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250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters
250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters

Author Jacqui Atkin describes the full range of available clays and their individual qualities, as well as necessary tools and equipment. She presents easy-to-follow directions for fashioning pottery and augments her instruction with more than 450 captioned, step-by-step photos and illustrations.

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The Ceramics Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques
The Ceramics Bible: The Complete Guide to Materials and Techniques

Inside are step-by-step instructions on molding, firing, and glazing techniques, generously accompanied by detailed photographs. Also included are examples of beautiful contemporary work, historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section.

Price: $39.95
 
Ceramics Timeline and Teacher's Guide
Ceramics Timeline and Teacher's Guide

From writing surfaces to spaceship shields, these illustrated timelines trace the role of ceramics throughout history. Students discover the contribution of ceramics in visual arts, writing, geography, economics, and science from 35,000 BC to the present.

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Crystal Productions Ceramics Posters
Crystal Productions Ceramics Posters

This set of posters illustrates and explains basic ceramics concepts, including wedging, coil, and slab construction, hump molds, centering, throwing, trimming, glazing, and firing. Serves as a handy reference for students.

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Dropping In On... Puffer Learns About Ceramics
Dropping In On... Puffer Learns About Ceramics

Join Puffer the Puffin to learn how clay becomes ceramic art in the DVD and companion book, Dropping In On... Puffer Learns About Ceramics.

Prices range from $19.95 - $29.95
 
Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed
Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed

This very popular how-to book for potters covers methods for making pots, bowls, vases, tiles, and other decorative pieces using coil, slab, mold, and pinch techniques. Hundreds of color photos with detailed captions guide crafters through each project from start to finish.

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Mastering the Potter's Wheel
Mastering the Potter's Wheel

Mastering the Potter's Wheel goes beyond the basics, offering a variety of throwing methods to take your work to the next level. For artists new to the potter's wheel, the book's approachable style makes learning easy. A valuable resource for any ceramics studio.

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New Ceramic Surface Design
New Ceramic Surface Design

"New Ceramic Surface Design" is a fully-illustrated manual covering a wide range of surface decoration techniques, presented in an approachable and accessible format.

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Portrait Sculpting: Books by Phillipe and Charisse Faraut
Portrait Sculpting: Books by Phillipe and Charisse Faraut

Anatomy and Expressions in Clay is one of the most complete and comprehensive sources on modeling the portrait in clay you'll find for the beginner and more advanced student.

Prices range from $49.95 - $54.95
 
Potter's Studio Handbook
Potter's Studio Handbook

Learn to make beautiful, functional ceramic projects at home with the Potter's Studio Handbook. This detailed book teaches aspiring clay artists how to master popular pottery-making methods and includes more than 20 step-by-step projects ranging from beginning to advanced.

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Surface Design for Ceramics
Surface Design for Ceramics

Ceramicists of any level will be inspired by this comprehensive studio reference about surface design and the many techniques for embellishing clay. The recipes are supplemented by design theory and historical examples. Author — Maureen Mills. Paperback. 144 pages.

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