Surface Decoration (New Ceramics)

Surface Decoration (New Ceramics)

By: Kevin Millward (author)Paperback

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This step-by-step guide will encourage the reader to explore the full range of surface treatment techniques and help them to give a professional finish to their work by guiding them to an appropriate finish choice. Surface Decoration looks at all manner of surface decoration techniques, at every stage of the ceramic process and from a practical perspective explains how to achieve these effects. The book explores a variety of innovative and contemporary approaches to surface finish, including sgrafitto, resist methods, sprigging, trailing, glaze layering, lustre, transfer, impressing, incising and textural methods amongst others. This is the perfect guide for any ceramic artist interested in exploring new surface decoration techniques.

About Author

Kevin Millward is a part time lecturer in ceramics at Buckinghamshire New University and also works as a freelancer for companies such as Portmeirion, where he designs and develops table wares. Kevin has been a potter for over forty years and acts as an advisor to some of the UK's leading suppliers of ceramic materials and equipment.


Introduction 1. Raw Techniques 2. Texture 3. Stamps 4. Resist and Masking 5. Slip Decorating 6. Painting 7. Drawing 8. Glaze Effects 9. Glaze Application 10. On-glaze Techniques Appendix Glossary of Terms

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781912217724
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 112
  • ID: 9781912217724
  • ISBN10: 1912217724

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