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The Craft and Art of Clay

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The Craft and Art of Clay by Susan Peterson,Jan Peterson Book Summary:

Widely considered to be the most comprehensive introduction to ceramics available, this book contains numerous step-by-step illustrations of various ceramic techniques to guide the beginner as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from contemporary potters from around the world. For the more experienced ceramist, there is a wealth of technical detail on things like glaze formulas and temperature conversions which make the book an ideal reference. To quote one review: ...I am a studio potter and would not be without it. The fourth edition has been updated to include profiles of key ceramists who have influenced the field, new material on marketing ceramics including using the internet, more on the use of computers, added coverage of paperclays, using gold and alternative glazes.

The Craft and Art of Clay

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The Craft and Art of Clay by Susan Peterson Book Summary:

Provides information and advice on working with clay by hand, on a wheel, or in a mold, decorating finished pieces, clays and glazes, firing, and related topics, and recounts the highlights of ceramics history.

The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook

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The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook by Kristin Muller,Jeff Zamek Book Summary:

Pottery making and wheel throwing is a timeless craft, perfect for beginner crafters and artisans who don't mind getting their hands dirty. The Potter's Complete Studio Handbook is the perfect guide for all levels to enjoy and master the art of pottery. The book is a compilation of the best features from The Potter's Studio Handbook and The Potter's Studio Clay and Glaze Handbook, bringing the best of hand-building and wheel-throwing techniques together with comprehensive instruction for clays and glazes. Inside, you'll find: —expert tips and tricks for selecting and preparing your clay, constructing slab projects, throwing and centering clay on the wheel, firing your project to perfection —16 beautiful and functional projects with step-by-step photos using wheel-throwing, hand-building, and slipcasting techniques that can be done at home —more than 40 formulas for unique clays and glazes with instructions on how to use them plus troubleshooting tips from the experts —behind-the-scenes access to production and mining facilities. . . and much more!

International Colloquium of Art and Design Education Research (i-CADER 2014)

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International Colloquium of Art and Design Education Research (i-CADER 2014) by Oskar Hasdinor Hassan,Shahriman Zainal Abidin,Rafeah Legino,Rusmadiah Anwar,Muhamad Fairus Kamaruzaman Book Summary:

This book focuses on Art and Design Education Research. Gathering 72 papers illustrated with diagrams and tables, they provide state-of-the-art information on infrastructure and sustainable issues in Art and Design, focusing on Design Industrial Applications, Visual Communication and New Media, Art Education Research, Cultural Studies, and the Social Implications of Art. They also offer detailed information on innovative research trends in Design Technology and Multimedia Design, as well as a compilation of interdisciplinary findings combining the Humanities and Quality of Life in Art and Design.

The Complete Potter

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The Complete Potter by Steve Mattison Book Summary:

Heavily illustrated with more than 600 how-to photos, "The Complete Potter" takes those interested in learning pottery through every phase of the craft, from clay to kiln. Separate sections explain clays, design, clay preparation, tools, throwing and turning on a potter's wheel, using molds, tile-making, and more.

Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Generalia, language and literature, the arts

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Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Generalia, language and literature, the arts by Albert John Walford,Marilyn Mullay,Priscilla Schlicke,Library Association Book Summary:

From its first edition the purpose of Walford has been to identify and evaluate the widest possible range of reference materials. No rigid definition of reference is applied. In addition to the expected bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and directories, a number of important textbooks and manuals of general practice are included. While the majority of the items are books, Walford is a guide to reference material. Thus periodical articles, microforms, online and CD-ROM sources are all represented. In this volume a particular effort has been made to improve coverage of the latter two categories.

Ceramic Review

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Ceramic Review by N.A Book Summary:

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Potter's Bible

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Potter's Bible by Marylin Scott Book Summary:

The Potter's Bible is a must-have guide for beginners and advanced potters with descriptions of the equipment and materials of the craft.

Ceramics, Art and Perception

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Ceramics, Art and Perception by N.A Book Summary:

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Ceramics

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Ceramics by Elisabeth Landberger,Mita Lundin Book Summary:

This comprehensive guide covers the materials, tools, methods, and techniques for making original ceramic pieces in a wide range of forms. From hand sculpting to pinching, wheel throwing to slip casting, here you’ll find easy-to-follow instructions accompanied by beautiful photographs to make the world of ceramics clear and exciting. Readers will also learn about glazes, firing techniques, decorating tips, and much more.

