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The Ceramics Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques (Ceramics Book, Ceramics Tools Book, Ceramics Kit Book) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781452101620
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 7th, 2011

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.


Complete Pottery Techniques: Design, Form, Throw, Decorate and More, with Workshops from Professional Makers Cover Image
By DK
$30.00
ISBN: 9781465484758
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Published: DK - August 27th, 2019

Discover how to develop your pottery design skills and bring your ideas to life from start to finish.

Covering every technique from throwing pottery to firing, glazing to sgraffito, this pottery book is perfect for both hand-building beginners and potting pros.


Mastering Hand Building: Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Slabs, Coils, and More (Mastering Ceramics) Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780760352731
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Published: Voyageur Press - January 16th, 2018

From pinch pots to coiled boxes to soft slab tableware, mastering hand building is a lifelong pursuit.


Picasso: Ceramics Cover Image
By Pablo Picasso (Artist), Michael Holm (Editor), Helle Crenzien (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9788793659025
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Published: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - August 28th, 2018

Picasso's ceramics express the restless, fluid ease of his late years

In 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.


Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9780764166426
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Published: B.E.S. - August 1st, 2014

Anyone who loves creating ceramics knows that glazing can be a labor of great love or the bane of the entire ceramic process.


Making Pottery You Can Use: Plates That Stack - Lids That Fit - Spouts That Pour - Handles That Stay on Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780764168734
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Published: B.E.S. - March 1st, 2017

Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you


The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780812247923
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - December 1st, 2015

Now available in its sixth edition, The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques presents a comprehensive survey of all aspects of making ceramics for craft potters and ceramic artists.


Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780819562005
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - May 1st, 1989

A flowing collection of poetry that is also a guide for life.


The Essential Guide to Mold Making & Slip Casting (Lark Ceramics Books) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781600590771
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Published: Lark Books (NC) - April 1st, 2007

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.


The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cones 4-7 (Lark Ceramics Books) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781454707776
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Published: Lark Books (NC) - November 4th, 2014

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.


Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780812221435
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - February 2nd, 2011

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 2000


Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces: A Guide to Modeling the Head and Face with Clay Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781454707769
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Published: Lark Books (NC) - July 1st, 2014

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.


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