A practical approach to all aspects of making porcelain pots and sculpture. The book includes information on clays, making processes (throwing, handbuilding and slipcasting), decorating and glazes. The photographs throughout make it a visual reference book as well as a useful guide. The book is lavishly illustrated with the work of an international group of artists.
Peter Lane is a well-known British ceramicist. He was senior lecturer at the University of East Anglia for many years before retiring to make ceramics full-time. He is a popular guest speaker and demonstrator in the UK, on the Continent and in Australia. He has also written a number of other books on ceramics.