Synopses & Reviews
Widely considered to be the most comprehensive introduction to ceramics available, this book contains numerous step-by-step illustrations of all ceramic techniques to guide the beginner, as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from international potters. For the more experienced ceramist, there is a wealth of technical detail on glaze formulas and temperature conversions which make the book an ideal reference. To quote one review: "I am a studio potter and would not be without it."
About the Author
Jan Peterson is a high school and college ceramic teacher, ceramic artist and jeweller.
Susan Peterson was Professor Emerita of Ceramics at Hunter College and a practising ceramist whose work has been exhibited throughout the world. She wrote numerous books on ceramics including The Craft and Art of Clay, Contemporary Ceramics and Jun Kaneko.