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Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding
Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding
By Lark Crafts
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mpn: 43171-580367, ean: 9781454704133, isbn: 1454704136,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
The technique is simple; the results are gorgeous! Susan Halls has created an array of refined, sophisticated and incredibly modern-looking projects that are perfect for beginners, yet enticing for more seasoned ceramicists. The pieces range from a mug, vase, and jug to a bowl, teapot, and triple herb planter, and they start with a basic pinch pot before moving on to wider, taller, and more composite forms, all with stunning options for color and surface decoration. And, since many of the items


The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cones 4-7 (Lark Ceramics Books)
The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cones 4-7 (Lark Ceramics Books)
By Lark Books NC
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mpn: 9781454707776, ean: 9781454707776, isbn: 1454707771,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
According to Ceramics Monthly, approximately 75% of potters glaze their pieces at mid-range temperatures—and this complete studio guide eliminates the guesswork from the popular process. Along with hundreds of recipes, it explores mixing, application, specific firing and cooling cycles, and all the factors that make glazes work. See how to boost colors with intense stains, washes, and underglazes; achieve stunning results that equal high-fire glazing, and expand the frontiers of mid-range


The Book of Meissen (Schiffer Book for Collectors (Hardcover))
The Book of Meissen (Schiffer Book for Collectors (Hardcover))
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780764301704, isbn: 0764301705,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
This book traces the history of Meissen porcelain from the ''goldmaker'' Johann Freidrich Bottger's first tests to the latest design, ''Japan Form,'' for oriental dishes, that was first shown in 1983. Both the most typical and the most beautiful creations of Meissen are shown and described. Special attention is given to the 19th and 20th century products, neglected in most books about Meissen. In thirteen chapters the book describes all facets of the Meissen manufactory: The present state of


Zillij: The Art of Morroccan Ceramics
Zillij: The Art of Morroccan Ceramics
By Brand: Garnet Publishing
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mpn: 500 colour photographs, 1 map, ean: 9781873938027, isbn: 1873938020,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Photographer John Hedgecoe and the editor Salma Samar Damluji were given unprecedented access to Morocco’s finest buildings, including Royal Palaces, and to private and state museum collections. Through the auspices of the Ministry of Culture in Morocco, a unique book on one of the world’s great forms of art has been created. It was through the art of zillïj, intricate cut-tile patterns, that Moroccan craftsmen achieved their most sophisticated expression of precision, spatial geometry and


Miller's Encyclopedia of British Transfer-Printed Pottery Patterns 1790-1930 (Mitchell Beazley Antiques & Collectables)
Miller's Encyclopedia of British Transfer-Printed Pottery Patterns 1790-1930 (Mitchell Beazley Antiques & Collectables)
By MITCH
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ean: 9781845330033, isbn: 184533003X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
For the first time, this invaluable sourcebook will enable collectors to identify transfer-printed pottery patterns through visual references. Divided by subject category, the individual patterns are illustrated and identified in an easy-to-use, accessible manner. Captions accompany each color photo, revealing essential information on pattern, maker, date, relevant marks, and other important details. Right at the start, a timeline pinpoints significant events in the history of design, while at


Ten Thousand Years of Pottery
Ten Thousand Years of Pottery
By University of Pennsylvania Press
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780812221404, isbn: 0812221400,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
Pottery making is one of the oldest and most widespread of human activities, with a history that can be traced back to the Stone Age. Stylistic and technical changes over time reveal a great deal about the societies in which the pottery was made, so that clay vessels serve as essential cultural and dating indicators, as well as objects of individual skill and creativity. This lavishly illustrated and comprehensive account begins with the earliest civilizations of the Near East and Middle East


Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Volume 3: Animals, Animal Performers, Dandies, and Murder
Staffordshire Figures 1780 to 1840 Volume 3: Animals, Animal Performers, Dandies, and Murder
By Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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ean: 9780764345395, isbn: 0764345397,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Volume 3 of this comprehensive, multi-volume work includes over 1100 brilliant color photographs of Staffordshire figures portraying animals and animal entertainment, dandies, death, and murder. Among the menagerie of animals presented are cats, dogs, and a host of wild animals and farm animals. There is also valuable information about the makers and design sources, along with a values guide. This impressive series catalogs the enormous range of enamel-painted figures made predominantly in the


The Complete Salt and Pepper Shaker Book
The Complete Salt and Pepper Shaker Book
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780887404948, isbn: 0887404944,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
The largest, most comprehensive and colorful guide to salt and pepper shakers ever published! A companion volume to The Complete Cookie Jar Book, published in 1991. The Complete Salt and Pepper Shaker Book shows more than 1600 sets of figural shakers in full color. The collection includes those by American potteries such as Rosemeade and Ceramic Arts Studio that have never appeared in a book before. Company histories, measurements of shakers, and pictures of marks and paper labels are among the


Setting Up Your Ceramic Studio: Ideas & Plans from Working Artists (A Lark Ceramics Book)
Setting Up Your Ceramic Studio: Ideas & Plans from Working Artists (A Lark Ceramics Book)
By Brand: Lark Books
SKU: #VIB157990422X
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sku: VIB157990422X, ean: 9781579904227, isbn: 157990422X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Take a photographic tour of 10 beautiful ceramics studios, and discover exactly how and why each workspace design so perfectly meets the artist's particular needs. Author and ceramist Virginia Scotchie covers all the practical decisions about equipment and workflow that go into setting up a new studio, from using the available space effectively to establishing a small office to handle the business side of the craft. Preview potential lighting, flooring, storing, and electrical requirements, and


Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose
Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose
By Brand: Chilton Book Co
SKU: #BKFRM59348
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sku: BKFRM59348, ean: 9780801974519, isbn: 0801974518,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Through a wide display of functional pottery, this reference book offers information and practical tips as well as international coverage of both the design and aesthetics of ceramics and artists's work.Used Book in Good Condition.


A Potter's Book
A Potter's Book
By imusti
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781910065167, isbn: 1910065161,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
When potters throw clay onto a stone, they make a connection across centuries to ancient workshops. The techniques and traditions of these early craftsmen, especially those of China’s Sung dynasty, still inform many of the pottery practices in use today, thanks to the seminal work of Bernard Leach. Leach’s A Potter’s Book was among the first to collect ancient workshop traditions for modern use in studios, emphasizing functional work. It became an immediate hit among potters who embraced


The Evolution of Ceramic Production Organization in a Maya Community
The Evolution of Ceramic Production Organization in a Maya Community
By University Press of Colorado
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781607323136, isbn: 1607323133,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In The Evolution of Ceramic Production Organization in a Maya Community, Dean E. Arnold continues his unique approach to ceramic ethnoarchaeology, tracing the history of potters in Ticul, Yucatán, and their production space over a period of more than four decades. This follow-up to his 2008 work Social Change and the Evolution of Ceramic Production and Distribution uses narrative to trace the changes in production personnel and their spatial organization through the changes in production


The Electric Kiln (Ceramics Handbooks)
The Electric Kiln (Ceramics Handbooks)
By Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press
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mpn: Illustrations (some col.), ean: 9780812217582, isbn: 0812217586,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
A must-have reference for any serious potter, The Electric Kiln is a complete manual on how to install an electric kiln, how to use it properly, and how to maintain and repair it. Harry Fraser fully describes the distinctive features, advantages, and disadvantages of both top-loading and front-loading kilns, as well as various other kiln types. He shows the basic effects of heat on clays, glazes, and pigments. This unique handbook is also a guide on how to make the best use of the kiln to


Mastering the Potter's Wheel: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Potters
Mastering the Potter's Wheel: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Potters
By Quayside Publishing
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mpn: 9780760349755, ean: 9780760349755, isbn: 0760349754,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Take your skills - and your work - to the next level. Mastering the Potter's Wheel starts with an introduction to wheel-throwing, from centering to creating the basic forms. What pushes this book beyond the competition, however, are the techniques offered in the chapters that follow. From a variety of methods for throwing large objects such as pitchers and platters, to alterations, darting, and paddling, this book offers potters a world of possibilities. With galleries featuring today's top


