Hands in Clay with Expertise

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-08-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Hands in Clayis the only introductory ceramics text featuring all three essential elements: techniques for working in clay, a thorough appreciation of the aesthetics of ceramic art, and extensive coverage of the history of ceramics.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Shaping the Past

1. An Introduction to Clay

2. Early Western Asia and the Mediterranean

3. Asia

4. Africa

5. Indigenous America

6. Europe

7. The United States

8. Worldwide Interaction

Part 2: Shaping the Present

9. The Artist's Vision

10. Getting Started

11. Handbuilding

12. Large Sculpture, Installations, Architectural Work

13. Wheel

14. Molds

15. Texture, Color, and Glaze

16. Firing

17. Setting Up Your Studio

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