The Beginner's Guide to Decorating Pottery - Emily Reinhardt
An Introduction to Glazes, Patterns, Inlay, Luster, and Dimensional Designs
Join ceramic artist Emily Reinhardt to learn how to decorate pottery surfaces with glazes, gold luster, patterns and marks, inlay designs, dimensional shapes, and much more.
With an emphasis on learning new skills, having fun, and embracing imperfection, The Beginner's Guide to Decorating Potterysupports your creative process as you explore: Basic information on working with clays as well as materials used for decorating. Tutorials on color theory, combining form and function, and the importance of keeping a sketchbook.
Beginner-friendly projects that show how to apply surface-design techniques to simple pieces such as coasters, a cheeseboard, a wall hanging, plates, tumblers, vases, planters, and more.
Throughout the book, skill-building is front and center, with tips and tricks to help you crack the code and make pieces you're proud of. Gallery work from some of today's top ceramics artists is sure to inspire potters of all levels. What will you make first?
For beginners and those returning to ceramics, the Essential Ceramics Skills series from Quarry Books offer the fundamentals along with fresh, contemporary, and simple projects that build skills progressively.