Smashing Glazes

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Smashing Glazes by Susan Peterson Book Summary:

Glazing pottery is an ancient process, dating back 25,000 years, yet is a medium and art form that is still being explored and advanced today. So many variables go into creating a beautiful glaze--from ingredients to application to firing--that their recipes are prized among potters. This breathtaking collection of work from 53 ceramic artists goes beyond a mere gallery of their work, inviting readers into their studios to share their insights into the aesthetics of ceramic surfaces as well as the formulas for some of their most successful glazes. Susan Peterson, Professor Emeritus of Hunter College, is the author of five previous books about ceramics, including The Craft and Art of Clay, now in its third edition. Her home and studio are in Carefree, Arizona.

Ceramics

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Ceramics by Glenn C. Nelson Book Summary:

The authoritative guide includes an historical survey of the craft and a detailed listing of materials and equipment as well as instruction in the latest potting techniques

Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1998-1999

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Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1998-1999 by Jeff Herman Book Summary:

"A real find for the aspiring writer."--"The Associated Press "In-depth information."--"The Writer Who are they? What do they want? How do you win them over? Find the answers to these questions and more in the 1998-1999 edition of the "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents by Jeff Herman. Filled with "the information authors and aspiring authors need in order to avoid having a manuscript end up in the "slush pile," this comprehensive listing is organized in an easy-to-use format. It includes in-depth information about publishing houses and literary agents in the United States and Canada. The specifics include the names and addresses of editors and agents, what they're looking for, comission rates, and other key information. In addition, readers will discover the most common mistakes people make while attempting to solicit an agent (and how to avoid them) as well as numerous suggestions designed to increase the chances of getting representation. "Writer's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents also includes dozens of valuable essays giving readers insight and guidance into such topics as: - How to Write the Perfect Query Letter - The Knockout Nonfiction Book Proposal - How to Thrive After Signing a Publishing Contract - Mastering Ghostwriting and Collaboration - Free Versus Fee: The Issue of Literary Agency Fees About the Author "Jeff Herman is the founder of The Jeff Herman Literary Agency, a leading New York agency. He has sold hundreds of titles and represents dozens of top authors. Herman frequently speaks to writer's groups and at conferences on the topic of getting published.

Ceramics Technical

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Potter's Studio Handbook

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Potter's Studio Handbook by Kristin Muller Book Summary:

Like blacksmithing or hobby farming, pottery-making appeals to individuals who like to be creative, work with their hands, and donÆt mind getting a little dirty. However, it is a hobby that is largely underserved by the publishing industry, but difficult for someone to learn without a comprehensive guide because the tools and techniques are quite complicated. The PotterÆs Studio Handbook guides readers through the process of setting up their own studio and teaching them how to master the techniques at home. Once techniques are mastered, The PotterÆs Studio Handbook will remain an invaluable resource to the clay artist when looking to create beautiful, yet functional projects, at home with nearly 25 projects that build upon previously learned skills. Teaches the three most popular techniques: wheel throwing, hand building, and slipcasting Teaches readers how to make many functional and beautiful projects at home Step-by-step photos guarantee success

Clay

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Clay by Vince Pitelka Book Summary:

Every day, ceramic artists encounter techniques, processes, materials, problems, and more that leave them with questions such as: How? Why? Where? Clay: A Studio Handbook answers those questions with authoritative, comprehensive coverage of topics ranging from studio safety, finding, making, and improvising tools and equipment, firing processes and theory, and much more. Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in ceramics, Pitelka has created the most practical, all-inclusive studio handbook for students, studio artists, educators, and all those interested in the art of clay. Ten chapters, addressing the full range of ceramic processes, bring a lifetime of ceramic knowledge directly into the hands of potters. Written with concern for safe and efficient studio operation, diligent attention is paid to safety practices. A thorough table of contents, glossary, and index make finding answers quick and convenient. Numerous step-by-step illustrations guide readers through the many techniques.

The British National Bibliography

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The British National Bibliography by Arthur James Wells Book Summary:

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Creative Activities for Young Children

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Creative Activities for Young Children by Mary Mayesky Book Summary:

In this very special book, teachers, parents and care givers will be exposed to hundreds of age-appropriate activities for young children through grade 5-all aimed at promoting creativity through art activities across the curriculum. The author presents a wealth of information about developing creativity in children and in their adult educators with such activities as art and food recipes, finger plays, and poems and through the use of such resources as book and software lists, advice for choosing children's books, hundreds of resource Web sites and much more. Readers will appreciate the sound theoretical base presented for the hundreds of practical activities designed to encourage creativity in children and their educators. "This One's for You" and "Think About It" sections make the text more interesting by expanding coverage to related, thought-provoking research in early childhood education. This book is a must have for those looking to bring creativity to young children in a very engaging way.

Design & Applied Arts Index

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Hands in Clay

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Hands in Clay by Charlotte F. Speight,John Toki Book Summary:

This is the only introductory ceramics text available that combines a thorough appreciation of the aesthetics of ceramic art with extensive discussions of the history of ceramics as well as techniques for working in clay.

