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|TITLE & DESCRIPTION
(**indicates special order item)
|POTTERY MAKING ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE
The leading ceramic art magazine specializing in pottery techniques and studio information
|CERAMICS MONTHLY MAGAZINE
The largest ceramics magazine in the world
|CLAY WHISTLES....VOICE OF CLAY
by Janet Moniot, 1989
Potter Janet Moniot shows how to make simple whistles out of clay. Also shows how to make four-hole ocarinas and sweet potatoes (ten-hole ocarinas).
|THE KILN BOOK, 4th EDITION
by Frederick L Olsen, 2012
This book covers all kiln types including gas, wood, oil, electric and various combinations, as well as being packed with plans, drawings and advice. It covers everything you need to know about kilns.
|**THE CERAMIC SPECTRUM: A SIMPLIFIED
APPROACH TO GLAZE & COLOR DEVELOPMENT, 2ND EDITION
by Robin Hopper, 1984
Your complete guide to materials and color testing, mixing, and blending. Investigate 42 specific colors in 134 variations, all usable in a wide range of temperatures and atmospheres.
|FUNCTIONAL POTTERY: FORMS AND AESTHETIC IN
POTS OF PURPOSE, 2ND ED.
by Robin Hopper, 2000
The best-selling pottery reference book includes more than 250 color photos as well as hundreds of black and white photos and illustrations of both historical and contemporary pottery.
|MODELING THE HEAD IN CLAY
by Bruno Lucchesi, 1979
Depicts the step-by-step creation of a single life-size head through all the stages of roughing in, modeling, refining the surface, and finishing and texturing.
|MODELING THE FIGURE IN CLAY
by Bruno Lucchesi, 1996
An indispensable anatomical resource for sculptors: Starting with the skeleton, laying on the muscles to show male and female anatomy, and finishing with a complete figure sculpture with every detail of face and hair.
|STUDIO CERAMIC DICTIONARY
by John W. Conrad, 1990
(no description available)
|LOW-FIRING & BURNISHING (CERAMICS
by Sumi von Dassow, 2009
Techniques of firing and finishing at low temperature without using glazes. A step-by-step beginner's guide, with many illustrations of contemporary work. Includes burnishing, terra sigillata, smoke-firing, pit-firing, saggar firing and raku techniques.
Every Potter Should Know: Answers and
Solutions to Common Pottery Problems
by Jeff Zamek, 1999
Rescue many spoiled pieces by learning solutions to some of the most common pottery problems. Easy to grasp segments to guide readers through new glaze formulas, new clay body formulas, kiln firing techniques, clay/glaze defects, and much more.
|GLAZING TECHNIQUES (CERAMICS CLASS)
by Joaquim Chavarria, 1999
Discusses preparation, adapting glazes to ceramic mixtures, firing, cooling, glazing with a brush, with a spraygun, handling defects and corrections, finishing processes, and using a crucible and kiln. The glazes reviewed included crystalline, raku, salt, and crackle.
|**Safety in the Ceramics Studio
by Jeff Zamek, 2002
The potter's health and safety are covered in detail from ceramic toxicology to safe handling of raw materials. Guidelines for using clays, glazes, tools, kilns, and other equipment are presented. This is the safety guide that every student, teacher, and ceramic professional will refer to again and again while working with clay and glaze materials.
|THE POTTER'S DICTIONARY OF MATERIALS AND
by Frank and Janet Hamer, 2015
A comprehensive guide to the tools, materials and techniques of ceramic art. A-Z format, packed with full colour illustrations and sound, practical explanations, this reference work is widely known as 'the potter's bible'.
|RAKU (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)
by John Mathieson, 2002
A concise look at raku, covering the essentials of clay types, glazes, post-firing reduction methods and the kiln. Illustrated with colourful images showing a variety of work from a global selection of artists.
|THE SOUL OF A BOWL
by Don Reitz, Frank Boyde, Jenny Lind, Tom Coleman, and Elaine Coleman, 2003
(no description available)
|THE MAGIC OF CLAY
by Adalucia Quan, 2003
Readers of all ages will gain knowledge about this almost magical material called clay.
