Clay : A Studio Handbook available in Paperback
- Pub. Date:
- American Ceramic Society, The
Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in ceramics, Pitelka has created the most practical, all-inclusive studio handbook for students, studio artists, educators, and all those interested in the art of clay. Ten chapters, addressing the full range of ceramic processes, bring a lifetime of ceramic knowledge directly into the hands of potters. Written with concern for safe and efficient studio operation, diligent attention is paid to safety practices. A thorough table of contents, glossary, and index make finding answers quick and convenient. Numerous step-by-step illustrations guide readers through the many techniques.
Whatever your involvement with clay and the clay arts, this book belongs in your library or studio. This is a book you will use over and over again!
- Clay and Claybodies
- Plaster Working, Mold Making, and Slip Casting
- Surface Decoration on Greenware
- Glazes and Glazing
- Kilns and Firing
- Mixed Media in Ceramics
- Studio Safety and Sensible Studio Practice
- Studio Design, Setup, and Operation