Working with Clay (2nd Edition)

 
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Appealing to both the beginning potter and anyone interested in creating ceramic pieces, this book provides everything the beginner needs to know to create an object in clay. Incorporating a wealth of colour photographs, Susan Peterson illustrates each process with clear step-by-step instructions and inspirational examples from contemporary ceramists from around the world. This expanded edition includes more step by step illustrations as well as more information on hand building and the use of electric kilns. In addition the author has added safety symbols to indicate where a process may require special precautions.

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This new edition of Working with Clay is substantially revised and redesigned to be even more specifically crafted to meet the needs of the beginning student of ceramics. It combines clear instructions with easy-to-follow pictures and inspires with its examples of a wide range of colorful ceramics throughout.

  • Full color illustrations throughout
  • Clear, easy-to-follow steps, now with many more pictorial sequences
  • Suggested projects for the beginner
  • An inspirational chapter on the art of ceramics, ranging from masks and animals through walls and installations
  • A brief pictorial history of ceramics
  • A glossary of terms and a bibliography for further reading

494 full color photographs, including 150 new images

About the Author:

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

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