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Turners and Burners: The Folk Potters of North Carolina (Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies)
By Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
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ean: 9780807817049, isbn: 080781704X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
This richly illustrated portrait of North Carolina's pottery traditions tells the story of the generations of ''turners and burners'' whose creations are much admired for their strength and beauty. Perhaps no other state possesses such an active and extensive ceramic heritage, and one that is entirely continuous. This book is an attempt to understand both the past and the present, the now largely vanished world of the folk potter and the continuing achievements of his descendants. It is a

Spoken Through Clay: Native Pottery of the Southwest―The Eric Dobkin Collection
By Museum of New Mexico Press
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ean: 9780890136249, isbn: 0890136246,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Spoken Through Clay includes nearly three hundred pottery vessels covering a wide range of contemporary artists and a few important historic pieces. This book includes portraits and voices of renowned Native artists―the majority of whom are Pueblo―speaking about their artistry and technique, families, culture, and traditions. Dynamic color photography captures the depth and dimension of the pieces, while the artists provide an illuminating perspective through narrative captions. Artists,

The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook
By Firefly Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781770856677, isbn: 1770856676,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
''This book is indeed complete with every aspect of design material selection, installation and care considered... Appropriate as a coffee table book and an instructive text; beginner and pro alike will not be disappointed.'' -- B and B, Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association Maggy Howarth is one of the world's foremost pebble mosaic experts, known for the innovative traditional and contemporary designs she has used to create outdoor mosaics around the world. This new edition is

The Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles: Region 4 South And Southwestern States; Region 5 Northwest And Northern California (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Schiffer Pub Ltd
SKU: #Y9780764322358
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sku: Y9780764322358, ean: 9780764322358, isbn: 0764322354,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Over 4500 images appear in this beautiful and comprehensive, four-volume set. This massive compilation reveals the great diversity and intrinsic beauty of art tiles produced across the length and breadth of the United States from the late nineteenth through the twentieth centuries. Tile installations of great beauty include panels, individual tiles, and inserts adorning building facades, interiors, furniture, and garden ornaments. These volumes explore the wildly varying themes and distinctive

Soda Glazing (Ceramics Handbooks)
By Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press
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mpn: Illustrations (some col.), ports., ean: 9780812215717, isbn: 0812215710,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Soda glazing was, for many years, the neglected cousin of salt glazing. As pollution laws have become stricter, however, more potters have turned to soda and, to their delight, found not only the traditional orange peel surface but also a subtle palette of colors that have made them sit up and take notice.In this book Ruthanne Tudball discusses the history of and techniques involved in soda glazing. She includes body and slip recipes, kiln designs, and firing methods specifically developed for

The Kiln Book
By University of Pennsylvania Press
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mpn: 270 color, 310 b/w illus., ean: 9780812221862, isbn: 0812221869,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The Kiln Book is the definitive guide to pottery kiln construction. Since this breakthrough book was first published more than thirty years ago, it has shown generations of ceramicists how to build safe, economical, and fully functional kilns that meet their specific creative needs. The revised fourth edition continues to cover all aspects of kiln construction through step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams, with new information on alternative fuels and the latest designs.In The Kiln

Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls: Create a Fantasy World in Polymer Clay
By North Light Books
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mpn: 9781581808209, ean: 9781581808209, isbn: 1581808208,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Welcome to the world of the Faerie FolkCreate an idyllic, polymer-clay world filled with fairies, playful sprites, clever gnomes and elves, wise wizards and misunderstood trolls. Whether you are new to polymer clay, or looking to improve your skills, Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls offers everything you need to unlock the characters in your imagination and bring the magic of the fairy to life.Inside you'll find 15 complete projects, including:Isa Rosalia, the flower fairyDray Van Elm, the elf

Palissy Ware: Nineteenth-century French Ceramists from Avisseau to Renoleau
By The Athlone Press
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ean: 9780485114973, isbn: 1850091935,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
Bernard Palissy, the great Renaissance potter, created a style of ceramic art which has remained popular for nearly four hundred years and which saw a considerable revival throughout Europe in the later nineteenth-century. The coiled vipers, the slinking lizards, the scaly fish - these are the characteristic Palissy creatures set in high relief and painted as in nature. Palissy ware is found in the world's great museums. This volume, fully illustrated in colour, provides the first comprehensive

Ai Weiwei: So Sorry
By Prestel
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ean: 9783791350141, isbn: 3791350145,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Recent work of one of China's most important and outspoken contemporary artists is featured in this book. One of China's most controversial artists, Ai Weiwei is also one of the world's most prominent critics of the Chinese government. A critic of China's handling of such matters as the 2008 Olympic Games, and the tragedy of the 2008 earthquake, Ai Weiwei brings questions about tradition, history, modernity, and change to his works of sculpture, architecture, photography and his blog texts.

