Additions to Clay Bodies”, Kate Standen’s new book has been published on May 9th 2013. by Bloomsbury Publishing.
Beginning with an introduction to collecting local clay and making your own clay bodies, the book moves on to cover the array of additions being used by artists today, from hard materials like stones, glass and rust, to combustible matter and fibre, metals including wire and mesh, and colour in various forms. The book is lavishly illustrated throughout with both unique making methods and the beautiful finished works of ceramic artists from around the world.
Additions to Clay Bodies is an inspiring introduction to the art of using additions and an essential companion for any artist wishing to expand their practice.
Another Society member, Jim Turner has also contributed both images and text to this inspiring book. Go to Bloomsbury Publishing to find out more and make an order.