Principles, practice and techniques: here is the ultimate coursebook on designing ceramics with confidence. Focusing on design themes and principles of balance and form, it also includes instruction in studio techniques for rendering ideas a reality.
Step-by-step tutorials explain each stage of the process – from working out a brief and seeking inspiration to drawing up structural plans and developing the design.
Real-life case studies and hands-on assignments allow you to explore both practical and aesthetic considerations, and you will find trouble-shooting tips and advice on professional practice.
Whether your aim is to create utilitarian, hard-wearing pots or decorative pieces of fine art, this unique book provides the inspiration and the skills to design ceramics with flair.
'Clearly laid out and with many colour illustrations and diagrams, the book provides an excellent introduction to working with clay'