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Working with Clay (2nd Edition) Paperback – 3 Sep 2002

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Product details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing; 2Rev Ed edition (3 Sept. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1856693171
  • ISBN-13: 978-1856693172
  • Package Dimensions: 27.8 x 21.6 x 1.6 cm
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From the Back Cover

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

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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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