Working With Clay (3rd Edition)

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Written by a world-renowned ceramist and leading expert in the field, this introductory book describes the initial processes of handbuilding, wheel throwing, plaster mold making, decoration, glaze application and firing techniques in a simple, easy-to-follow narrative. The text offers rich pictorial guidance throughout, both inspiring and instructing students with over 650 color illustrations. It includes a pictorial timeline of ceramic art history; and exposes students to a gallery of ceramic art, from traditional to avant-garde. The third edition is thoroughly updated throughout.

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Susan Peterson was a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and has been featured on radio and television. She is a gifted and animated speaker who shares her expertise with various groups around the Southland

Scottish-born Jan Peterson is an author, artist and former journalist who has published eight non-fiction books, including a memoir and a trilogy on Nanaimo's history. Jan came to Canada in 1957, and after stints in Kingston and Vancouver, settled in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1972. Her work as investigative journalist and historian has earned her several awards and certificates of recognition throughout the years. Jan is now retired and living in Nanaimo, BC.

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