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Potters Bible (Internal Wire- Bound)
Potters Bible (Internal Wire- Bound)
by Marylin Scott
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An essential illustrated reference for both beginner and advanced potters, these step-by-step photographic sequences guide you through a comprehensive range of shaping, firing and decorating techniques, so you can begin making wonderful ceramics even if... (read more)

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Pottery Analysis: A Sourcebook
Pottery Analysis: A Sourcebook
by Prudence M. Rice
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A rich and comprehensive sourcebook, Pottery Analysis draws together diverse approaches to the study of pottery—archaeological, ethnographic, stylistic, functional, and physicochemical. Prudence M. Rice uses pottery as a starting point for... (read more)

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Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook [With 2 DVDs]
Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook [With 2 DVDs]
by Simon Leach
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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... (read more)

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Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation
Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation
by Nigel Wood
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Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 2000Chinese glazes have been admired throughout history for their extraordinary qualities and colors--not least in China itself, where their appearance has been compared variously to jade... (read more)

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Setting Up Your Ceramic Studio: Ideas & Plans for Working Artists (Lark Ceramics Book)
Setting Up Your Ceramic Studio: Ideas & Plans for Working Artists (Lark Ceramics Book)
by Virginia Scotchie
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Take a photographic tour of 10 beautiful ceramics studios, and discover exactly how and why each workspace design meets the artist's needs.... (read more)

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The Mosaic Book: Ideas, Projects & Techniques
The Mosaic Book: Ideas, Projects & Techniques
by Peggy Vance
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Practical and inspiring, this guide to the ancient art of mosaic features dazzling designs for home and garden, with step-by-step projects, trace-off patterns, and an ample array of color photos.... (read more)

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The Polymer Clay Techniques Book
The Polymer Clay Techniques Book
by Sue Heaser
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Everyone can achieve great results with polymer clay. With the 50+ techniques in this book, readers can create polymer clay buttons or boxes or anything in between. Starting with the very basics (such as rolling, baking and gluing), it then moves on to... (read more)

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Looking at Greek Vases
Looking at Greek Vases
by Tom Rasmussen
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This is a collection of essays by distinguished scholars that will introduce the student or museum-goer to the study of Greek vases. Although the book is roughly chronological in arrangement--beginning with the appearance of human figures on Geometric... (read more)

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The Potter's Workbook
The Potter's Workbook
by Clary Illian
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In A Potter's Workbook, renowned studio potter and teacher Clary Illian presents a textbook for the hand and the mind. Her aim is to provide a way to see, to make, and to think about the forms of wheel-thrown vessels; her information and inspiration... (read more)

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Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls: Create a Fantasy World in Polymer Clay
Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls: Create a Fantasy World in Polymer Clay
by Maureen Carlson
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Welcome to the world of the Faerie Folk Create an idyllic, polymer-clay world filled with fairies, playful sprites, clever gnomes and elves, wise wizards and misunderstood trolls. Whether you are new to polymer clay, or looking to improve your skills... (read more)

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The World of Wade Whimsies
The World of Wade Whimsies
by Ian Warner
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In the 1950s, the Wade potteries of England and Ireland became famous for the miniature ceramic figurines sold under the Whimsies name. Decades later, Wade is still producing Whimsies and they are popular with collectors of all ages. Over 800 striking... (read more)

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Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed (04 - Old Edition)
Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed (04 - Old Edition)
by Jacqui Atkin
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back cover Takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process, using coil, slab, molds, and pinch techniques, demonstrated in clear step-by-step photographs Unique cutaway photos show correct hand... (read more)

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250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters: The Indispensable Compendium of Essential Knowledge and Troubleshooting Tips
250 Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets for Potters: The Indispensable Compendium of Essential Knowledge and Troubleshooting Tips
by Jacqui Atkin
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(back cover) The indispensable compendium of essential knowledge and troubleshooting tips Just like having an expert on call 24 hours a day with answers to any ceramic questions or dilemmas you might have Step-by-step photographs, diagrams, and clear... (read more)

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Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person
Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person
by Mary Carol Richards
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A flowing collection of poetry that is also a guide for life.... (read more)

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Working With Paperclay and Other Additives
Working With Paperclay and Other Additives
by Anne Lightwood
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Using fibers with clay is not a new idea, but using fibers absorbed within the structure of the clay body is a concept that has recently, and rapidly, taken root among potters. Paperclay is now widely recognized as a material which allows great freedom... (read more)

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Magic: Stage Illusions, Special Effects and Trick Photography
Magic: Stage Illusions, Special Effects and Trick Photography
by Albert A. Hopkins
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Standard work on classic stage illusions performed by Robert-Houdin, Bautier de Kolta, Maskelyne and others. Detailed descriptions of techniques of fire eaters, sword swallowers, jugglers, acrobats, etc. Also ancient magic, automatons, magic photography,... (read more)

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Magic of Ceramics
Magic of Ceramics
by David W Richerson
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What do the following things have in common: the space shuttle, cosmetics, color TVs, concrete, and kayaks? Ceramics! All these items are made of or include ceramics, the most common and diverse of all materials - yet most of us would be surprised at its... (read more)

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Comic Angels: And Other Approaches to Greek Drama Through Vase-Paintings
Comic Angels: And Other Approaches to Greek Drama Through Vase-Paintings
by Oliver Taplin
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This book opens up a neglected chapter in the reception of Athenian drama, especially comedy; and it gives stage-center to a particularly attractive and entertaining series of vase-paintings, hitherto regarded as marginal curiosities. These are the so... (read more)

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Mosaic Magic
Mosaic Magic
by Angie Weston
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Mosaic Magic offers 15 stylish and practical mosaic projects for the home and garden along with project variations, additional ideas and a comprehensive section on materials and techniques. Whether the reader is a beginner or looking to improve their... (read more)

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Kiln Construction: A Brick by Brick Approach
Kiln Construction: A Brick by Brick Approach
by Joe Finch
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Building one's own kiln can be a daunting prospect, with the potential for numerous missteps along the way. This book aims to give confidence to those who seek to build their own kilns. Kiln Construction is a user-friendly guide that offers a thorough... (read more)

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