Renowned potters share their personal tips and techniques
• Profiles of ten top ceramicists and their approaches to their work
• Easy-to-follow recipes for clay-body and glaze
• Basic to advanced techniques, all in one book Take a walk on the wild side...work off the wheel! This complete, classic guide for ceramicists details the full range of tools, forming methods, processes, and possibilities for anyone working without a potter’s wheel. Chapters cover everything from the basics, including common terminology, firing, mixing, reprocessing, and wedging, to advanced techniques such as surface treatments, joining, and creating lidded, composite, and large forms. Close-up profiles of ten top ceramicists, including Susan Wechsler and Paula Winokur, explore their distinctive approaches to handbuilding, complete with tips and how-tos. Clay-body and glaze recipes, plus more than 250 black-and-white illustrations. Let crafters everywhere express themselves fully in clay.
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About the Author
Elsbeth S. Woody has shown her work in many solo and group exhibitions at the Los Angeles County Museum, Boston City Hall, the Museum of Contemporary Crafts in New York, the Bronx Museum, and others. She lives in South Africa.
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More basics about handbuilding ceramic pots. Last chapters focus on 10 different artists and their personal approach to design and construction.