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Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed: The Secrets of Handbuilding Shown in Unique Cutaway Photography
By Barrons
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mpn: 9.78144E+12, ean: 9781438001999, isbn: 1438001991,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
The brand-new edition of this very popular how-to book for potters is bigger and better than ever. It has gone up in page count from the first edition to accommodate additional projects with instructions for making them, and also features an expanded gallery of handsome color photos showing examples of finished pieces. Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed focuses on projects that produce good-looking and useful finished objects but don't require use of a potter's wheel. Author and expert


The Kiln Book: Materials, Specifications & Construction
By Krause Publications
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ean: 9780873419109, isbn: 0873419103,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
The kiln builder's bibleFredrick L. Olsen's practical guide to the construction, maintenance and repair of kilns is now bigger and more comprehensive than ever.Olsen's bible for kiln builders now includes chapters on multi-directional and specialty kilns, and offers a few suggestions on what kilns may look like in the future.The Kiln Book covers the principles of efficient design, building methods, refractory, materials, bricklaying procedures and instructions, fuels and firing systems, arches,


Fiesta: The Homer Laughlin China Company's Colorful Dinnerware (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Brand: Frank J Schuetz
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ean: 9780764315756, isbn: 0764315757,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
This bright and colorful guide presents a sweeping survey of the Homer Laughlin China Company's most popular dinnerware-Fiesta Ware. These brilliantly colored, inexpensive dishes helped brighten The Depression when they were introduced in 1936, and are avidly collected today. Hundreds of color photographs chronicle Fiesta's many forms, from the most common to much sought-after rarities, and the dazzling spectrum of glaze colors which adorn them. Also included in the text is a history of the


Pillin Pottery
By Schiffer
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ean: 9780764339226, isbn: 0764339222,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Described by many as Picasso-esque, Polia Pillin's works of art have gained tremendous attention in the art pottery market in recent years. With hundreds of Pillin's pieces captured in more than 700 color photos, this is a comprehensive catalog of her art pottery from the late 1940s until the late 1980s. Featured pieces, with values, include decorated and non-decorated pottery. Pillin's range of subjects are all presented here, including women, men, children, cats, nudes, equestrian scenes,


The Art of Enameling: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
By Darty, Linda
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mpn: 999 A41, ean: 9781579909543, isbn: 157990954X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
With this lavish introduction to the centuries-old art of enameling, even beginners can effortlessly create imaginative designs. Written with clarity and passion by a leader in the field, it covers all the popular techniques, the fundamentals of setting up a studio, and 14 fabulous projects. The various styles range from traditional cloisonné, champlevé, and plique-à-jour to experimental techniques such as firing enamel onto mesh forms. Even more creative possibilities await in the firing:


The Ceramics Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques
By Chronicle Books
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mpn: CC0162-0, ean: 9781452101620, isbn: 1452101620,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Ceramicists have been plying their art and craft for thousands of years, and never more prolifically than today. The Ceramics Bible is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on the subject. Brimming with more than 700 full-color photos and illustrations, this is the new definitive guide for serious ceramics practitioners. Inside are step-by-step instructions on molding, firing, and glazing techniques, generously accompanied by detailed photographs. Also included are beautiful examples of


500 Bowls: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design
By Brand: Lark Crafts
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ean: 9781579903626, isbn: 1579903622,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Five hundred inspiring variations on the simple, functional bowl will fire any potter's imagination. Displayed on each page are bowls that reinvent and reinterpret the form, and use techniques from across the globe and through the centuries. More importantly, every piece, such as Kate Maury's wheel-thrown porcelain, Stephen F. Fabrico's slab-built bowl with handles, and Ruchika Madan's stoneware Fruit Bowl, testifies to the artist's boundless inventiveness. Captions give each bowl's size, with


Wood-Fired Stoneware and Porcelain
By Chilton Book
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ean: 9780801984846, isbn: 080198484X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Out of the fire comes the history, creation, and artistry of wood-fired wares. Includes in-depth studies of contemporary kiln designs, complete with schematics and photos, an analysis of the firing process, clays as they relate to woodfiring, and contemporary expressions in woodfiring from 1900 to present..


Basic Pottery Making: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (How To Basics)
By Brand: Stackpole Books
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ean: 9780811735315, isbn: 0811735311,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Step-by-step instructions complete with color photographsIncludes a chapter on bisque firing, waxing, and glazing4 basic pottery projects for the beginning potterThe art of pottery making is described in detail for the beginning or experienced potter. Complete with a chapter on tools and materials to get started, this easy-to-use guide explains and illustrates how to wedge clay, use a pottery wheel, shape and trim pots, determine clay thickness, add handles, and a host of other pottery-making


