Hands in clay: an introduction to ceramics

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Mayfield Pub. Co., 1995 - Crafts & Hobbies - 490 pages
This is the only introductory ceramics text available that combines a thorough appreciation of the aesthetics of ceramic art with extensive discussions of the history of ceramics as well as techniques for working in clay.

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Contents

AN INTRODUCTION TO CLAY
5
THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD
23
ASIA
45
EUROPE
56
AFRICA
75
INDIGENOUS AMERICA
89
Spain
113
Northern Europe
119
THROWING ON THE WHEEL
241
WORKING WITH MOLDS
271
TEXTURE COLOR AND GLAZE
289
FIRING
341
INSTALLATIONS LARGESCALE
377
The Commission Process
388
SETTING UP YOUR STUDIO
395
APPLND1XL5
421

Britain
125
THE UNITED STATES
131
WORLDWIDE INTERACTION
145
SHAPING TML PRE 5LNT
169
GETTING STARTED 287
187
HANDBUILDING
207
TEMPERATURES CONES KILN COLORS
442
Atomic Weights of Elements Used
454
Repair Adhesives and Colorants
460
CLAY AND GLAZE RECIPES RELATED CHARTS
466
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About the author (1995)

Speight lectures on ceramics at universities worldwide

John Toki, a member of the faculty at the California College of Arts & Crafts, has worked in the ceramics industry for over thirty years & has coauthored two ceramics textbooks.

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