Susan Peterson, one of the world's foremost authorities and educators in the field of ceramics, and author of the classic master course, The Craft and Art of Clay has thoroughly revised and updated her introductory course in ceramics.
Beautifully illustrated, Working with Clay guides readers step by step through the creation of an object in clay. Peterson offers advice informed by years of experience in the teaching and creating of ceramics. From hand-building to wheel-throwing, decorating to firing in a kiln, the author details each process, with beautiful, full-color photographs accompanying each step.
Susan Peterson is Professor Emeritus of Ceramics at Hunter College at the City University of New York. In 1997 she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Ceramic Education Council of America. She divides her time between New York City and Santa Fe, New Mexico.