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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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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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Mastering raku : making ware, glazes, building kilns, firing / by Branfman, Steven.;
Raku, a low-fire pottery technique that requires quick heating and cooling of the ware, offers something that few other firing methods do: a deep and satisfying participation in the firing process itself. Mastering Raku is the definitive book on the subject: a comprehensive, hands-on, technique-based guide that encourages experimentation. Mastering Raku includes up-to-date technical and creative information, how-to photographs, new clay and glaze recipes, and contemporary inspiration.
Subjects: Pottery craft.; Raku pottery.;
© 2012, c2009., Lark Crafts,
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Introducing pottery : the complete guide / by Rhode, Dan.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158) and index.Ceramic history -- Clay: geology, chemistry and clay bodies -- Methods of working -- Heatwork and firing clay -- Glazes: components, chemistry and fired characteristics -- Mixing glazes and improving performance -- Decorating techniques -- Correcting glaze faults -- Glaze formulation -- Firing kilns -- Getting started as an artist -- Appendices: Technical information -- Cone table and firing schedules -- Studio safety and environmental health -- US and UK ceramic terminology equivalents -- Recipes.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.
Subjects: Pottery;
© 2010., A&C Black ; University of Pennsylvania Press,
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The potter's bible : an essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters / by Scott, Marylin.;
Subjects: Pottery;
© 2006., Chartwell Books,
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The complete potter : the complete reference to tools, materials, and techniques for all potters and ceramicists / by Mattison, Steve.;
Subjects: Pottery craft.;
© 2003., Barron's,
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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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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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Ten thousand years of pottery / by Cooper, Emmanuel.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-347) and index.Early beginnings -- The ancient world: Cyprus, the Cyclades, Greece, Italy -- The Oriental world: China, Korea, Japan, South-East Asia -- The Islamic world -- Continental European earthenwares and stonewares: Byzantium, Italy, Spain and Portugal, Germany, France, the Low Countries, Scandinavia -- Britain: c. 200 BC until AD 1800 -- European porcelain: Germany, France, Italy and Spain, Scandinavia, the Low Countries and Russia, Britain and Ireland -- American-Indian pottery -- Living traditions: Modern tribal and indigenous societies -- Modern America -- Craft into industry: Britain 1750-1900 -- The arts and crafts movement -- Artist-potters -- Studio ceramics today: frivolity, self-expression, content.
Subjects: Pottery;
© 2000., University of Pennsylvania Press,
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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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