Ceramic Design Course

Ceramic Design Course

Principles, Practice, and Techniques : A Complete Guide for Ceramicists

Book - 2007
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Ceramic craftsmen intent on making pottery for everyday use, as well as dedicated artisans concentrating on fine-art objects will find inspiration and practical instruction in this handsome volume. Step-by-step tutorials take readers through each stage of the ceramic-making process with--

A clearly illustrated summary of essential potter's tools Instruction on developing design concepts and making prototypes and technical drawings Making models from drawings Making sample pieces to test glazes, colors, and surfaces Final design, creation of finished pieces, and development of a portfolio for presentation to buyers

Featuring practical exercises for each stage in pottery design and construction, this beautifully illustrated book is mainly intended for students planning to develop a career as professional ceramic designers--but ambitious amateur do-it-yourselfers will also find plenty of inspiration and solid instruction. The author, a noted ceramicist, covers all forms of ceramic design, both practical and sculptural. The text is complemented with more than 400 instructive and inspiring color photos.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2007
ISBN: 9780764137334
Branch Call Number: 738.1 QUI
Characteristics: 144 cm. : col. ill. ; 23 cm


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