|PAPER CLAY (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)
by Rosette Gault, 1998
Paper clay, a plastic modeling mix of clay, paper pulp, and water, is an extraordinarily versatile material. It is extremely strong in an unfired state, and easily repairable at nearly every stage in the forming process. The final glazed and fired results are much lighter in weight than conventional clay. Particularly useful for wall installations and delicate sculptural forms.
|ADVANCED RAKU TECHNIQUES: A COLLECTION OF
MATERIALS FROM THE AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY
by Bill Jones, 2004
All the best materials on raku published from 1974 to the present (2004). Feature articles on techniques and artist profiles, suggestions from readers, answers to readers' questions concerning the raku process. Includes raku techniques, glaze recipe, and many photos of finished work.
|ALTERNATIVE KILNS (CERAMICS HANDBOOK)
by Ian Gregory, 2005
This book offers radically new ideas and different approaches to kiln-building. Designed for the experienced kiln-builder, the book provides a few basic instructions as well.
|THE PORTRAIT IN CLAY
by Peter Rubino, 1997
Simulating a workshop studio course, this book provides action-photography sequences that enable readers to observe every step a master sculptor takes in building a portrait in clay.
|THE TEAPOT BOOK
by Steve Woodhead, 2005
A practical approach to the teapot. As well as covering the essential making methods such as throwing, slab-building, press-moulding, and slipcasting, this book also looks at the aesthetic and functional aspects of teapot design.
|FROM MUD TO MUSIC
by Barry Hall, 2006
Explores ceramic musical instruments, their historical traditions in world cultures, and modern variations. All instrument families are represented: percussion, winds, strings, and unique hybrids. Construction techniques are explained for each type of instrument. Includes step-by-step instructions on building several ceramic instruments, and a companion audio CD containing 43 diverse tracks of ceramic instrumental music.
|LARGE-SCALE CERAMICS (CERAMICS HANDBOOK)
by Jim Robison, 2005
Large-scale ceramics demand a number of considerations that do not concern most ceramicists. Kiln size required, assembling, weatherproofing and installation are things that must be taken into account. This book discusses these issues as well as giving advice on obtaining and handling commissions.
|**THE SUMI-E BOOK
Yolanda Mayhall, 1989
This ancient Japanese technique is ideal for teaching art to the beginner because the student is quickly able create successful pictures with four basic brushstrokes. Mastery of Sumi-e leads to new levels of creativity.
|NAKED CLAY: CERAMICS WITHOUT GLAZE
by Jane Perryman, 2004
From slips and terra sigillata to burnishing, engobes, oxide washes, and additions to the clay body, there is a wide range of techniques artists can employ to achieve the finishes they desire.
|OLD DOG, NEW TRICKS
by Halldor Hjalmarson
This book is a classic in defining the art and techniques of “sprigging”. Complete step by step processes of mold making to application are explained with simple verbal and visual aides. 106 pages with more than 200 photographs offer detailed and comprehensive information.
|CERAMICS IN THE ENVIRONMENT: AN
Janet Mansfield, 2005
A look at the vast array of modern ornamental, architectural and large-scale ceramics around the world. Divides work into themes of symbolism, pattern and geometry, architecture, nature and the human figure, and is focused on the aesthetics and relevance of work in relation to its location. More than 100 ceramicists are featured, showing the finished work as well as discussing the issues surrounding the construction of these ambitious and monumental projects.
|SODA, CLAY AND FIRE
By Gail Nichols, 2006
A largely personal account of lessons learned from years of technical and aesthetic development. There is a focus on methodology of research, study of materials and process, and their contribution to the art of soda glazing.
|**CHINA PAINT AND OVERGLAZE
by Kurt Weiser
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. The essential text for the ceramic artist interested in exploring this robust medium to the lifelong china painter. This groundbreaking book is the first to showcase the work of traditional china painters, contemporary potters and clay sculptors together.
|**YOU CAN MAKE GLASS BEADS!
by Cindy Jenkins
Beginning Beadmaking illustrated for use with a hot head torch. Starts out with an overview of tools required and then walks you through simple step-by-step instructions on how to create a basic glass bead. 32 pages.