Introducing Pottery

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Introducing Pottery by Dan Rhode Book Summary:

In Introducing Pottery, international potter and teacher Dan Rhode shares more than twenty years of experience in a well-organized, fully illustrated volume. Rhode's comprehensive overview of the methods, techniques, equipment, and theory allows novice and more advanced clay artists to solve problems as they develop and to keep improving. Introducing Pottery begins with a brief history of world ceramics and a practical discussion of the fundamentals of clay chemistry and composition. The guide quickly moves into step-by-step instructions for working in clay. It covers throwing and handbuilding methods, and even shows how to set up a clay studio. Introducing Pottery includes an in-depth look at glaze making, formulation, and application that goes beyond mainstream glazes and allows artists to express their own aesthetic. Readers will learn about the differences between firing techniques, and how to use them in variety of kilns. Each method is illustrated with full color photographs of professional ceramicists at work in their studios. Easy-to-read tables and charts also complement the clearly written instructions. With 200 color illustrations and inspiring writing from a master ceramicist, Introducing Pottery belongs in every new clay worker's library. As potters gain experience, this guide will continue to be a valuable source of information, giving them the tools to evaluate and learn from their experience.

Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide

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Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide by Melissa Weiss Book Summary:

In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, pottery expert Melissa Weiss shows you the basics of crafting without a wheel, how to harvest and work wild clay, and using natural glazes. Handbuilt pottery is the perfect way for new potters to dive into this unique medium because it doesn't require access to a potter's wheel. In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, Melissa Weiss takes an organic approach to harvesting and working with local clays, and even shows you how to mix your own glazes to use on functional pottery for use at home. Students of pottery the world over have traveled to North Carolina to attend Weiss's classes. Now you don't have to! In this book, Melissa provides you with a solid course on slab and pinch-pot techniques that allow beginning students to master the basics and progress through finished wares. Looking to go a little deeper? Melissa also offers her unique knowledge of how to dig and process local clays for use in pottery, and for the techniques she has developed for creating unique glazes with ash, salt, and other dry materials. Melissa will also introduce you talented contemporary potters, who will share their work, tips, advice, and techniques. Learn the basics of handbuilding and more with this engaging guide.

Handbuilt Ceramics

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Handbuilt Ceramics by Kathy Triplett Book Summary:

Provides an introduction to clay and pottery, plus instructions for eight projects using various methods, such as a basic pot, a coiled planter, and a slip-cast pitcher.

The Complete Potter

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The Complete Potter by Steve Mattison Book Summary:

This definitive guide takes you through all the processes from clay to kiln: from designing your own pieces, to making, decorating and firing them. The book is clearly laid out and packed with factual information that creative ceramists will want to have to hand, including descriptions of the very latest materials, and instructions on how to use them effectively in your work. Step-by-step instructions for traditional methods and new products, such as paper-clay and print-on-clay, are combined with examples of work by some of the world's top ceramicists and details of how they achieve their results.

The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes

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The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes by John Britt Book Summary:

"With recipes for mixing, testing, applying, and firing hundreds of high-fire glazes, this fully illustrated reference will help all ceramists gain a better understanding of glazes and the factors that make them work."--Book Jacket.

Mastering Hand Building

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Mastering Hand Building by Sunshine Cobb Book Summary:

Mastering Hand Building teaches everything you need to know about building with clay by hand, from the basics of coils and slabs through more complex form design.

The Potter's Complete Book of Clay and Glazes

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The Potter's Complete Book of Clay and Glazes by James Chappell Book Summary:

A comprehensive recipe guide to preparing, testing and adjusting clays and glazes to eliminate toxic compounds. An impressive array of roughly 1,200 formulas presented in an easy-to-follow format.

Mastering the Potter's Wheel

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Mastering the Potter's Wheel by Ben Carter Book Summary:

"A book of advances wheel techniques and inspiration for potters who have basic skills but would like to learn more about throwing large forms, lids, handles, darting, and more"--

American Stonewares

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American Stonewares by Georgeanna H. Greer Book Summary:

The history of stoneware vessel production in America and Canada is told along with outstanding photographs of over 300 important pieces from the 18th century forward. Chapters describe the hand-worked method of turning clay into pots, common and uncommon forms, marks and varieties of decoration, the glazes employed, and the firing process. This classic study is welcome in this new edition with current prices.

The Ceramics Bible

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The Ceramics Bible by Louisa Taylor Book Summary:

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 contemporary work, plus plenty of historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section. Perfect for students, artists, and collectors, this is a tremendously valuable addition to the vibrant world of ceramics.

