The Craft and Art of Clay / Edition 4

The Craft and Art of Clay / Edition 4

by Susan Peterson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131844261

ISBN-13: 9780131844261

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Written by a well-known ceramist, this best-selling, comprehensive introduction to ceramics adeptly combines the artist's perspective and spirit of creative inspiration with step-by-step, extensively illustrated instruction in the full range of ceramic procedures—i.e., hand, wheel, and plasterwork techniques. Ideal for self-study, it

Overview

Written by a well-known ceramist, this best-selling, comprehensive introduction to ceramics adeptly combines the artist's perspective and spirit of creative inspiration with step-by-step, extensively illustrated instruction in the full range of ceramic procedures—i.e., hand, wheel, and plasterwork techniques. Ideal for self-study, it features exceptionally clear explanations; an abundance of black-and-white and full-color illustrations of process sequences, model examples, and ceramic projects; and a convenient-to-use layout—with one topic per page or per two-page spread. The volume examines the craft and art of clay, fabrication methods, design, decoration, and glazing, clays and glazes, firing the ware, marketing and computers, and ceramic history. For those at any level of expertise in ceramics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131844261
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.05(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Craft and Art of Clay.

2. Fabrication Methods.

3. Design, Decoration, and Glazing.

4. Clays.

5. Glazes.

6. Firing the Ware.

7. Marketing and Computers.

8. Highpoints in Ceramic History.

9. Portfolio.

10. Compendium.

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