This text introduces students to the fundamentals of the ceramic arts, beginning with a history of ceramic materials and techniques up to the present day and then moving on to a detailed presentation of basic and complex ceramic techniques. Techniques and results are illustrated with b&w and color photos, with a portfolio of contemporary work of the last 50 years. This sixth edition incorporates new resources and materials available as well as current technical and safety information. Burkett is affiliated with San Diego State University.
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