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Pottery on the Wheel
By Brand: Allworth Press
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ean: 9781581155020, isbn: 1581155026,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
A classic guide to using the pottery wheel--back in print at last! * Step-by-steps plus 270 close-up photographs * Not only how to do each technique, but why it works * Great for potters at every level, from beginner to advanced Take the mystery out of throwing clay! Now beginning and advanced potters can learn throwing techniques to create perfectly symmetrical basic forms. This classic book, out of print for many years, is frequently cited as the definitive book on using the wheel. This

Figures of Speech: Men and Maidens in Ancient Greece
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226244365, isbn: 0226244369,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Over the past two hundred years, thousands of ancient Greek vases have been unearthed. Yet these artifacts remain a challenge: what did the images depicted on these vases actually mean to ancient Greek viewers? In this long-awaited book, Gloria Ferrari uses Athenian vases, literary evidence, and other works of art from the Archaic and Classical periods (520-400 B.C.) to investigate what these items can tell us about the ancient Greeks—specifically, their notions of gender.Ferrari begins by

The Craft and Art of Clay (4th Edition)
By Pearson
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780131844261, isbn: 0131844261,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Written by a well-known ceramist, this best-selling, comprehensive introduction to ceramics adeptly combines the artist's perspective and spirit of creative inspiration with step-by-step, extensively illustrated instruction in the full range of ceramic procedures—i.e., hand, wheel, and plasterwork techniques. Ideal for self-study, it features exceptionally clear explanations; an abundance of black-and-white and full-color illustrations of process sequences, model examples, and ceramic

Ceramics for Beginners: Animals & Figures
By Lark Crafts
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ean: 9781454710608, isbn: 1454710608,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Ceramists will welcome the return of this classic guide to creating clay figures—now revised with four new projects, updated galleries, and a fresh introduction!   With plenty of how-to images, this accessible beginner’s guide teaches the art of making beautiful ceramic figures—both human and animal. Anyone who has ever rolled a “snake” out of clay or pinched a piecrust can easily complete the 12 skill-building projects here. Master teacher Susan Halls explores four basic techniques:

Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Slabs, Coils, and More
By Voyageur Press
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ean: 9780760352731, isbn: 0760352739,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
From pinch pots to coiled boxes to soft slab tableware, mastering hand building is a lifelong pursuit. In this book, Sunshine Cobb covers all the foundational skills, with lessons for constructing both simple and complex forms from clay. Ceramic artists will also find a variety of next-level techniques and tips: designing templates and replicating pieces, lidded vessels, using molds, a variety of decorative techniques, and other avenues of exploration are all inside.Artist features and

The Dwight and Lucille Beeson Wedgwood Collection
By Brand: Birmingham Museum of Art
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ean: 9780931394324, isbn: 0931394325,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
The Beeson Collection was begun in 1946 and consists of roughly 1400 pieces, assembled through purchases at auction, from dealers and other collectors, in addition to two major collections. In 1975 the entire collection was donated to the Birmingham Museum of Art (Alabama), where it is exhibited in a special gallery. This collection concentrates mainly on the huge range of wares from the Josiah Wedgwood and Thomas Bentley partnership period (1769-80) and reveals the development of Wedgwood

Practical Guide to Crafting with Mosaics, Ceramics & Glassware
By Anness
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ean: 9780754816669, isbn: 0754816664,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
150 easy-to-make, original and stylish projects for home and garden using mosaic, decorative china, painted tiles and stained glass shown in 700 step-by-step colour photographs. Contains everything you need to know about techniques and materialsUsed Book in Good Condition.

Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans
By Thames Hudson
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mpn: 24585342, ean: 9780500500729, isbn: 050050072X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Captures the feel of the ceramicist’s studio with new appreciation for the beautiful, functional, and accessible works being produced by a new generation of makersCeramics is back in a big way, experiencing a steady surge of interest and popularity not seen since the 1970s. The return to the handmade, driven by our increasingly digital lives, means there are now more makers, sellers, and collectors than ever. There is also a new desire for unique objects made by hand and the imperfections

Image Transfer on Clay: Screen, Relief, Decal & Monoprint Techniques (A Lark Ceramics Book)
By Lark Books
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ean: 9781579906351, isbn: 1579906354,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The first comprehensive how-to book on the topic! Contemporary ceramists have adapted traditional printmaking procedures to transfer images onto clay surfaces. And, with this thorough resource, anyone can take advantage of these techniques in their own home studio—even those with no printmaking background. The simple processes don’t require fancy equipment. Use silk-screen decals with light-sensitive emulsions to create a master image: then cover with glazes, and voilá! Use colored slips