Graphic Clay: Ceramic Surfaces & Printed Image Transfer Techniques
Graphic Clay: Ceramic Surfaces & Printed Image Transfer Techniques
By Lark Crafts
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ean: 9781454707752, isbn: 1454707755,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
For studio artists, production potters, students, educators, and hobbyists who love working with clay, this project-driven guide is an unmatched teaching tool and a fount of information and inspiration. Focusing on various surface processes, and encompassing skills ranging from letterpress and printmaking to drawing and painting, it offers a wealth of techniques for transferring images onto clay vessels. Graphic Clay addresses such topics as staining sculptural work, glazing, brush application,


Ceramics in America 2015 (Ceramics in America Annual)
Ceramics in America 2015 (Ceramics in America Annual)
By Chipstone
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ean: 9780982772263, isbn: 0982772262,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
The 2015 volume of Ceramics in America contains two extensive articles that examine ceramic topics from the American West. The first reports on an interdisciplinary, multiyear study of the architectural tiles, bricks, and domestic pottery produced in Alta California under Spanish control from 1779 to 1849. The use of sophisticated scientific analysis combined with historical and archaeological research and melded with public demonstrations of the making and firing processes should serve as a


500 Raku: Bold Explorations of a Dynamic Ceramics Technique (500 Series)
500 Raku: Bold Explorations of a Dynamic Ceramics Technique (500 Series)
By Brand: Lark Crafts
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ean: 9781600592942, isbn: 1600592945,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
 Raku is an ancient ceramics technique enjoying a modern-day renaissance. This groundbreaking new entry in the highly successful 500 series demonstrates the vitality and invention of today's raku ceramics. Objects including cups, plates, bowls, vases, and statuary contribute to this international gallery of work juried by Jim Romberg, one of the leading practitioners and teachers of raku in the world. Used Book in Good Condition.


Fiesta, Harlequin & Kitchen Kraft Dinnerwares: The Homer Laughlin China Collectors Association Guide
Fiesta, Harlequin & Kitchen Kraft Dinnerwares: The Homer Laughlin China Collectors Association Guide
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780764311482, isbn: 0764311484,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Three of the most collectible lines of vintage dinnerware are thoroughly explored in this major work written by expert collectors. Colorful Fiesta, Harlequin, and Kitchen Kraft sets made since 1936 by The Homer Laughlin China Company are shown in 592 color photographs and detailed measured drawings along with extensive analysis of the shapes, marks, production methods, and decorations. Their enormous popularity, originally and now, has made these dinnerware lines familiar to four generations of


Potter's Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for both Beginner and Advanced Potters (Artist/Craft Bible Series)
Potter's Bible: An Essential Illustrated Reference for both Beginner and Advanced Potters (Artist/Craft Bible Series)
By Chartwell Books
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ean: 9780785821434, isbn: 0785821430,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
An essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters, these step-by-step photographic sequences guide you through a comprehensive range of shaping, firing and decorating techniques, so you can begin making wonderful ceramics even if you've never attempted pottery before. Learn about essential tools and equipment, different types and constituencies of clay, methods of production and much more. Includes dozens of ideas for creating textured surface effects and decorations.


Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces: A Guide to Modeling the Head and Face with Clay
Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces: A Guide to Modeling the Head and Face with Clay
By Lark Books NC
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ean: 9781454707769, isbn: 1454707763,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Sculpting the human face presents a unique artistic challenge—but this richly illustrated guide thoroughly demystifies the process. Instructor Alex Irvine goes step-by-step, explaining everything from creating basic, rough outlines to surface refinements to finely detailed replicas. Photographs of models and sketches appear alongside the actual sculpture, and a gallery of contemporary work inspires.Lark Books NC.



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