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Advanced Raku Techniques

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A collection of articles and information published in Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated dealing with raku beyond the range of most books on this topic. Written by and about accomplished raku artists and experts, this book explores a wide range of topics including techniques, materials, equipment, tools and recipes, as well as firsthand accounts of personal experiences and exploration. Both inspirational and instructional, this book is a valuable tool for any serious raku artist.

Barrel, Pit and Saggar Firing

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This Ceramics Monthly Handbook reflects the keen interest in pit firing and related techniques. The artists included here were carefully selected to illustrate the wide range of approaches to barrel, pit, and saggar firing. Works ranging from wheel-thrown and coil-built pots to complex sculpture are tied together by a similarity in the firing process...(Scroll for more.)

Creative Ideas for Clay Artists

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If you’re looking for ideas, here’s the place to start. Anderson Turner searched through more than 10 years of Ceramics Monthly and handpicked some of the most creative artists and techniques he could find...(Scroll for more.)

Exploring Electric Kiln Techniques

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The electric kiln has made the experience of pottery accessible to people from all walks of life. For those who would like to better understand the art and science of pottery, this Ceramics Monthly Handbook, edited by Sumi von Dassow, focuses on the expertise of ceramic artists who have explored the possibilities and potential of electric kilns...(Scroll for more.)

Glazes: Materials, Recipes and Techniques

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A collection of articles published in Ceramics Monthly dealing with glazes. Written by and about artists and experts, these articles cover a wide range of materials, recipes, and techniques used in the glazing of work by both studio potters and ceramic artists. This book is a great example of how the modern potter uses a combination of trial-and-error discoveries along with information from scientists and engineers in the field to achieve unique effects that are the signature of the current ceramics art movement.

Movers and Shakers in American Ceramics

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This remarkable collection of Ceramics Monthly articles, all written by Elaine Levin, tells the stories of some of the most notable figures of the ceramic art movement in the U.S. Levin relates the struggles and successes of 26 movers and shakers dedicated to unselfishly pushing ceramic art into uncharted territory so others could enjoy and benefit from their efforts...(Scroll for more.)

Studio Practices, Techniques and Tips

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In this collection of articles from the Ceramics Monthly archives published from the 1980s to the early 2000s, potters share their knowledge on a full range of topics including designing a studio, making and using tools and equipment, photographing work, marketing and sales, kilns and firing...(Scroll for more.)

Wood Firing: Journeys and Techniques

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For many potters, wood is more than just a source of heat for a kiln, it’s a process and even a way of life. Wood firing provides a link for ceramic artists to their surroundings and to pottery’s beginnings thousands of years ago...(Scroll for more.)

Ceramics: Mastering the Craft

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In this book, Richard Zakin takes you on a comprehensive journey through the information and ideas of the potter’s craft. He includes photographs of pieces made by leading artists, as well as comments by them concerning various aspects of their work...(Scroll for more.)

China Paint & Overglaze

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Invented in 9th century China, coveted in 17th century Europe, treasured in 19th century America, and neglected by art schools for more than 100 years, china painting is poised for a revival as new materials, new forms and new imagery appear...(Scroll for more.)

Shoji Hamada

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Part of being a potter is establishing a lifestyle that’s quite unlike the normal 9-5 job. Reading about how others have gone about the profession provides insights into our own decisions and can help us find our own way. Shoji Hamada is famous for being one of the first artist-potters in the 20th century, and together with Bernard Leach blazed a trail for us to follow...(Scroll for more.)

The Robin Hopper Collection—SAVE $35

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Robin Hopper is the author of three of the most highly acclaimed books for the studio potter: The Ceramic Spectrum, Functional Pottery and Making Marks. These three comprehensive books form the core of any ceramic art library because...(Scroll for more.)

The Potter’s Encyclopedia of Color, Form and Decoration

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Ceramic vessels come in an enormous variety of shapes, colors and decorative finishes — a fact that contributes to the appeal and excitement of pottery as a medium, while presenting the potter with a bewildering number of choices...(Scroll for more.)

Making Pots on the Wheel with Jerry Horning

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Making Pots on the Wheel featuring Jerry Horning is a set of two DVDs that were originally produced as six videotapes (30-40 minutes each). The DVDs provide the viewer with all the information necessary to learn to throw functional pots...(Scroll for more.)

Robin Hopper Throwing Videos Collection

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If you want to successfully learn how to throw, then inviting a master potter into your studio will put you on the path to success. Robin Hopper, a world-renowned potter for more than 40 years, shows you how to throw in this highly practical video demonstration. If you’re into throwing, you know...(Scroll for more.)

Advanced Throwing: Extended and Altered Forms

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If you’re into throwing, you know there’s so much to learn. Beyond the usual fare of cups, bowls, mugs and vases lies a vast world of challenging forms. In this Advanced Throwing: Extended and Altered Forms DVD, Master Potter...(Scroll for more.)

Beginning to Throw on the Potter’s Wheel

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If you want to successfully learn how to throw, then inviting a master potter into your studio will put you on the path to success. Robin Hopper, a world-renowned potter...(Scroll for more.)

Colored Clay with Curtis Benzle

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Colored clays have been used for centuries in ceramics to attain qualities not possible with any other technique. From jewelry and lighting to functional and sculptural pieces, working with colored clay requires a whole different way of thinking in ceramics...(Scroll for more.)

A Potters Progress

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Dennise Buckley, originally from Ireland, is blessed with a talent – she understands what it takes to teach beginners how to make pottery. In this expertly produced DVD, she draws on more than 20 years of experience and passion with clay to explain the basics of handbuilding and throwing so anyone can enjoy success in working with clay...(Scroll for more.)

Hand Thrown with Joyce Michaud

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If you’re looking for a way to build exceptionally strong coil pots that do not crack, the East Asian wedged coil technique is the answer. Joyce Michaud came across this centuries-old technique in Asia where she found many variations from country to country but the basics were all pretty much the same — you can build an exceptionally strong pot when you wedge coils together as you build...(Scroll for more.)

Get a Handle On It with Tony Clennell

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We spend a lot of time learning how to throw and handbuild forms — cups, mugs, vases, even casseroles. But if it needs a handle, we can turn a decent form into a disaster! Well-designed and executed handles make ordinary pots look great, and they’re not that difficult—it just takes a some practice...(Scroll for more.)

Form and Function with Robin Hopper

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This five program 2-disc DVD set shows you how to make a wide range of pots that work well in the home. Each program is full of detailed demonstrations and close-ups of a master...(Scroll for more.)

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