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Slab Building Illustrated
A Technical Guide for the Ceramic Sculptor

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Revised 2006

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The Character of Clay
Getting Started
How to Work a Slab
Thinking Your Sculpture Through
Joining Slabs
Creating Form from Flat Slabs
Supporting the Form
Preserving the Clay’s Workability

Basic Techniques

Shaping the Form
Useful Patches
Making Ears
Making Eyes
Making Breasts

Slab Built Sculpture - Step by Step
Making a Horse
Making a Seated Dog
Making a Standing Dog
Making a Standing Human Form

Photographs of Sculptors’ Work
Marijke van Vlaardingen
Frans Duckers
José Vermeersch
Roberta Laidman
Resources on the Sculptors

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