Synopses & Reviews
Beautifully illustrated both to inspire and inform, this study depicts firing as a creative process whose aesthetic importance develops out of technique. Through an understanding of the chemistry of firing and of the methodologies used to fire ceramics, a context is provided for interpreting the practical and philosophical rationales utilized by contemporary potters and artists. Creating a narrative through its imagery, it will prove invaluable to professional potters as well as to art students, collectors, and all with an interest in the understanding of contemporary ceramics.
About the Author
David Jones is a senior academic in the Ceramics Department at the University of Wolverhampton. He is a fellow of the Crafts Potters Association of Great Britain.