Handbuilt Ceramics

Provides an introduction to clay and pottery, plus instructions for eight projects using various methods, such as a basic pot, a coiled planter, and a slip-cast pitcher.

Author: Kathy Triplett

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579901844

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 135

Provides an introduction to clay and pottery, plus instructions for eight projects using various methods, such as a basic pot, a coiled planter, and a slip-cast pitcher.

The Art of Handbuilt Ceramics

All the information necessary to progress from beginner to artist can be found in this compelling work, which also gives an excellent insight to the contemporary ceramic scene.

Author: Susan Bruce

Publisher: Crowood Press

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 158

View: 619

The Art of Handbuilt Ceramics starts with an historical and cultural overview to world ceramics before giving the beginner tips on how to try their own pieces in clay. With step-by-step photographs, the novice learns handbuilding and glazing methods, and innovative new ways of monoprinting on clay. Advanced students are then shown how to explore the exciting possibilities of paperclay. All the information necessary to progress from beginner to artist can be found in this compelling work, which also gives an excellent insight to the contemporary ceramic scene. AUTHOR: Susan Bruce studied ceramics at St Mary's College, Cheltenham and Lowestoft College of Art. As a designer-maker of ceramics, she has taught art and ceramics in schools and adult education centres for many years. 217 colour photos

Hand built Ceramics

The author unfolds both the durable craft and the enduring art of pottery in this book, and provides a volume which is both instructional and inspirational in approach.

Author: Jane Waller

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 96

View: 254

Forming pots by hand and then baking them in a fire is one of the simplest and oldest of crafts. The author unfolds both the durable craft and the enduring art of pottery in this book, and provides a volume which is both instructional and inspirational in approach. Tips, techniques and design ideas are all covered, as well as the author's own special millefiori method of pottery. Illustrations from both past and contemporary potters elucidate the text.

Handbuilt A Potter s Guide

I took my first pottery class in the fall of 2004 when my daughter was five months
old. I had never before worked with clay and had very little exposure to ceramics.
Basically, I knew nothing. It was a beginning wheel-throwing class in Fayetteville
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Author: Melissa Weiss

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1631595989

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 569

In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, pottery expert Melissa Weiss shows you the basics of crafting without a wheel, how to harvest and work wild clay, and using natural glazes. Handbuilt pottery is the perfect way for new potters to dive into this unique medium because it doesn't require access to a potter's wheel. In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, Melissa Weiss takes an organic approach to harvesting and working with local clays, and even shows you how to mix your own glazes to use on functional pottery for use at home. Students of pottery the world over have traveled to North Carolina to attend Weiss's classes. Now you don't have to! In this book, Melissa provides you with a solid course on slab and pinch-pot techniques that allow beginning students to master the basics and progress through finished wares. Looking to go a little deeper? Melissa also offers her unique knowledge of how to dig and process local clays for use in pottery, and for the techniques she has developed for creating unique glazes with ash, salt, and other dry materials. Melissa will also introduce you talented contemporary potters, who will share their work, tips, advice, and techniques. Learn the basics of handbuilding and more with this engaging guide.

Handbuilt Pottery Techniques Revealed

Atkin takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process.

Author: Jacqui Atkin

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 819

Atkin takes the mystery out of hand-building by showing precisely what happens at each point in the process. Simple, creative projects clearly illuminate coil, slab, molds, and pinch techniques--all demonstrated in clear step-by-step photos.

Setting Up Your Ceramic Studio

ABOUT THE ARTIST DDVIES Kathy Triplett lives in Weaverville , North Carolina ,
with her husband and two dogs , in a solar house filled with handmade tiles and
ceramic wall sconces , and works in a hand - built studio nearby . She attended ...

Author: Virginia Scotchie

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579906726

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 302

"Scotchie gives us an insider's look at [how to] assemble vibrant, creative studio spaces. Floor plans are provided...The photographs are excellent."--Library Journal Take a photographic tour of 10 beautiful ceramics studios, and discover exactly how and why each design so perfectly meets the artist's particular needs. Author and ceramist Virginia Scotchie covers all the practical decisions about equipment, workflow, and safety that go into setting up a new studio, from using the space effectively and dealing with lighting, electrical, and ventilation needs, to establishing a small business office. Every ceramist will find inspiration in Michael Sherrill's spacious and adaptable studio, so suited to his large-scale sculptures; Alice Munn's intimate and tidy atelier; and Ben Owen III's highly organized layout, arranged for volumes of production work and featuring a separate gallery.

Hiroe Swen

Author: Hiroe Swen

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 36

View: 352


The Technique of Handbuilt Pottery

Author: Mollie Winterburn

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780823051014

Category: Ceramics

Page: 175

View: 597


Creative Pottery

With compelling galleries, artist features, and guided questions for growth throughout, this is a book for potters everywhere that want to go beyond the basics, learn new skills, and unlock their creativity.

