This title looks at the many techniques for embellishing clay, all supported by detailed images. Ceramists of any level will benefit from this comprehensive studio reference about surface design and the many techniques for embellishing clay. Detailed images inform every phase of the process, from the wet and leather-hard stages through bisque ware, to firing and post-firing. Recipes are supplemented by design theory and historical examples.
Maureen Mills is Chair of the Ceramics Department at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, and also runs a studio with her potter-husband, Steven Zoldak. She has won the prestigious Artist Advancement Grant from the Piscataqua Region of the New Hampshire Charitable Fund. Maureen's pieces have appeared in 500 Pitchers (9781579906870) and she has written for various ceramics periodicals.