This practical handbook shows how to combine other materials with ceramics. Once a ceramic piece is finished it can be embellished or added to with a wooden or metal handle, glass stopper, or plastic or resin knob.Extra pieces can be glued on such as feathers, recycled materials (old tins etc.) or other bits of ceramic. Ceramics and Mixed Media examines the best methods of combining and fitting these materials together - including some inside the kiln. It covers the practicalities and specific problems that occur when trying to put different materials together and its informative text is supported by many helpful illustrations. The book uses many contemporary artists work for both information and inspiration.