Kiln Construction: A Brick by Brick Approach
By Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press
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mpn: 211 color illustrations, ean: 9780812219845, isbn: 0812219848,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Building one's own kiln can be a daunting prospect, with the potential for numerous missteps along the way. This book aims to give confidence to those who seek to build their own kilns. Kiln Construction is a user-friendly guide that offers a thorough grounding in the basics of construction and also in-depth examinations of three kiln types—gas, oil, and woodfired—with diagrams and photos showing every step in the process. These designs have been thoroughly tried and tested and are in

Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person
By Wesleyan
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ean: 9780819562005, isbn: 0819562009,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
A flowing collection of poetry that is also a guide for life..

Clay & Cuisine: Techniques for the Studio, Recipes for the Kitchen
By American Ceramic Society
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ean: 9781574983852, isbn: 1574983857,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews

The Essential Guide to Mold Making & Slip Casting (A Lark Ceramics Book)
By Lark Books NC
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mpn: 9781600590771, ean: 9781600590771, isbn: 1600590772,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
For potters, mold making is invaluable because it allows them to slip-cast identical multiples of their work—and this newly revised, now in color edition of Andrew Martin’s classic is the definitive guide to the craft. No other volume has shown the processes in such how-to detail. It’s overflowing with hundreds of photos, key techniques, projects, master artist profiles, and troubleshooting tips. A thorough introduction addresses materials and tools, and presents Martin’s simple, unique

Ceramic Design Course: Principles, Practice, and Techniques: A Complete Course for Ceramicists
By Barron's Educational Series
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ean: 9780764137334, isbn: 0764137336,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Ceramic craftsmen intent on making pottery for everyday use, as well as dedicated artisans concentrating on fine-art objects will find inspiration and practical instruction in this handsome volume. Step-by-step tutorials take readers through each stage of the ceramic-making process with-- A clearly illustrated summary of essential potter's tools Instruction on developing design concepts and making prototypes and technical drawings Making models from drawings Making sample pieces to test

Joining of Ceramics (Chapman & Hall Medical Atlas Series)
By M G Nicholas
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ean: 9780412367502, isbn: 0412367505,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
This volume discusses the physical and chemical factors involved in the production of glass-metal seals and metallizing ceramic surfaces, including a discussion of the bonding involved, and methods of active metal brazing.Joining Of Ceramics.

250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters: The Indispensable Compendium of Essential Knowledge and Troubleshooting Tips
By Barrons
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mpn: 9.78076E+12, ean: 9780764141164, isbn: 0764141163,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Both amateur and professional potters constantly seek time-saving tips, trade secrets, and new technical knowledge--which makes this handsomely illustrated book exactly what they're looking for! Author Jacqui Atkin describes the full range of available clays and their individual qualities, as well as necessary tools and equipment. She presents easy-to-follow directions for fashioning pottery, and augments her instruction with captioned, step-by-step photos and illustrations. Topics explained in

Roman Pottery in the Near East: Local Production and Regional Trade: Proceedings of the round table held in Berlin, 19-20 February 2010 (Roman and Late Antique Mediterranean Poetry)
By Archaeopress Archaeology
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mpn: illustrated throughout, ean: 9781905739677, isbn: 1905739672,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Discussions and scientific exchange are crucial for the advancement of a young discipline such as the study of Roman pottery in the Near East. Therefore, in addition to large conferences such as the ‘Late Roman Coarse Ware Conference’ (LRCW) where the Near East plays only a marginal role, an international workshop with 20 participants dedicated solely to the study of Roman common ware pottery in the Near East was held in Berlin on 18th and 19th February 2010. The goal of this workshop was

Science for Potters
By American Ceramic Society
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ean: 9781574983845, isbn: 1574983849,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews

Hands in Clay with Expertise
By McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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ean: 9780072950700, isbn: 0072950706,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
Hands in Clay is the only introductory ceramics text featuring all three essential elements: techniques for working in clay, a thorough appreciation of the aesthetics of ceramic art, and extensive coverage of the history of ceramics..

The Craft and Art of Clay
By Brand: Overlook Hardcover
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ean: 9781585674763, isbn: 1585674761,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The Craft and Art of Clay, by leading ceramics teacher Susan Peterson, is the most comprehensive available guide to modern ceramics, packed with step-by-step illustrations of ceramic techniques to guide the beginner as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from contemporary potters from around the world. This completely revised fourth edition contains more than 150 new illustrations and includes profiles of key ceramists who have influenced the field, new material on marketing ceramics on the

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