[ Read kindle ] Additions to Clay Bodies (New Ceramics) Author Kathleen Standen – Andy-palmer.co.uk


  • Additions to Clay Bodies (New Ceramics)
  • Kathleen Standen
  • Ingl├ęs
  • 08 May 2019
  • 1408153947

15 thoughts on “Additions to Clay Bodies (New Ceramics)

  1. says:

    I saw this advertised on a potters web site and decided it was a must have I wasn t wrong Someone else has done all the experimentation for me, allowing me to build on their experience.Very good read


  2. says:

    OK if you are starting to experiment and are looking for ideas, Gives advice on various additions and their effects,do s and don t s.I felt it was rather light on information, Only one addition I had not heard of.


  3. says:

    initial skim through looks very interesting, looking forward to trying some of the ideas


  4. says:

    Love this book It s given me so many ideas It s a great book for any one who wants to experiment with clay


  5. says:

    Good


  6. says:

    Good


  7. says:

    I didn t really learn much.


  8. says:

    this book is verry verry good


  9. says:

    Not as exciting as I expected, a lot of ideas already known, hoped it would be a bit innovative.


  10. says:

    Other reviewers were right it s of a picture book than a technical guide to the subject introduced All of the subjects are interesting, and there are many photos were I wanted to emulate what was going on But there is no technical guide or explanation to any of this, and I am not talking about the lack of scientific terms or anything Pictures sometimes lack captions to explain what you re seeing, or they might be a page or two away from the paragraphs that explain what s going on Also, even though the author says that putting organic materials into an electric kiln is fine and provides safety concerns regarding it, most studios would never allow you to put 75% of the things described in this book into a kiln You d have to have your own studio to even attempt what s written in most of the chapters, and the other things that you can do have little explanation.


  11. says:

    It s a very nice book but it s mainly just pictures, with likeafew paragraphs of info in each section


  12. says:

    Good overview of posibilities Not a technical reference


  13. says:

    Basically a picture book showing the author s work LOTS of the author s work and a smattering of work by other artists, with bits of technical information here and there in case you were wondering about additions to clay bodies Not much on specific things to add to clay bodies or what to expect for results, but the color reproductions were nice so there s that.


  14. says:

    Inspiring


  15. says:

    Wife and her class find it very useful


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Additions to Clay Bodies (New Ceramics)Clay body additions can introduce remarkable new forms and textures in ceramic work With an emphasis on creativity and experimentation, ceramicist Kathleen Standen reveals a range of possible effects, and profiles the extraordinary work of contemporary makers using additions in their practiceBeginning with an introduction to collecting local clay and making your own clay bodies, the book moves on to cover the array of additions being used by artists today, from hard materials like stones, glass and rust, to combustible matter and fibre, metals including wire and mesh, and colour in various forms The book is lavishly illustrated throughout with both unique making methods and the beautiful finished works of ceramic artists from around the world Additions to Clay Bodies is an inspiring introduction to the art of using additions and an essential companion for any artist wishing to expand their practice


About the Author: Kathleen Standen

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