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Special Effect Glazes

$34.97

In her third glaze book, Special Effect Glazes, renowned author, scientist, and potter Linda Bloomfield guides you through the exciting world of special effect glazes. A whole variety of glazes are explored, including crackle glazes, crystal glazes, crater glazes, lichen glazes and drippy glazes. You'll discover how each glaze ingredient contributes to the end result, from the ... (Scroll down for more!)

The Linda Bloomfield Glaze Trilogy

$89.97

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Get the Linda Bloomfield glazing trilogy and dive in to the world of ceramic glazes! This three book collection is jam-packed with glaze recipes, information about the basics of chemistry written in clear and simple terms, and a variety of special effect techniques to use in your work! Pick up all three today and save! (Scroll down for more!)

Creative Pottery

$29.97

Join Seattle-based artist Deb Schwartzkopf for a journey that will help you grow as a functional potter, whether your background is in wheel-throwing or handbuilding. (Scroll down for more!)

Mastering Kilns and Firing

$34.97

Fall in love with flames, wood, and the effect that unique firing methods have on pottery. Move beyond the electric kiln and explore the dramatic surfaces of raku, the flashes of salt firing, and the rustic look of ash rivulets. In this book, Lindsay Oesterritter provides a crash course in the most accessible methods of alternative firing. (Scroll down for more!)

Low-Fire Soda

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After years of experimenting with earthenware in a variety of atmospheric kilns, Justin Rothshank has compiled all his know-how into this helpful guide. Low-Fire Soda is a start-to-finish resource that outlines everything from ... (Scroll down for more!)

Terra Sigillata: Contemporary Techniques

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In Terra Sigillata: Contemporary Techniques, Rhonda Willers provides an historical overview, as well as technical information on how to make, mix, and apply terra sigillatas. In addition, she presents contemporary artist profiles and techniques to enrich and encourage your terra sigillata development.(Scroll down for more!)

Handmade Tile

$34.97

Handmade Tile is a contemporary guide for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations—from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation. Forrest Lesch-Middelton shares ... (Scroll down for more!)

Mastering Hand Building

$29.97

From pinch pots to coiled boxes to soft slab tableware, mastering hand building is a lifelong pursuit. In this book, Sunshine Cobb covers all the foundational skills, with lessons for constructing both simple and complex forms from clay. (Scroll down for more!)

Mastering the Potter's Wheel

$29.97

Take your skills—and your work—to the next level. Mastering the Potter's Wheel starts with an introduction to wheel-throwing, from centering to creating the basic forms, but what pushes this book beyond the competition, are the techniques ... (Scroll down for more!)

Amazing Glaze

$29.97

Whether you look forward to glazing your work or are guilty of saying "I hate glazing!" Amazing Glaze is for you. In this book, author and Odyssey Clayworks founder Gabriel Kline takes you on a journey that makes glazing less intimidating and more fun. ... (Scroll down for more!)

Pencil & Process: From Sketch to Finished Form

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It can be challenging for budding potters to create a 3-dimensional version of a 2-dimensional drawing or image. In Pencil & Process, Jared Zehmer presents ways to help potters go from a sketch to a finished form with 26 detailed, step-by-step projects. In each chapter, Jared begins with a drawing (by illustrator Robin Ouellette) and covers ... (Scroll down for more!)

Teaching Clay in the Classroom Teacher Workbook

$29.97

Available as a book only! In this comprehensive workbook, artist and educator Jeni Hansen Gard provides an informative guide for teaching ceramics at the K–12 level. A hands-on companion to the video series of the same name, this workbook gives a thorough introduction to all aspects of teaching clay in the classroom. (Scroll down for more!)

Off the Shelf | Outside the Box

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Off the Shelf | Outside the Box explores the nuances of commercial clays, glazes, underglazes, and more, as well as the variety of results that can be achieved with these products. In the past, commercial products carried a stigma in the ceramics field that they were only for use by hobbyists, at schools, and at community art centers. Now, in these fast-paced times, artists of all levels are embracing... (Scroll down for more!)

Working with Porcelain

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In Working with Porcelain, you’ll discover the ins and outs of using porcelain. Compiled from the Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated archives, along with helpful insights and notes from renowned porcelain artist Antoinette Badenhorst, you’ll learn... (Scroll for more.)

Making and Using Molds & Templates

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In Making and Using Molds & Templates, you’ll find 23 step-by-step projects that demonstrate a variety of traditional and non-traditional techniques for building and using molds and templates in the ceramics studio. You’ll learn how to cast traditional plaster molds, build custom wood and foam molds, learn how to design... (Scroll for more.)

100 Tips, Tools, & Techniques for the Ceramics Studio

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Ceramic artists are some of the most inventive people around, and 100 Tips, Tools, & Techniques is a testament to their ingenuity. Compiled from the Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated archives, this book features some of the best tips and tools developed by fellow ceramic artists. (Scroll for more.)

Science for Potters

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Science for Potters, by Linda Bloomfield, covers those aspects of science that are useful to potters and that help to give a deeper understanding of ceramic materials and processes. By gaining a deeper understanding of materials, their structure, composition, origins, and how...(Scroll for more.)

Clay & Cuisine

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Handmade pots and home-cooked meals go hand in hand and it is not surprising that many potters also happen to be foodies. So we decided to put together another book that combines food and pots, a follow up to Sumi von Dassow’s popular book In the Potters Kitchen. Clay & Cuisine brings together...(Scroll for more.)

Select Series: Jars, Vases, Boxes, and Baskets

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Handmade pots find homes in various places around the house. From the vase in the living room that holds fresh-cut garden blooms, to canisters in the pantry, to the cookie jar on the kitchen counter, to the whiskey bottle or flask in the liquor cabinet, they add a personal touch to our environment. Part of the Ceramic Arts Select Series—which focuses on...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Kitchen Pots, Bakers, and Serving Vessels

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Every potter has certain common forms in their repertoire–think bowls and mugs. But the kitchen is home to various less-common pots-from muffin pans and juicers, to batter bowls and salt shakers–that are great fun for the potter to investigate. Part of the Ceramic Arts Select Series, this book showcases pots used for...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Pitchers, Teapots, Cups & Mugs

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Pouring and drinking vessels are some of the most commonly used items in any home. As such, they need to function well, be ready to work overtime, and be engaging objects to interact with. These parameters provide a...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series: Plates, Platters, & Bowls

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From a large platter intended to be hung on a wall to a small treat bowl, and everything in between, there is no end to the creative expression possible with plates, platters, and bowls. Part of the Ceramic Arts Select Series, this book is a testament...(Scroll down for more.)

Select Series

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Collect all four and save! Introducing the Ceramic Arts Select Series! Each edition of the Ceramic Arts Select Series focuses on specific related forms and presents some of the best examples of how contemporary artists are...(Scroll down for more.)

Clay: A Studio Handbook

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Originally published in 2001, Vince Pitelka’s Clay: A Studio Handbook has been an essential, all-inclusive studio text for students, studio artists, educators and all those interested in the art of clay for years. Now it is back fully updated, expanded, and better than ever with beautiful...(Scroll down for more.)

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