The Craft and Art of Clay

The Craft and Art of Clay

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For any course in ceramics. No prior study is required.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 class instruction or 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 217.4 x 280.9 x 19.8mm | 1,188.42g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130851256
  • 9780130851253

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 and Marketing. 7. Highpoints in Ceramic History. 8. Portfolio. 9. Compendium. Artists' Techniques. List of Artists. Museum Collections. Glossary. Annotated Bibliography. Ceramics Magazines. Index.
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