The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cone 10 (A Lark Ceramics Book)
By imusti
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mpn: 9781600592164, ean: 9781600592164, isbn: 1600592163,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes, and carefully reviews every one. He offers a thorough examination of glaze materials, chemistry, and tools, and presents the basics of mixing, application, and firing

White Ironstone: A Collector's Guide
By Brand: Antique Trader Books
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ean: 9780930625368, isbn: 0930625366,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
The gleaming white earthenware shapes produced during the middle and late nineteenth century by Staffordshire potters such as James Edwards, Mayer Bros., Adams, T. & R. Boote, Maddock, Jacob Furnival, Elsmore & Forster, and others have by-passed time and caught the hearts of American ceramics collectors today.White Ironstone: A Collector's Guide traces the history of ironstone manufacture and reveals the story of the large North American ceramics trade.Used Book in Good Condition.

500 Prints on Clay: An Inspiring Collection of Image Transfer Work (500 Series)
By Lark Crafts
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mpn: 43168-33676, ean: 9781454703310, isbn: 1454703318,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
This breathtaking entry in the highly successful 500 Ceramics series ventures into the hottest area of modern ceramics: image transfer on clay. Juried by the renowned artist and teacher Paul Andrew Wandless, it showcases a visually intriguing collection of contemporary work in this rapidly evolving field. The featured pieces include silkscreen; newspaper, tissue, and digital ink transfer; stencils and more, printed on everything from earthenware and porcelain to stoneware and vitreous china..

Picasso: Ceramics
By Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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ean: 9788793659025, isbn: 8793659024,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Picasso's ceramics express the restless, fluid ease of his late yearsIn 1946, Pablo Picasso visited an exhibition of ceramics in Vallauris, an area in southeastern France known for its many potteries. He would move to the region soon after, establishing a steady relationship with the Madoura ceramics workshop in 1948.It was a watershed moment for Picasso, who throughout his long life was always on the lookout for new artistic challenges in all conceivable materials. Picasso's experiments with

Pottery Analysis: A Sourcebook
By University Of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226711164, isbn: 0226711161,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
A rich and comprehensive sourcebook, PotteryAnalysis draws together diverse approaches to the study of pottery—archaeological, ethnographic, stylistic, functional, and physicochemical. Prudence M. Rice uses pottery as a starting point for insights into people and culture and examines in detail the methods for studying these fired clay vessels that have been used worldwide from prehistoric times to the present. Pottery Analysis is a classic in its field as well as an invaluable reference for

The Polymer Clay Techniques Book
By North Light Books
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mpn: NL31503, ean: 9781581800081, isbn: 1581800088,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
Discover the wealth of creative possibilities that versatile and colorful polymer clay has to offer. Here are all the techniques you need to create oven-clay projects: buttons, beads, jewelry, figurines, boxes, mosaics, and frames. The book begins with some basic techniques to get you started, including rolling, baking, and gluing. It then moves on to marbling effects, simulating textiles, making frames, building miniature pots, and creating faux stones. Inspirational examples of work from some

500 Cups: Ceramic Explorations of Utility & Grace (A Lake Ceramics Book)
By Brand: Lark Crafts
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ean: 9781579905934, isbn: 1579905935,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
In the hands of an expert ceramist, the once-simple cup can become an extraordinary work of art--as these 500 magnificent examples so beautifully prove. The exciting pieces come from an international array of artists, each with a unique perspective. The stylishly varied collection has a little bit of everything: the cups range from handbuilt to wheel-thrown, practical to sculptural, round to square. Benjamin Schulman's ''Stacked Teacup Set'' takes a strictly functional approach, while Heather

Creating Original Porcelain Dolls: Modeling, Molding and Painting
By Brand: Hobby House Pr Inc
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ean: 9780875883397, isbn: 0875883397,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Book by Gunzel, HildegardUsed Book in Good Condition.

The Teabowl: East and West
By Herbert Press
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ean: 9781472585608, isbn: 1472585607,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
The teabowl has become an iconic form in contemporary ceramics. Having travelled from Japan, where it was an inherent part of chanoyu, or tea ceremony, it has evolved and adapted to become something very different in the West. Revered for its associations of its past and its connotations of sophistication and simplicity, the teabowl enjoys an elevated status. Here Bonnie Kemske looks at the form as a whole, considering the history and ideas behind the original tea ceremony,,,how it moved into

Ceramics: Contemporary Artists Working in Clay
By imusti
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ean: 9781452148090, isbn: 1452148090,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
This beautiful modern volume presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that blur the line between fine art, design, and craft. Featuring a unique package with a

The Dinner Party: A Symbol of our Heritage
By Anchor
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ean: 9780385145671, isbn: 0385145675,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
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