Working with clay

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Overlook Press, Oct 1, 2002 - Architecture - 210 pages
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Susan Peterson, one of the world's foremost authorities and educators in the field of ceramics, and author of the classic master course, The Craft and Art of Clay, has thoroughly revised and updated her introductory course in ceramics, Working with Clay.

Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, Working with Clay guides readers step-by-step through the creation of an object in clay. Peterson offers advice informed by years of experience in the teaching and creating of ceramics. From hand-building to wheel-throwing, decorating to firing in a kiln, the author details the process, with beautiful, full-color photographs accompanying each step.

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Contents

Preface to the First Edition
8
Functional vs Sculptural
16
What is Clay?
22
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Susan Peterson is Professor Emeritus of Ceramics at Hunter College at the City University of New York. In 1997 she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Ceramic Education Council of America.

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