Complete Pottery Techniques

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Complete Pottery Techniques by DK Book Summary:

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. Step-by-step photographs - some from the potter's perspective - show you exactly where to place your hands when throwing so you can master every technique you need to know. Plus, expert tips help you rescue your pots when things go wrong. The next in the popular Artist's Techniques series, Complete Pottery Techniques is the ideal companion for pottery classes of any level, or a go-to guide and inspiration for the more experienced potter looking to expand their repertoire and perfect new skills. With contemporary design and ideas, Complete Pottery Techniques enables the modern maker to unleash their creativity.

Creative Pottery

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Creative Pottery by Deb Schwartzkopf Book Summary:

Take your work to the next level! Join ceramic artist Deb Schwartzkopf for a journey that will help you grow as a functional potter, whether your background is in wheel-throwing or handbuilding. Creative Pottery begins with a quick review of where you are in your own journey as a potter. If you need to brush up on the basics, help setting goals, or pointers on how to translate your inspiration into your work, you've come to the right place. The rest of the book is a self-guided journey in which you can choose the techniques and projects that interest you: Go Beyond the Basics and learn how to throw or handbuild a bottomless cylinder. Then explore seams and alterations for projects like a vase, sauce boats, dessert boats, and a citrus juicer. Flatter Forms takes your throwing and trimming horizontal. Make beautiful plates and learn how to make the jump from plate to cake stand. Master Molds and use them to open a new world of possibilities. Make spoons, platters, and asymmetrical shapes like an out-of-round serving dish with molded feet and a thrown rim. Compose with Multiple Shapes to make two-part forms like a butter dish or a stacking set of bowls. Make a pitcher out of two simple forms and then take it further by exploring handles and spouts for a proper teapot. With compelling galleries, artist features, and guided questions for growth throughout, this is a book for potters everywhere that want to go beyond the basics, learn new skills, and unlock their creativity.

Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques

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Encyclopedia of Pottery Techniques by Peter Cosentino Book Summary:

Inside, discover all the major pottery techniques used the world over, from time-honoured traditional methods to exciting new developments. These include coiling, combing, resist decoration, sgraffito, slabbing and texturing clay. Once you've learnt these essential techniques, put your new skills into practice with a wealth of inspirational examples, ranging from bowls, vases and cups, to plaques, spheres and sculpture. In addition, advice on materials and equipment is provided to help you on your crafting journey, including kilns, glazes, moulds and more. Finally, a gallery of stunning images is featured throughout the book, demonstrating an array of beautiful designs by established potters and ceramicists that will inspire both beginner and experienced potters.

The Craft of Pottery

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The Craft of Pottery by Frank Howell,Carol Woodward,Robert Hanson Woodward Book Summary:

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Working with Clay

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Working with Clay by Susan Peterson,Jan Peterson Book Summary:

Appealing to both the beginning potter and anyone interested in creating ceramic pieces, this book provides step by step illustrations to give the beginner everything he or she needs to know to create an object in clay as well as wonderful examples from c

Ceramics for Beginners

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Ceramics for Beginners by Susan Halls Book Summary:

The classic guide is back, with four new projects, updated galleries, and a fresh introduction! With plenty of how-to images, Ceramics for Beginners teaches four basic techniques--pinching, slab building, coiling, and dowel work--for making beautiful human and animal figures. Twelve projects range from a pinch-pot pig to a bird-relief tile, and there's advice on setting up a studio or home workspace, slips, and glazes.

Complete Ceramics

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Complete Ceramics by Various contributors Book Summary:

Complete Ceramics marries modern appeal with an age-old craft. This book features a collection of techniques beginning with basics such as making pinch pots, coil building and slab construction to more advanced techniques such as throwing and mould-making. All techniques are followed by several inspiring projects such as the square-slabbed dish and square porcelain wall boxes. Once familiarised with the basics, the reader can progress to more advanced projects, which include glazing and wheel projects. Each project is designed to appeal to both the beginner and the seasoned potter. In addition to step-by-step instructions for all techniques, this must-have reference book also features a history of the subject and information about various clays and kilns. No matter your age or skill level, Complete Ceramics is guaranteed to be a classic in both style and content. • Over 20 classic and contemporary ceramic projects • Features beginner, immediate and advanced techniques • Each chapter includes beginner, intermediate and advanced projects • Beautiful photography and concise instructions accompany each project Collins & Brown is proud to expand on this ever-popular series with this new title that will surely win over young and trendy crafters.

Ceramics Monthly

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Ceramics Monthly by N.A Book Summary:

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Hands in Clay

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Hands in Clay by Charlotte F. Speight,John Toki Book Summary:

This is the only full four-color introductory ceramics text available that combines a thorough appreciation of the aesthetics of ceramic art with extensive discussions of the history of ceramics as well as techniques for working in clay.