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Ceramics and Glass in the 20th Century
Ceramics and Glass in the 20th Century
 
By Jennifer Olie. Net Wt. is 1.98 lbs.
Price: $29.95

Ceramics and Print
Ceramics and Print
 
Paul Scott briefly discusses the history of ceramics and print, and then concentrates on the techniques used by contemporary ceramicists. These include: screen printing, both transfer decoration and working directly onto clay; photographic processes; sponge printing; stamped ware; linocuts; prints from plaster slabs; and other printmaking techniques. Net Wt. is .87 lbs.
Price: $27.50

Ceramics and the Human Figure
Ceramics and the Human Figure
 
The human figure has been represented in clay throughout history and continues to evolve today. Artists are working with the figure in new ways, playing with materials and forms, and making use of new technologies to produce challenging and unconventional work, from the intact whole figure to the fragmented, hybrid and abstract. Divided by broad themes, each chapter features a variety of different expressive works from a range of international ceramic artists. This book explores the role of figurative ceramics through history and in contemporary contexts, and also reveals the methods of six key contemporary artists, using how-to images to illustrate their techniques.
Price: $39.95

Ceramics: Decorative Techniques
Ceramics: Decorative Techniques
 
This title instructs in methods of making handsome ceramic items, including vases, bowls, tiles, lamps, and other accessories to enhance a home's appearance. The necessary materials are highlighted, and directions include methods of molding and shaping clay, firing in the kiln, painting, and glazing. Net Wt. is 1.26 lbs.
Price: $29.99

Cone 3 Ceramic Formulas
Cone 3 Ceramic Formulas
 
By John Conrad. Net Wt. is .77 lbs.
Price: $23.50

Cone 5 and 6 Glaze Materials and Recipies
Cone 5 and 6 Glaze Materials and Recipies
 
Cone 5–6 Glazes: Materials & Recipes provides an easy way to create your own glazes by understanding and testing what’s already been tried. This glaze book is a first of its kind because it pulls together more than 180 glaze recipes and hundreds of variations from 30 different artists in one book. In addition, experts provide information on glaze materials such as frits, feldspars, oxides and stains, as well as testing protocols and tips on glaze application. Drawing on the expertise of so many experts covering so many aspects of cone 5–6 glazes will provide you with a wealth of information unmatched with any other source.
Price: $29.95

Contemporary Ceramic Formulas
Contemporary Ceramic Formulas
 
By John Conrad. Net Wt. is 1.24 lbs.
Price: $21.95

Contemporary Porcelain
Contemporary Porcelain
 
Porcelain is prized for its vivid whiteness; but those creating it have been well aware of its quirky qualities. Lane provides a strong history and celebration of porcelain in the last two decades of the 20th century, examining technical achievements and working practices common to cermacists who work with porcelain. Numerous black and white and color photos of porcelain explore its many qualities and artistry. Net Wt. is 2.64 lbs.
Price: $39.95

Copper Red Glazes
Copper Red Glazes
 
Potters everywhere will welcome "Copper Red Glazes", the ultimate reference for this tricky but stunning glaze. Finally potters can master ancient secrets without expensive and frustrating experimentation. 50 color photos. Net Wt. is 1.54 lbs.
Price: $24.95

Creative Ideas for Clay Artists
Creative Ideas for Clay Artists
 
A collection of articles about creative artists, and ideas to challenge you and inspire your work. Pottery, sculpture and finishing techniques are covered. This is a must-read for anyone involved in clay. Net Wt. is .87 lbs.
Price: $28.95

Crystalline Glazes
Crystalline Glazes
 
Diane Creber tackles the problems involved in using this challenging medium. She describes the clays and kilns most suitable, explains how to glaze, provides glaze recipes, and discusses how to fire in both oxidation and reduction conditions. She also briefly sketches the history of crystalline glazes. Net Wt. is .71 lbs.
Price: $26.50

Electric Kiln, The
Electric Kiln, The
 
A must-have reference for any serious potter, The Electric Kiln is a complete manual on how to install an electric kiln, how to use it properly, and how to maintain and repair it. Harry Fraser fully describes the distinctive features, advantages, and disadvantages of both top-loading and front-loading kilns, as well as various other kiln types. He shows the basic effects of heat on clays, glazes, and pigments. This unique handbook is also a guide on how to make the best use of the kiln to achieve such special effects as reduction, crystal glazes, and raku.
Price: $29.95

Essential Guide to Mold Making and Slip Casting, The
Essential Guide to Mold Making and Slip Casting, The
 
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. It's overflowing with hundreds of photos, key techniques, projects, master artist profiles, and troubleshooting tips. A thorough introduction addresses materials and tools, and presents Martin's simple, unique template method for making clay prototypes. Create easy one-piece molds to make tiles, bowls, and platters, or multi-piece molds for more complex forms. An extensive overview covers slip formulation, while offering highly desired slip recipes for low, mid, and high-fire clay bodies. This will be the standard reference in every ceramist's library.
Price: $24.95

Extruder Book - Second edition , The
Extruder Book - Second edition , The
 
This extensive how-to book puts you in touch with all the creative potential of the extruder. With more than 50% new material, this book features new works by artists, up-to-date information on extruders, and sixteen great step-by-step demonstrations, making it a must for anyone with an extruder in their studio. 164 Pages. Net Wt. is 3.14 lbs.
Price: $44.95

From a Slab of Clay
From a Slab of Clay
 
Working with clay slabs offers more opportunities than any other forming process. From small dishes and plates to architectural installments, slabs can be used to create any form, any size. When Daryl E. Baird took notice of all the work being done with this technique, he decided to explore it in depth then open the doors for others to enjoy. In From a Slab of Clay you’ll learn about what it takes to start out on a journey that’s sure to last a lifetime. From setting up a proper working space to selecting the right tools and equipment—including complete instructions for building your own slab roller—Daryl doesn’t miss any details for you to consider to assure your success.
Price: $29.95

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