The Craft and Art of Clay: A Complete Potter's Handbook

The Craft and Art of Clay: A Complete Potter's Handbook

by Jan Peterson, Susan Peterson
     
 

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Widely considered to be the most comprehensive introduction to ceramics available, this book contains numerous step-by-step illustrations of all ceramic techniques to guide the beginner, as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from international potters. For the more experienced ceramist, there is a wealth of technical detail on glaze formulas and temperature…  See more details below

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Widely considered to be the most comprehensive introduction to ceramics available, this book contains numerous step-by-step illustrations of all ceramic techniques to guide the beginner, as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from international potters. For the more experienced ceramist, there is a wealth of technical detail on glaze formulas and temperature conversions which make the book an ideal reference. To quote one review: "I am a studio potter and would not be without it."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856697286
Publisher:
King, Laurence Publishing
Publication date:
04/11/2012
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
382,097
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Jan Peterson is a high school and college ceramic teacher, ceramic artist and jeweller.

Susan Peterson was Professor Emerita of Ceramics at Hunter College and a practising ceramist whose work has been exhibited throughout the world. She wrote numerous books on ceramics including The Craft and Art of Clay, Contemporary Ceramics and Jun Kaneko.

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