Handbuilding Ceramic Forms

Introduces readers to one of the oldest and most enjoyable forms of ceramics in the world. This work provides information and illustrated instructions on what you need to know, from choosing the right tools to learning the major techniques such as pinching, joining, and creating textures and patterns. It also profiles the work of ten ceramicists.

This superb volume introduces readers to one of the oldest and most enjoyable forms of ceramics in the world. Handbuilding Ceramic Forms is a classic guide that introduces readers to the joys of creating beautiful ceramics without the need for a potter's wheel. It provides expert information and illustrated instructions on everything you need to know, from choosing the right tools to learning the major techniques such as pinching, joining, and creating textures and patterns. It also profiles the work of ten professional ceramicists and shows how techniques can be varied and combined to create everything from utilitarian forms to the most expressive works of art.This is a must-have volume for anyone interested in this ancient, yet incredibly enjoyable and satisfying ceramic technique.
Author:
Elsbeth S. Woody
Format:
Paperback

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Introduces readers to one of the oldest and most enjoyable forms of ceramics in the world. This work provides information and illustrated instructions on what you need to know, from choosing the right tools to learning the major techniques such as pinching, joining, and creating textures and patterns. It also profiles the work of ten ceramicists.

This superb volume introduces readers to one of the oldest and most enjoyable forms of ceramics in the world. Handbuilding Ceramic Forms is a classic guide that introduces readers to the joys of creating beautiful ceramics without the need for a potter's wheel. It provides expert information and illustrated instructions on everything you need to know, from choosing the right tools to learning the major techniques such as pinching, joining, and creating textures and patterns. It also profiles the work of ten professional ceramicists and shows how techniques can be varied and combined to create everything from utilitarian forms to the most expressive works of art.This is a must-have volume for anyone interested in this ancient, yet incredibly enjoyable and satisfying ceramic technique.

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Author:
Elsbeth S. Woody
Publisher:
Allworth Press
ISBN:
9781581155037
Pages:
225
Width (mm):
212
Length (mm):
273
Weight (g):
653

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