New Ceramic Surface Design

Learn to Inlay, Stamp, Stencil, Draw, and Paint on Clay

New Ceramic Surface Design
Format: Spiral bound, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781631590283
Publisher: Quarry Books
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New Ceramic Surface Design is a fully-illustrated manual covering a wide range of creative surface decoration techniques presented in an approachable and accessible format.

Ceramic artist and expert Molly Hatch guides beginners and more advanced ceramicists through various methods for creating designs on clay. You will be introduced to several different and new approaches for using your own imagery and content on the ceramic surface. Learn techniques including:

-Tape resists
-Rubber stamping
-Line art
-Nature resists
-Found objects
-Shellac resists for textures
-Sticker resists
-Contact paper stencils
-Paper resists
-Sgrafitto for shaped designs

Detailed photography and hand-drawn illustrations document the processes and show beautiful completed samples.
Templates and stencils for all the featured designs are included in the back of the book to use as is, or to tailor to your own tastes.

The author

Molly Hatch earned an MFA in ceramics at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2008. Molly's career in ceramics has led to collaborations with institutions such as the High Museum in Atlanta, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Clark Art Institute. Molly's illustrations and ceramic designs have led to the development of a lifestyle brand licensed by clients such as Anthropologie, Galison and Graphique de France. Her work has been featured in many publications - from the New York Times, Boston Globe to the London Sunday Times and magazines such as House Beautiful and Country Home Living. Her artwork is shown and sold internationally at museums and art fairs through gallery representation. Molly is currently a part-time faulty in the Ceramics Area at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. She makes her work from her home studio in Northampton, MA where she lives with her husband, daughter and beloved Border-Collie Mac.

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Format: Spiral bound, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781631590283
Illustrations: 250 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in x 1 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm x 25.4 mm

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