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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 August 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217602
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 190x235 mm
  • Illustrations: 74
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP Price: £9.99
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Painting on Pottery

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22 modern, colourful designs by Tania Zaoui

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Book Description

Inspiration and ideas for painting beautiful ceramic pieces for the home.

Transform your plain pottery into exciting, colourful and contemporary pieces for the home in a trice! You don't need pottery classes, or even a kiln to glaze your creations - you can make gorgeous items quickly and easily by painting plain, shop-bought ceramic items and baking them in a domestic oven.

With 22 colourful projects to make, there are decorative plates, bowls, cups and pots, vases, a lamp and even earrings and a necklace. With simple techniques to follow, all explained in clear and simple terms, you just need a few brushes, some ceramic paints and some plain pottery and away you go! If you love painted ceramics, patterns and making little gifts this book is for you!

Table of Contents

Basic techniques 8
Colour chart 8
Instructions 9
Creating different effects 11


For the Dining Table 13
Small Bowls 15
Egg Cups 19
Blue and Copper Plates 22
Cup and Saucer 23
Lucky Eye Coffee Set 29


For the Living Room 33
Flowerpots 35
Pen Pot and Change Tray 38
Wall Decoration 39
Vases 45
Lamp 48
Upcycled Vases 49


For the Kitchen 55
Carafe and Goblet 57
Kitchen Utensils Pot 60
Small Coffee Jars 61
Mosaic-effect Tiles 67
Leopard Plate 71


For the Bathroom 75
Japanese Flower Bowls 76
Toothbrush Holder and Soap Dish 77
China Earrings 83
Blue and Gold Tray and Mug 86
Necklace 87
Ring Holder 93

About the Author

About Tania Zaoui

Tania Zaoui graduated from the Fine Arts School Duperré, where she studied textile design and began working in ceramics. She then became a teacher, working in various Art Schools. Currently, she works for magazines, publishers and events organizations and is the author of a number of culinary books: Cake Decoration, Pastry Workshop with Kids and Appetizers with Marie Claire Books. She has also published books on making porcelain decorations: Jewellery in Modelling Clay and Sweets in Modelling Clay.

She uses the pseudonym 'Paien' to showcase drawings and ceramics which are naive, dreamlike and funny. Her Instagram account name is t.paien

 

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