Colouring Clay (Ceramics Handbooks)

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This is a handbook on how to introduce colour into clay, and various methods of working with coloured clay. It briefly covers natural colour found in clays and how to use this to best advantage. It thoroughly looks at colouring your own clay through adding stains and oxides, and the various methods of preparing clay and slips, as well as how to blend properly and repeat results consistently. It looks at a range of making techniques using coloured clays (with specific ceramic artists as examples), including coiling and pinching with colours, marbling and agate, using moulds to create neriage or millefiori, textural effects, inlaying, sprigging and slipcasting. Each technique shows how various artists put it to use, with step by step sequences where needed, and displays finished pieces for further inspiration.

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Jo Connell is a professional ceramicist, a member of the CPA (professional level) and was a lecturer in Ceramics and Glass at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College for 13 years. She also runs workshops for schools. She has previously written a book titled Ceramic Surfaces and several articles for Ceramic Review, Glazed Expressions and Athena Review.


'A book offering plenty of information and inspiration for those wishing to begin experimenting with colour..' The Kent Potters Newletter Nov/Dec 2007

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Connell, Jo
Published by A & C Black Publishers Ltd (2007)
ISBN 10: 0713676280 ISBN 13: 9780713676280
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