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Mini Mosaics (Twenty to Make)
Mini Mosaics (Twenty to Make)
by Aimee Harman
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The projects will all be small, easy to make and imaginative, and will appeal to a broad market. The aim is to make them accessible to all ages and abilities, thereby attracting people who are new to mosaics, love the designs and simply want to have a go,... (read more)

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The Big Book of Ceramics: Guide to History, Materials, Equipment, and Techniques of Handbuilding
The Big Book of Ceramics: Guide to History, Materials, Equipment, and Techniques of Handbuilding
by Joaquim Chavarria
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In this exhaustive introduction to ceramics, all the materials, equipment, and techniques of the craft are presented clearly and accessibly. An easy-to-follow text is accompanied by hundreds of color photographs and schematic drawings that illustrate... (read more)

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Tile Envy
Tile Envy
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Tiles are so simple in their essence, but the variety of materials, textures, and patterns that they allow for make them endlessly fascinating to cutting edge architects and designers. Similar to the resurgence of wallpaper a decade ago, tile makers and... (read more)

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Raku: A Practical Approach
Raku: A Practical Approach
by Steven Branfman
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Learn how to create the Oriental look of crackled glazed pottery with this informative reference. Includes sources for materials, tested clay and glaze recipes, as well as finishing techniques.... (read more)

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Animals & Figures (Ceramics for Beginners)
Animals & Figures (Ceramics for Beginners)
by Susan Halls
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The fourth book in the successful ceramics series covers one of the most popular subjects: figurative design.  Even experienced ceramists sometimes approach the challenge of self-supporting, standing human and animal forms with caution. But anyone... (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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In principle, mosaic is simple to create—it can be tackled by anyone who can tile a wall or glue down a collage. In practice, it needs to be carefully conceived, designed, planned, and executed for a real professional look. Practical and inspiring... (read more)

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Complete Ceramics: Easy Techniques and Over 20 Great Projects
Complete Ceramics: Easy Techniques and Over 20 Great Projects
by Collins & Brown
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Part how-to guide, part historical reference, and part illustrated idea book, this is the definitive potters companion. It covers the basics, such as coil building and slab construction, and features accompanying photos to help newcomers build a strong... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cones 4-7 (Lark Ceramics Books)
The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cones 4-7 (Lark Ceramics Books)
by John Britt
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With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the... (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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Handbuilding (00 Edition)
Handbuilding (00 Edition)
by Michael Hardy
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In this book, Michael Hardy looks at the traditional handbuilding methods--pinching, coiling, slab building, and pressmolding--and explains how to do them. For many years these methods were eclipsed by throwing on a potter's wheel which came to dominate... (read more)

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Ceramics-Ways of Creation
Ceramics-Ways of Creation
by Richard Zakin
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Get Inside the Minds of 36 of Today's Leading Ceramic Artists In Ceramics - Ways of Creation, noted ceramist Richard Zakin shares insights from 36 contemporary ceramic artists, exploring the ideas that rive and inspire them to create and the way they... (read more)

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Smoke Firing: Contemporary Artists and Approaches
Smoke Firing: Contemporary Artists and Approaches
by Jane Perryman
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Gathering together the expertise of nearly 30 artists who use the methods of smoke-fired pottery, both with and without recourse to kilns, the author gives us a broad perspective on the possibilities of smoke firing to achieve a multitude of contemporary... (read more)

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The Complete Potter's Companion
The Complete Potter's Companion
by Tony Birks
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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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Ceramic Studio: Hand Building (Ceramic Studio)
Ceramic Studio: Hand Building (Ceramic Studio)
by Shay Amber
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With a wealth of information, elegant design, and time-tested advice, this beautiful beginner's book covers the most popular topic in ceramics. Just as in her celebrated workshops, artist Shay Amber guides would-be potters through all the basics of hand... (read more)

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Crystalline Glazes 2ND Edition
Crystalline Glazes 2ND Edition
by Diane Creber
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Crystalline glazes have a magical quality that appeals to many ceramicists. Unfortunately, producing these glazes can be technically difficult. Diane Creber tackles the problems involved in using this challenging medium. She describes the clays and kilns... (read more)

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Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed: The Secrets of Handbuilding Shown in Unique Cutaway Photography
Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed: The Secrets of Handbuilding Shown in Unique Cutaway Photography
by Jacqui Atkin
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The brand-new edition of this very popular how-to book for potters is bigger and better than ever. It has gone up in page count from the first edition in order to accommodate additional projects with instructions for making them, plus an expanded gallery... (read more)

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Mosaic Garden Projects: Add Color to Your Garden with Tables, Fountains, Bird Baths, and More
Mosaic Garden Projects: Add Color to Your Garden with Tables, Fountains, Bird Baths, and More
by Mark Brody
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No plant can truly offer year-round color in the garden, but a beautiful mosaic can. This hands-on guide includes a primer on the fundamentals of mosaic, with information on materials and three mosaic methods. Mosaic artist Mark Brody then walks you... (read more)

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Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding
Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding
by Susan Halls
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The technique is simple; the results are gorgeous! Susan Halls has created an array of refined, sophisticated and incredibly modern-looking projects that are perfect for beginners, yet enticing for more seasoned ceramicists. The pieces range from a mug... (read more)

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Mastering Raku: Making Ware * Glazes * Building Kilns * Firing (Lark Ceramics Books)
Mastering Raku: Making Ware * Glazes * Building Kilns * Firing (Lark Ceramics Books)
by Steven Branfman
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From firing to finishing, this definitive reference on raku--now in paperback--is a must-have for artists of all skill levels.and#160;Ceramists will be informed and inspired by this attractive hands-on book, which focuses on techniques, not projects. It... (read more)

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Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays and Glazes
Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays and Glazes
by Richard Zakin
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This inclusive guide will help users of the electric kiln to produce clear, brilliant colors and richly textured surfaces. Provides completely revised glaze recipes, information on commercial glaze for low fire, and updated health and safety information.... (read more)

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