The slab-building technique for creating ceramics has been around for centuries and remains a popular construction method for artists today. The basic aspects and astounding versatility of slab-building is unveiled in this lushly illustrated survey. The working methods of 16 international ceramists are covered in detail and accompanied by images of their sculptures and vessels as well as hints on making the most of the slab-built technique. A gallery of pieces from 14 other contemporary artists is also provided as well as photographs and studies of several historical slab-built pieces.
About the Author
Coll Minogue has been a professional ceramist for more than 25 years. She is the author of Impressed and Incised Ceramics and Wood-Fired Ceramics.