This is one of a series of master-class books from the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, published in collaboration with Lark. Each chapter is a complete lesson from one of ten artists associated with Penland and includes a personal introduction, a hands-on photo demonstration of the artist working, a biography, and a personally selected gallery of other artists' works. A short history of the Penland School is included. This book is valuable for its insights into the working techniques and philosophies of established ceramic artists. Suitable for academic and public library crafts collections. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.