Surface Decorations for Ceramics A Creative Guide for the Contemporary Maker

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Publisher's Synopsis

This practical and beautiful book covers a wide range of inventive, decorative techniques and encourages the maker to be adventurous and experimental. By building a repertoire of decorating skills and methods, it shows how the maker can create distinctive marks and surfaces on clay, thereby making their work individual and unique. With so many ideas and clear, practical instruction to the techniques, this book is an essential reference for makers of all skill levels, and is sure to inspire a new and creative stream of work. From embossing, engraving, printing and embellishing the clay surface using coloured slips, underglaze colours, oxides and glazes. Coloured clay and smoke firing effects, as well as the exciting potential of mixed media. The importance of mark-making tools and advice on making a personal collection. With insights from individual makers who generously share their discoveries and decorative experiments Over 450 lavish photos illustrate the techniques and ideas covered

Book information

ISBN: 9780719841538
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Imprint: The Crowood Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 738.15
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 191
Weight: 654g
Height: 216mm
Width: 260mm
Spine width: 14mm