Painting on Ceramics

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: Pgw

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More and more people are turning to the popular and rewarding craft of painting on ceramics. Now this imaginative book provides you with a surplus of ideas to copy and all the skills you will need to get started. No experience is needed to complete all the accessible and fun projects. Kate Byrne, one of England's most successful ceramic artists, guides you through 8 self-contained, step-by-step projects. She covers all types of decorative brush strokes, as well as how to create special effects with tissue paper, stickers, and crayons in the introductory Techniques section. Over 45 templates and motifs are included at the end of the book. Illustrated with over 140 color photos and drawings.

Table of Contents

How to use this bookp. 6
Getting started
Surfaces for paintingp. 10
Using underglazes and acrylicsp. 12
Background effectsp. 14
Direct techniquesp. 16
Resist techniquesp. 18
Brushesp. 20
Planning designsp. 22
Transferring motifsp. 24
Color dynamicsp. 26
Projects and alternative designs
Striped noodle set: bowl and plate setsp. 30
Africa mug: tea and coffee mugsp. 38
Floral teapot: teapots and rounded vases and pitchersp. 44
Fish plate: plates and plattersp. 52
Candy cup and saucer: cups and saucersp. 58
Leafy bowl: deep bowlsp. 64
Bird pitcher: vases and pitchersp. 70
Salt and pepper shakers: salt and pepper shakers and egg cupsp. 76
Templates and motifs
Project templatesp. 82
Alternative motifsp. 84
Indexp. 94
Acknowledgments, suppliers and pottery cafesp. 96
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