Author: Deb Schwartzkopf

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1631598252

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 165

Take your work to the next level! Join ceramic artist Deb Schwartzkopf for a journey that will help you grow as a functional potter, whether your background is in wheel-throwing or handbuilding. Creative Pottery begins with a quick review of where you are in your own journey as a potter. If you need to brush up on the basics, help setting goals, or pointers on how to translate your inspiration into your work, you've come to the right place. The rest of the book is a self-guided journey in which you can choose the techniques and projects that interest you: Go Beyond the Basics and learn how to throw or handbuild a bottomless cylinder. Then explore seams and alterations for projects like a vase, sauce boats, dessert boats, and a citrus juicer. Flatter Forms takes your throwing and trimming horizontal. Make beautiful plates and learn how to make the jump from plate to cake stand. Master Molds and use them to open a new world of possibilities. Make spoons, platters, and asymmetrical shapes like an out-of-round serving dish with molded feet and a thrown rim. Compose with Multiple Shapes to make two-part forms like a butter dish or a stacking set of bowls. Make a pitcher out of two simple forms and then take it further by exploring handles and spouts for a proper teapot. With compelling galleries, artist features, and guided questions for growth throughout, this is a book for potters everywhere that want to go beyond the basics, learn new skills, and unlock their creativity.

History of American Ceramics

Bruria , porcelain heads 234 Gertrude and Otto Natzler , bowl , wheel thrown ,
stoneware , crater glaze . Franz Wildenhain , plate , stoneware , wheel thrown ,
slip decorated , 1953 . David Gill , assorted pots , stoneware , cast and handbuilt
 ...

Author: Paul S. Donhauser

Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 260

View: 585

Overzicht van de ontwikkeling van Amerikaanse studio keramiek in de twintigste eeuw.

Uncommon Ground

Winner of the Southern Anthropological Society's prestigious James Mooney Award, Uncommon Ground takes a unique archaeological approach to examining early African American life.

Author: Leland Ferguson

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

ISBN: 1588343588

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

View: 346

Winner of the Southern Anthropological Society's prestigious James Mooney Award, Uncommon Ground takes a unique archaeological approach to examining early African American life. Ferguson shows how black pioneers worked within the bars of bondage to shape their distinct identity and lay a rich foundation for the multicultural adjustments that became colonial America.Through pre-Revolutionary period artifacts gathered from plantations and urban slave communities, Ferguson integrates folklore, history, and research to reveal how these enslaved people actually lived. Impeccably researched and beautifully written.

Ceramics Monthly

Clavs THE ART OF A ROTTERS GUATING TECHNIQUES Firing NILS LOU TI
Axner Has 300 Pottery - Related Titles In ... Techniques Potter ' s Palette , The
What Every Potter Should Know TIES Ching - Te - Chen Handbuilt Ceramics
Potter ' s ...

Author:

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Category: Ceramics

Page:

View: 246


Architectural Ceramics for the Studio Potter

For those of you who don't work in clay , this book will intrigue you with its
processes and techniques , while broadening your appreciation of the challenge
of handbuilt ceramics . I was fascinated with Mark's work on the bowls and told
him that ...

Author: Peter King

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579902018

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 155

From a respected teacher in his field comes the first and only how-to book on the subject. Sample projects in color: a press-molded door surround, a carved-relief countertop, a dimensional fireplace, plus handbuilt and thrown sinks and pedestals. “Well designed and visually stimulating. Peter King writes like a good teacher.”—Clay Times.

Ceramics Art and Perception

She works predominately with thrown and handbuilt ceramics , sometimes incorp
- orating glass or other materials in larger assemblages . Her long involvement
with clay began in high school and developed as she discovered the technique ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Ceramics

Page:

View: 142


Ceramic Review

Xavier Toubes - Pensa 7 , ceramic , 2003 , W51cm . Global , Perimeter Gallery ,
Chicago , USA , March 19 - April 19 . www . perimetergallery . com ABOVE :
Claire Pearson - Notus I , thrown and handbuilt earthenware , 2004 , H47cm .
Recent ...

Author:

Publisher:

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Category: Ceramics

Page:

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Handbuilt Tableware

“The emphasis is on creativity and distinctiveness. This book is full of ideas.”—Library Journal. “Information-packed. It is extremely practical and clear in its presentation.

Author: Kathy Triplett

Publisher: Lark Books (NC)

ISBN: 9781579904401

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 678

“The emphasis is on creativity and distinctiveness. This book is full of ideas.”—Library Journal. “Information-packed. It is extremely practical and clear in its presentation. The technical guidance is easy to follow [and] a gallery section is beautifully produced. An encouraging and motivating book.”—Ceramic Review. “Sure to ignite inspiration.”—International Ceramic Art Review.

Index to Craft Journals 1984 1988 Subject headings

Author: Beth Hatton

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Decorative arts

Page:

View: 131


Handmade Tiles

Text and photographs show how to design and fabricate flat and relief tiles, decorate and fire the tiles, install the finished tiles, and much more.

Author: Frank Giorgini

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579902711

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 816

Text and photographs show how to design and fabricate flat and relief tiles, decorate and fire the tiles, install the finished tiles, and much more.

Ceramics in America

Derby Porcelain : The Work of Floral and Botanical Artists , 1790 - 1805 . ”
Antiques ( June 2003 ) : 102 - II . Bruce , Susan . The Art of Handbuilt Ceramics .
Marlborough , Eng . : Crowood ; dist . in the U . S . by Trafalgar Square , 2000 .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Pottery

Page:

View: 172


The Ceramic Design Book

This book is a fascinating tour through the world of contemporary claywork.

Author: Val M. Cushing

Publisher: Lark Books (NC)

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 422

This book is a fascinating tour through the world of contemporary claywork.