GUIDE TO MOLD MAKING & SLIPCASTING
by Andrew Martin, 2007
The definitive guide to the craft, this book demonstrates the process in how-to detail. Hundreds of photos, key techniques, projects, master artist profiles, and troubleshooting tips. Addresses materials and tools, and presents unique template method for making clay prototypes. Create one-piece molds to make tiles, bowls, and platters, or multi-piece molds for more complex forms. Also covers slip formulation, with recipes for low-, mid-, and high-fire clay bodies.
|RAKU, PIT & BARREL: FIRING TECHNIQUES
(CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)
by Anderson Turner, 2007
A collection of 28 feature articles from Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated. This handbook is divided into three sections covering each of these popular topics. Within each section you'll be inspired by some of the most beautiful work now being produced in this field, as well as extensive how-to techniques and step-by-step instructions to help you duplicate the processes in your own studio.
|THROWING &HANDBUILDING: FORMING
(CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)
by Anderson Turner, 2007
A collection of feature articles from Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated, the two most widely read ceramics arts publications in the world. Within each section of the book you'll discover challenging, complex and unusual techniques, oftentimes extensively illustrated, by some of the foremost studio artists working today. By mastering new techniques and discovering inspirational works of contemporary masters, you'll soon find yourself challenged to take new directions in your work.
|EXTRUDER, MOLD & TILE (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$29.97||BK381|
|COLOURING CLAY (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$28.95
|CRYSTALLINE GLAZE (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$28.95||BK388|
|STONEWARE (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$28.95||BK389|
|GLAZES FROM NATURAL SOURCES||$29.95||BK392|
|HANDBUILDING (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$32.50||BK394|
|COILING (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||BK395|
|GLAZES & GLAZING: FINISHING TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$29.97||BK398|
|CERAMIC ART: INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$29.97||BK406|
|CERAMICS SCULPTURE: INSPIRING TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$19.97||BK407|
|STUDIO CERAMICS: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$19.97||BK411|
|CERAMIC PROJECTS: FORM TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$19.97||BK412|
|CERAMIC JEWELRY (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$29.95||BK413|
|THROWING LARGE (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$29.97||BK416|
|MAIOLICA (CERAMICS HANDBOOKS)||$27.50||BK417|
|INTRODUCING POTTERY: THE COMPLETE GUIDE
|TECHNIQUES: USING SLIPS||$28.95||BK419|
|THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BEADMAKING||$26.95||BK421|
|CERAMIC TRANSFER PRINTING||$32.97||BK422|
|ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COLOR, FORM, & DECORATION||$19.97||BK423|
|COLOUR IN GLAZES||$32.97||BK424|
|THE POTTER'S BIBLE||$14.99||BK427|
|FROM A SLAB OF CLAY||$32.97||BK428|
|NAKED RAKU AND RELATED BARE CLAY TECHNIQUES||$32.97||BK429|
|SURFACE, GLAZE, & FORM (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$29.97||BK430|
|LOW-FIRE GLAZES AND SPECIAL PROJECTS (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$32.97||BK435|
|HIGH-FIRE GLAZES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$32.97||BK436|
|SCULPTURE TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$32.97||BK437|
|THROWING TECHNIQUES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$32.97||BK438|
|SURFACE DESIGN FOR CERAMICS||$21.95||BK444|
|CERAMIC STUDIO: WHEEL THROWING||$19.95||BK446|
|CERAMIC STUDIO: HAND BUILDING||$19.95||BK447|
|500 FIGURES IN CLAY: VOL 2||$27.95||BK452|
|500 TEAPOTS: VOL 2||BK453|
|CERAMIC SCULPTURE: MAKING FACES||$24.95||BK454|
|THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO: MID-RANGE GLAZES||$29.95||BK455|
|IN THE POTTER'S KITCHEN||$32.97||BK457|
|CONE 5-6 GLAZES (CERAMIC ARTS HANDBOOK SERIES)||$32.97||BK459|
|ADDITIONS TO CLAY BODIES||$32.97||BK462|
|CERAMICS AND THE HUMAN FIGURE||$39.97||BK465|
|CERAMICS: MASTERING THE CRAFT, 2ND EDITION