More and more people are turning to the popular and rewarding craft of painting on ceramics. Now this imaginative book provides you with a surplus of ideas to copy and all the skills you will need to get started. No experience is needed to complete all the accessible and fun projects. Kate Byrne, one of England's most successful ceramic artists, guides you through 8 self-contained, step-by-step projects. She covers all types of decorative brush strokes, as well as how to create special effects with tissue, paper, stickers, and crayons in the introductory Techniques section. Over 45 templates and motifs are included at the end of the book. Illustrated with over 140 color photos and drawings. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Date Published 9/1/2000
Rated By: Midwest Book Review
From: Oregon, WI
Comments: Detailed, practical, and user friendly In Painting On Ceramics, expert ceramic artist Kate Byrne draws upon her many years of expertise and experience to provide the reader with a compendium of tips and techniques suitable for even the most novice ceramic art student for tableware, decorative pieces, and ceramic gifts ranging in styles from contemporary to tribal, 1950s to floral. Utilizing eight contemporary tableware projects for the home, Byrne shows exactly what is needed and how to proceed step-by-step. She even suggests design alternatives. Offering comprehensive, detailed, practical, user friendly, "how to" information, Painting On Ceramics is profusely illustrated with more than 140 color photographs and informative illustrations. Of special value is Byrne's instructions on using underglazes on bisqueware, and acrylics on glazed china. If you aspire to become a ceramic artist, professionally or just for fun, begin by reading Kate Byrne's Painting On Ceramics.