A Potter's Guide to Ceramic Surfaces by Jo Connell
Hardback Book with Dust Cover: 29 x 22.5 cm
Published by Apple. This lavishly illustrated 160 page book explains the explosion of information and availability of materials means that the exploration of ceramic surface decoration has never been more exciting. The Potter's Guide to Ceramic Surfaces aims to make it easily accessible to the reader, with clear, practical demonstrations alongside the work of some of the leading exponents of these decorative techniques.
The book follows the decorative techniques used during the making process, through processes used at biscuit stage and on to a range of firing, multiple firing and post-firing techniques. For each section there is a list of the tools and equipment needed, the health and safety procedures observed and clear step by step instructions. A Range of gallery terms and sample tiles offer colour and texture variations for many of the techniques.
Written with clarity and enthusiasm, and beautifully illustrated throughout, this book provides insight and inspiration for every potter, from the novice to the professional.
This book can be purchased directly from the gallery. Postage is £8.50