Bonnie Fitzgerald's Guide to Mosaic Techniques: The Go-To Source for In-Depth Instructions and Creative Design Ideas
By Delphi Glass
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781570767203, isbn: 9781570767203,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
This complete resource of mosaic techniques and design ideas is sure to become your go-to reference. With clear step-by-step sequences, mosaic artist Bonnie Fitzgerald shows how to draw up an idea, cut and arrange tiles, and lay designs successfully. All tools, materials, and equipment are clearly explained, and you'll find helpful hints on setting up a comfortable workspace, as well as essential information on installing your finished mosaics.Includes 10 project descriptions, such as a mirror


Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing (A Lark Ceramics Book)
By Lark Books
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ean: 9781600592447, isbn: 1600592449,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
In the same bright, open design as the well-received Ceramics for Beginners: Hand Building, this second entry in the series offers an introduction to the mechanics of wheel-thrown ceramics. Artist Emily Reason takes the beginner ceramist through nine projects, starting from one of two fundamental forms (cylinder or bowl).  Color bands throughout point the reader to related information on various techniques, while gallery sections provide inspiration. Used Book in Good Condition.


The Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles: Region 6 Southern California (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
SKU: #N_6005
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sku: N_6005, mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780764322303, isbn: 0764322303,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 116 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


China Paint and Overglaze
By Brand: American Ceramic Society
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781574982695, isbn: 1574982699,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Invented in 9th century China, coveted in 17th century Europe, treasured in 19th century America, and neglected by art schools for more than 100 years, china painting is poised for a revival with new materials, new forms and new imagery. China paint, fired at the lowest end of the ceramic range, offers consistent, durable, predictable color, from the brightest hues to the subtlest gradations. Any effect that paint or ink can achieve, china paint can duplicate. For the ceramic artist interested


Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521002301, isbn: 0521002303,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Mosaics reached their fullest development under the Romans who used them to decorate the floors of their houses and public buildings. This book gives a comprehensive and fully illustrated history of mosaics in the Greek and Roman world, and studies their development over a thousand years throughout the Roman Empire. Chapters are devoted to technique, to the role of mosaics in architecture, and to their social implications and the role of patrons. This book is the only complete study in depth of


Making Pottery You Can Use: Plates that stack Lids that fit Spouts that pour Handles that stay on
By BARRONS
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ean: 9780764168734, isbn: 0764168738,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you!Everyone who owns a beloved mug that has just the right handle, an agreeably ''deep'' cereal bowl, or a plate that fits perfectly in the dishwasher knows that once you've found these pieces, you wish you had more of them. In Making Pottery You Can Use, you'll learn how to create the pieces that will work best for you. Each element of the creative process is explained, including: Deciding the function of the itemWorking out


Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300169973, isbn: 0300169973,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
As gallerists and collectors, Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio have helped shape the field of ceramics by expanding notions of the medium's possibilities. This comprehensive catalogue features, for the first time in its entirety, their esteemed collection of ceramics, acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 2007. These 478 works, produced by leading artists from more than twenty countries, range from functional wares and modern vessels to sculptural works and postmodern objects.


Contemporary Lampworking Volume III
By Salusa Glassworks
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ean: 9780965897235, isbn: 0965897230,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Building on Volumes I and II of this series, this information-packed book will deepen and broaden every artist's exploration of the highly addictive craft of lampworked glass. Printed entirely in full color, Volume III features over 1300 photographs and diagrams, including detailed step-by-step demonstrations by 35 different artists, with dozens of finished works to inspire the advanced and beginning lampworker alike.The fascinating human enterprise of creativity is emphasized throughout this


Conservation and Care of Glass Objects
By Archetype Publications
SKU: #M_11928
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sku: M_11928, ean: 9781904982081, isbn: 1904982085,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
By Stephen P. Koob This book is designed to aid conservators in understanding the materials used in the conservation and restoration of glass objects. Principles and methods involved in the cleaning and restoration of historical and archaeological glass objects are addressed, including aspects of deterioration, the ethics and aesthetics of restoration, and proper conditions for storage and display. Included is a discussion of techniques for repairing broken glass and for filling gaps in


Ceramic Studio: Hand Building
By Lark Crafts
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mpn: 9781454702016, ean: 9781454702016, isbn: 145470201X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
With a wealth of information, elegant design, and time-tested advice, this beautiful beginner's book covers the most popular topic in ceramics. Just as in her celebrated workshops, artist Shay Amber guides would-be potters through all the basics of hand building, from pinching and coiling to draping slabs, adding gorgeous surface embellishments, and firing. Twelve teaching projects--including a pinched tea bowl and coil-built espresso cup set--build a repertoire of skills. Hundreds of


20th Century Ceramics (World of Art)
By Thames Hudson
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ean: 9780500203712, isbn: 0500203717,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Potters long ago left behind the notion that pots must be purely useful or merely pleasant everyday objects. At the turn of the twentieth century, ceramics―as in other media in both the decorative and fine arts―underwent revolutionary change. The potter emerged from the anonymity of the workshop and made more individualistic statements in clay than ever before. Ceramics have kept pace with, or even led, new movements in art, from art nouveau, art deco, the Bauhaus, and futurism, through



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