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Pinch pottery : functional, modern handbuilding / by Halls, Susan.;
Pinching the basic forms -- Essential shapes -- Open-ended shapes -- Adding elements to your form -- Lips and edges -- Feet and foot rings -- Handles -- Lids -- Knobs -- Featured artist: Mary E. Rogers -- Pre-fired surface treatments -- Adding and subtracting clay -- Featured artist: Julie Whitmore -- Featured artist: Vicki Grima -- Color and glaze -- Introducing color -- Decorating and glazing techniques -- The decorated surface -- Patterns -- Where to decorate? -- Featured artist: Emily Schroeder Willis -- Vase of many faces -- Clays -- Earthenware -- Stoneware -- Porcelain -- Marbling colored -- Coloring clay -- Featured artist: Jenny Mendes -- Kilns and glaze firings -- Kiln types -- Types of firings -- The projects -- Big bowl -- Covered jar -- Triplet herb planter -- Shaker -- Vase -- Hearty mug -- Country jug -- Hors d'oeuvres tray -- Cozy teapot."Utilizing techniques readers may have learned long ago in summer camp, like making pinch pots, Susan shows how easy it is to create a wealth of ceramic forms that are refined and incredibly modern looking. She begins with simple shapes anyone can make, like the classic pinch pot, and then moves on to pinching a sphere, a wide bowl, a trumpet shape, and finally a cylinder. From there Susan demonstrates how easy it is to cut, alter, and combine these shapes to make more complex forms."--Includes bibliographical references (page 126) and index.
Subjects: Pottery craft.; Pottery;
© [2014], Lark,
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American art pottery : from the collection of Everson Museum of Art / by Everson Museum of Art.; Perry, Barbara(Barbara Stone);
Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-143]).
Subjects: Art pottery, American; Pottery; Everson Museum of Art Catalogs.;
© 1997., Harry N. Abrams,
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The potter's studio handbook : a start-to-finish guide to hand-built and wheel-thrown ceramics / by MuÌller, Kristin.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184) and index.I: Studio requirements and properties of clay -- Your studio -- Tools and equipment -- Clay -- Preliminary clay techniques -- Hand building -- Throwing on the potter's wheel -- Decorative and finishing techniques -- Ceramic kilns and firing work -- How to fire an electric kiln -- II: Step-by-step guide to hand building and pottery wheel projects -- Hand-building projects -- Beginning wheel projects -- Intermediate wheel projects.
Subjects: Pottery craft; Pottery craft; Artists' studios; Pottery craft;
© c2007., Quarry Books,
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The potter's studio clay & glaze handbook : an essential guide to choosing, working, and designing with clay and glaze in the ceramic studio / by Zamek, Jeff.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.I: Setting up shop -- Follow the clay: a sensible working studio -- A potter's tool chest -- 2: The nature of clay -- What is clay? -- Acquiring clay: buy premixed or mix your own? -- Choosing a ceramics supplier -- Clay body formulas -- Testing clay body formulas -- Troubleshooting clay imperfections -- 3: Glazes -- Glaze chemistry -- Adjusting and testing glazes -- Glaze technique -- Troubleshooting glazes -- 4: Heating ceramic materials -- Inside the kiln -- Firing methods -- Troubleshooting S-crack issues.
Subjects: Pottery craft; Pottery craft;
© 2009., Quarry Books,
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The teapot book / by Woodhead, Steve.;
Theory and design -- Making the classic teapot -- Artistic development -- Contemporary potters' profiles -- Teapot gallery."The Teapot Book offers both a practical and an aesthetic approach to the teapot. The first half of the book covers the theory, design and practical aspects of making a teapot in depth, using a step-by-step approach to show the throwing of spouts, bodies, handles and lids. In the second half, the chapters shift focus to explore the use of sketchbooks and design development, and then to profile some twenty-five potters from around the world, showcasing their work and explaining their approach and making methods." "This book, illustrated with hundreds of images and also highly practical, will be an invaluable resource for students, professional potters, teapot collectors and all fans of the teapot."--Book jacket.
Subjects: Ceramic teapots.; Art pottery.; Pottery;
© 2005., A & C Black ; University of Pennsylvania Press,
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Raku : a review of contemporary work / by Andrews, Tim.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index.
Subjects: Raku pottery.; Pottery Making;
© 1994., A & C Black ; Chilton Book Co.,
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Wheel-thrown pottery / by Van Gilder, Bill.; Biasucci, Cara.;
1. Pottery basics -- Tools & materials -- Techniques -- 2. Starting projects -- Mixing bowl -- Fluted bowl -- Soup cup & saucer -- Dinner plates -- Butter dish -- 3. Advanced projects -- Oval baking dish -- Dip bowl -- Garlic jar -- Lidded box -- Marbled vase -- Pitcher.
Subjects: Pottery.; Pottery;
© c2006., Lark,
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Handbuilt pottery techniques revealed : the secrets of handbuilding shown in unique cutaway photography / by Atkin, Jacqui.;
Chapter 1: Coiling -- Chapter 2: Pinching -- Chapter 3: Slabbing -- Chapter 4: Molding.
Subjects: Pottery craft.;
© 2004., Barron's Educational Series,
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Pottery by American Indian women : the legacy of generations / by Peterson, Susan(Susan Harnly); National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.); Heard Museum.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-220) and index.
Subjects: Indian pottery; Indian women potters;
© c1997., Abbeville Press,
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The Japanese pottery handbook / by Simpson, Penny.cn; Sodeoka, Kanji,joint author.cn; Kitto, Lucy.cn;
Bibliography: p. 114-118.
Subjects: Pottery;
© 1979., Kodansha International ; distributor, Kodansha International/USA through Harper & Row,
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