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A Ceramic Guide

The Art of Creating and Teaching Wheel-Thrown Ceramics (First Edition)
Trent Berning
Paperback, 300 pages
ISBN: 978-1-5165-2860-8 ©2018
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    A Ceramic Guide: The Art of Creating and Teaching Wheel-Thrown Ceramics offers a thorough, well-organized, and detailed approach to the numerous aspects of the ceramic medium and the use of the potter's wheel as a mode of artistic expression.

    The book guides learners through studio set up, construction processes, how to critique and self-evaluate ceramic work, how to set up a classroom, and how to apply for jobs which includes interview preparation questions.

    A thoughtful blend of artistic guidance and fundamental educational goals for art students, A Ceramic Guide has been developed for varying levels of art courses and for individuals wishing to pursue their ceramic education. Also useful for art educators, the book will enable them to speak knowledgeably about the medium, present techniques, outline clear forming steps, and understand key critiquing points.

    Trent Berning earned his M.F.A. in ceramics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and has over twenty years of ceramic experience. He is now an associate professor of art at Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida. Professor Berning and his work have been featured on numerous television programs including Southern California Living, Live at Five, and CreArtivity. He has had various publications in such outlets as the Lark Books 500 series and Clay Times Magazine. In addition to teaching and conducting workshops across the country, he frequently exhibits his original work, which has been shown across the nation.
    Textbook with Active Learning code ISBN: 978-1-5165-4622-0
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