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Ceramica: Sus Tecnicas Tradicionales en Todo el Mundo

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The first worldwide survey of traditional ceramics, this guide includes information on raw materials, techniques, types of decorations, and different uses. From Anasazi bowls to Balinese roof tiles, the diversity of ceramics is widespread. It covers topics such as the excavation and preparation of materials, modeling, pinching, throwing, press molding, appliqué, incising, impressing, sgraffito, glazes, and many more. With more than 800 illustrations, a glossary, a bibliography, information on where to see collections, and an index, this book will prove invaluable to anyone interested in art, craft, decorative objects, and interior design.
 

El primer estudio de la cerámica tradicional, esta guía incluye información sobre materiales, técnicas, tipos de decoraciones y diferentes usos. Desde los platos anasazi hasta las tejas balinesas, la diversidad presentada es tan variada como los estilos descritos. Cubre temas como la excavación y preparación de materiales y varias diferentes técnicas específicas a la cerámica. Con más de 800 ilustraciones, un glosario, una bibliografía, información sobre colecciones y un índice, este libro es una referencia inestimable para cualquiera interesado en el arte y la decoración.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive survey of traditional ceramics is organized into eight main sections, with over seventy topics:

- The Raw Material--from the excavation and preparation fo the materials to descriptions of the different materials available

- Forming Techniques modeling, pinching, throwing, press molding, and many others

- Prefired Decoration--from applique and incising to impressing and sgraffito

- Firing--from firing in the open air to the ceramic types created

- Glazes--how glazes are applied and the varied kinds

- Unglazed Finishes--including paint, oil, polish, varnish, resin, and gilding

- Use and Function--from tiles, roofs, and bricks to lighting and food storage

- The Quality of Life--from tobacco pipes to ceremonial ceramics

About the Author

Bryan Sentance is an illustrator and an art instructor. He is the author of Basketry: A World Guide to Traditional Techniques and Wood: The World of Woodwork and Carving.

Product Details

ISBN:
9788496431058
Subtitle:
eacute;cnicas tradicionales en todo el mundo
Publisher:
Editorial Nerea
Translator:
Carreno, Mercedes Polledo
Author:
Sentance, Bryan
Subject:
ART045000
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Ceramics
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20080601
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
11 x 10 x 0.88 in 3.33 lb

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Product details 216 pages Nerea - English 9788496431058 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive survey of traditional ceramics is organized into eight main sections, with over seventy topics:

- The Raw Material--from the excavation and preparation fo the materials to descriptions of the different materials available

- Forming Techniques modeling, pinching, throwing, press molding, and many others

- Prefired Decoration--from applique and incising to impressing and sgraffito

- Firing--from firing in the open air to the ceramic types created

- Glazes--how glazes are applied and the varied kinds

- Unglazed Finishes--including paint, oil, polish, varnish, resin, and gilding

- Use and Function--from tiles, roofs, and bricks to lighting and food storage

- The Quality of Life--from tobacco pipes to ceremonial ceramics

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