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Ceramics : a beginner's guide to tools and techniques

Author: Elizabeth Landberger; Mita Lundin
Publisher: New York : Allworth Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive guide covers the materials, tools, methods, and techniques you need to make original ceramic pieces in a wide range of forms. From hand sculpting to pinching, wheel throwing to slip casting, here you'll find easy-to-follow instructions accompanied by beautiful photographs that make the world of ceramics clear and exciting. Readers will also learn about glazes, firing techniques, decorating tips,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Landberger; Mita Lundin
ISBN: 9781581158960 1581158963
OCLC Number: 721888414
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Clay --
Getting started with clay --
Shape --
Pinching --
Coiling --
Sculpting and modeling --
Slab construction --
Making plaster molds --
Using slip casting clay --
Throwing --
Trimming and other throwing techniques --
Decorating wet clay --
Engobes --
Printing techniques --
Decorating bisque fired and unfired glazed clay --
Glaze --
Kilns --
Bisque firing --
Glaze firing --
Oxidation firing and reduction firing --
Raku --
Black firing --
Barrel firing --
Anagama --
Salt firing --
The workshop --
Inspiration.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Landberger & Mita Lundin.

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A guide that covers the materials, tools, methods, and techniques you need to make original ceramic pieces in a wide range of forms. From hand sculpting to pinching, wheel throwing to slip casting,  Read more...

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