Surface Decoration

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/23/2017
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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This step-by-step guide will encourage the reader to explore the full range of surface treatment techniques and help them to give a professional finish to their work by guiding them to an appropriate finish choice.

Surface Decoration looks at all manner of surface decoration techniques, at every stage of the ceramic process and from a practical perspective explains how to achieve these effects. The book explores a variety of innovative and contemporary approaches to surface finish, including sgrafitto, resist methods, sprigging, trailing, glaze layering, lustre, transfer, impressing, incising and textural methods amongst others.

This is the perfect guide for any ceramic artist interested in exploring new surface decoration techniques.

Author Biography

Kevin Millward has been a potter for over forty years and has lectured at many of the UK's leading universities. He is at present a part time lecturer in ceramics at Buckinghamshire New University and also works as a freelancer for companies such as Portmirion, where he designs and develops table wares. He also acts as an advisor to some of the UK's leading suppliers of ceramic materials and equipment.

Table of Contents

Introduction - General
1. Raw Techniques
2. Texture
3. Stamps/Stencils/Sponging/lettering
4. Resist & Masking Techniques
5. Slips
6. Painting Techniques
7. Drawing Techniques
8. Glaze Effects
9. Glaze Application
10. On-glaze Techniques
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