Carve Your Clay: Techniques to Bring the Ceramics Surface to Life (Hardcover)
Learn how to apply interesting and inspired surface techniques to your ceramic work through 20 step-by-step projects.
Carve Your Clay takes you through creative techniques that produce amazing, dynamic results, including inlay, piercing, sgraffito, etching, relief carving, wire cutting, and more. Gain new skills as you complete 20 projects featuring author Hilda Carr's signature style, each with clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instruction to achieve beautiful results.
This comprehensive book includes an easy guide on how to create basic forms, as well as glazing and firing techniques. Whether you are new to ceramics or are a more experienced potter looking to explore new surface design techniques, Carve Your Clay will educate and inspire you.
About the Author
A set designer by trade, UK-based (Surrey) Hilda Carr turned her hand to ceramics in 2014 and now sells her work through her website as well as in shops and galleries across the UK. She has built a large following on Instagram where she frequently shares her new works and techniques. She can be found at @hildacarrpottery and hildacarrpottery.com.
"Profusely and effective illustrated throughout, a complete course of thoroughly user friendly and artist inspiring instruction making it an ideal DIY manual."—Midwest Book Review