Ceramic Studio: Hand Building : Hand Building
This is a comprehensive, invaluable reference to hand building that will be popular with crafters & ceramicists alike. With a wealth of information, elegant design, and time-tested advice, this beautiful beginner's book covers the most popular topic in ceramics. Just as in her celebrated workshops, artist Shay Amber guides would-be potters through all the basics of hand building, from pinching and coiling to draping slabs, adding gorgeous surface embellishments, and firing. Twelve teaching projects - including a pinched tea bowl and coil-built espresso cup set - build a repertoire of skills. Hundreds of step-by-step images demonstrate key steps while extensive galleries of images provide inspiration.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 213.36 x 276.86 x 12.7mm | 566.99g
- 02 Jul 2012
- Lark Books,U.S.
- Asheville, United States
- full colour illustrations throughout, includes illustrations, includes photographs
About Shay Amber
Shay Amber is a ceramic artist who works exclusively with hand-built forms. She holds a degree in ceramics from Ringling School of Art and Design, completed a three-year residency at Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, and received a scholarship to Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Shay's work is displayed in galleries and permanent collections all over America.