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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:

"The Craft and Art of Clay," by leading ceramics teacher Susan Peterson, is the most comprehensive available guide to modern ceramics, packed with step-by-step illustrations of ceramic techniques to guide the beginner as well as inspirational ceramic pieces from contemporary potters from around the world. This completely revised fourth edition contains more than 150 new illustrations and includes profiles of key ceramists who have influenced the field, new material on marketing ceramics on the internet, and added coverage of paperclays, using gold, and alternative glazes. This is the one book no ceramist, whether novice or expert, can do without.

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!

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.

The Potter's Professional Handbook

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The Potter's Professional Handbook by Steven Branfman Book Summary:

Potters wishing to advance their involvement need information, coaching, and instruction on creating pottery from a professional point of view. With detailed information and step-by-step guidelines for everything from shelf building to record keeping, potters will find a treasure trove of practical suggestions and instruction.

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.

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"--

The Workshop Guide to Ceramics

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The Workshop Guide to Ceramics by Duncan Hooson,Anthony Quinn Book Summary:

Describes materials, processes, tools, forming techniques, surface decoration, firing, glazes and design for a variety of ceramic objects, in a book that includes more than 500 color illustrations, lists of suppliers and galleries, helpful web sites and conversion charts and tables.

Breaking the Mould

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Breaking the Mould by Natasha Daintry,Clare Twomey Book Summary:

The international ceramics scene is enjoying the highest profile it has had for many years. Breaking the Mould looks at ceramic artists working within this versatile medium. Drawing on the rich history of pottery these artists are pushing the techniques, objectives and perceptions of the medium into new, exciting territory. The book profiles the work of over 70 ceramicists, including Suzanne King, Simon Fell, Grayson Perry, Barnaby Barford, Carina Ciscato and Amy Houghton. Their work ranges from interpretations of utilitarian pots, to abstract sculpture and a revisioning of kitch porcelain ornaments, all of which are brought to life in beautiful colour reproductions. Essays by prolific makers and academics look at the history and inspirations behind the medium today. Following in the footsteps of New Directions in Jewellery, Fashioning Fabrics and The Cutting Edge of Wallpaper, Breaking the Mould is a definitive overview of a craft scene that is simultaneously building upon and breaking with its roots, and in doing so creating a brave new future for itself.

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.

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.

Sculpting and Handbuilding

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Sculpting and Handbuilding by Claire Loder Book Summary:

Handbuilding with clay offers a unique opportunity to experiment, requiring few tools, and allowing intuition and imagination to come to the fore. In this overview of a fast-developing practice, artist Claire Loder explains time-honoured methods of handbuilding, as well as introducing the fascinating new approaches of contemporary ceramicists.The basic techniques, from coiling and pinching to working with slabs, are explained with practical instructions and helpful accompanying images. Equipment, clay bodies and studio advice are thoroughly covered. Through the work of today's makers, the book then looks at new methods of building by hand, including mixed media work, sculptural methods, vessels and surface decoration, illuminating a wide variety of forms and styles.Sculpting and Handbuilding is an essential guide for any ceramic artist or student wishing to learn the basics of handbuilding, or seeking inspiration to integrate and adapt conventional methods.

Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook

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Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook by Simon Leach,Bruce Dehnert Book Summary:

At one time or another, every potter gets frustrated at the wheel. Whether struggling to center the clay or attach a handle with precision, potters of all levels crave advice and answers, and world-renowned ceramicist and YouTube sensation Simon Leach has plenty to give. In Simon Leach’s Pottery Handbook—a book-and-DVD package—he presents clear tutorials and loads of original instruction on all of the core techniques, from studio setup to basic throwing, to applying appendages, trimming, glazing, and firing. For each technique, detailed step-by-step photography captures the subtle, intricate movements that typically fly by too fast to be learned when watching a video lesson; callouts then lead readers to the relevant video on the DVD so they can see the technique demonstrated in real time—an ideal combination that makes learning from the master easy. Praise for Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook: “A definitive guide for every step of pottery making.†? —Publishers Weekly “Third-generation potter Leach, with technical and photographic assistance from Bruce Dehnert and Jared Flood, capitalizes on his celebrity with an amazingly detailed, step-by-step text for all major processes in ceramics. The in-depth perspective starts with his directions for making simple tools (a wire tool and a sponge stick) and is bolstered by charts and information-packed sidebars (e.g., for removing air bubbles and troubleshooting your first pull). Every topic that novices must master is covered, such as working basic shapes (cylinder and variations dishes) trimming, decorating and glazing, and firing.†? —Booklist “This book has some of the most gorgeous photography I've seen…†? —Susan B. Anderson blog “Among how-to books, this volume stands out. This gem is as carefully honed as the skills it seeks to share.†? —American Craft “For those of us who learn best with a combo of text and demonstrations, Simon Leach’s new book is the perfect fit.†? —Ceramics Monthly Â

Shoji Hamada

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Shoji Hamada by Susan Peterson Book Summary:

Shoji Hamada, along with Bernard Leach, was one of the key figures in the development of studio pottery in the 20th century. His influence both in England and the US as well as in his native Japan cannot be underestimated. The Japanese government designated him a Living National Treasure" in 1955 and awarded him the Order of Culture in 1968. This book has been totally redesigned with colour photographs and a new chapter."

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.

The Potter's Studio Handbook

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The Potter's Studio Handbook by N.A Book Summary:

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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.

A Potter's Book

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A Potter's Book by Bernard Leach Book Summary:

This now famous book was the first treatise to be written by a potter on the workshop traditions handed down by Koreans and Japanese from the greatest period of Chinese ceramics in the Sung dynasty. It deals with four types of pottery: Japanese raku, English slipware, stoneware and oriental porcelain. With its help, potters can learn how to adapt recipes for pigments and glazes, and designs of kilns, to local conditions. It gives a vivid workshop picture of the making of a kiln-load of pots from start to finish, and is eloquent on the position of the individual or artist-potter in an industrial age. It is a book that is primarily intended for practical craftsmen and students, but it also has a strong appeal for all lovers of ceramics and for everyone with an interest in cultural interchange between East and West.

From Clay to Kiln

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From Clay to Kiln by Stuart Carey Book Summary:

Beginners interested in taking up wheel-thrown pottery will find this all-inclusive guide invaluable. Award-winning ceramist Stuart Carey outlines the intricacies of the craft, from preparing materials to firing your piece in a kiln. You'll work through techniques designed to provide familiarity with the different characteristics of clay, create classic forms, mix glazes, and master the skills needed to make beautiful pieces. Stunning visuals and step-by-step photography offer abundant inspiration.

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,Anthony Chalcraft,Marilyn Mullay,Priscilla Schlicke,Stephen Willis 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.