An introduction to the art of ceramics which demonstrates the basic techniques in step-by-step sequences. Easy to follow photographs illustrate each process and each chapter begins with historical examples made using the demonstrated methods. Colour plates show work from contemporary ceramic artists. Includes a glossary of terms.
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Written by a world-renowned ceramist and leading expert in the field, this companion book to Peterson's "The Craft of Art and Clay, 2/e" describes the initial processes of handbuilding, wheel throwing, plaster mold making, decoration, glaze application and firing techniques in a simple, easy-to-follow narrative. Giving collectors and beginning ceramists a sound start to working in clay and keen eye for appreciating clayworks, it offers rich pictorial guidance throughout, inspiring and instructing readers with a bountiful array of color photographs of processes and clayworks. Features 500 brilliant color photographs with explanatory captions that depict a variety of areas of functional and sculptural ceramic art works; spotlight hundreds of famous clay artists; and expose readers to a virtual gallery of ceramic art - from traditional to avant garde. Presents a colorful pictorial timeline of ceramic art history and fascinating discussions on everything from masks to animals, walls, and installations.
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Book Description Laurence King Publishing, London, 1998. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 192pp., Pictorial full colour illustrated covers with hint of edge & corner-wear, col. illust. frontis. & title-page, preface by author, col. plts. & text, gloss., list of artists, bibliog., index. Susan Paterson guides the reader on how to get started through building a ceramic piece to decorating and firing it in the kiln. Through her engaging writing style, she encourages creativity and engenders an appreciation of the oldest of arts. Size: Quarto. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 004643
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