on how to create form as well as glazing and firing, this is a comprehensive guide suitable for new and practising potters alike.

Additional information

Dimensions 190 × 246 mm

Hilda Carr

Author Bio

A set designer by trade, Surrey-based Hilda Carr turned her hand to ceramics in 2014 and now sells her work through her website as well as in shops and galleries across the UK. She has built up a large following on Instagram (30.5K) where she frequently shares her development and techniques. Check her out @hildacarrpottery on Instagram and



Book Type

Paperback / softback