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Decorating Techniques Joaquin Chavarria

Decorating Techniques

Joaquin Chavarria

Published May 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780823005949
Hardcover
64 pages
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Starting with an introduction to materials and tools, this idea-packed book then shows arts and crafters myriad techniques for transforming standard ceramic pieces in to beautifully ornamented, one-of-a-kind treasures for personal or gift use.TheMoreStarting with an introduction to materials and tools, this idea-packed book then shows arts and crafters myriad techniques for transforming standard ceramic pieces in to beautifully ornamented, one-of-a-kind treasures for personal or gift use.The book is divided into five sections, each devoted to techniques designed for the category of ceramic to be decorated: damp and unfired ware- leather-hard ware- dry ware- dry bisque-fired ware- and glazed ware. Explained and shown in detail are decoration methods such as incising, carving, casting, sgraffito, engobes, colored pastes, fillettes, reserves, waxes, and many other ways to enhance surfaces of ceramic pieces.