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Author : Philip Rawson
ISBN : 9780812207347
Genre : Art
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"It is rare to find a book on art that presents complex aesthetic principles in clear readable form. Ceramics, by Philip Rawson, is such a book. I discovered it ten years ago, and today my well-worn copy has scarcely a page on which some statement is not underlined and starred."—Wayne Higby, from the Foreword
Category: Art

Wheel Throwing

Author : Emily Reason
ISBN : 1600592449
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 25.62 MB
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An artist introduces the mechanics of wheel-thrown ceramics, taking the reader through nine projects, from a simple bowl to more advanced creations, in a book with full-color gallery sections that aim to provide inspiration.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Surface Design For Ceramics

Author : Maureen Mills
ISBN : 9781579908447
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 33.45 MB
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This studio reference captures all the popular techniques available for embellishing clay, as well as a wealth of practical information and detailed images that lead readers through every phase of the design and decorating process.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Handbuilt Ceramics

Author : Kathy Triplett
ISBN : 1579901840
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 71.83 MB
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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.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

500 Cups

Author : Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
ISBN : 1579905935
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Ranging from functional to whimsical, presents photographs of variations on the ceramic cup from such artists as Benjamin Schulman, Annette Gates, and Heather O'Brien.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Making Installing Handmade Tiles

Author : Angelica Pozo
ISBN : 1600594093
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54.13 MB
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An interesting beginners book on ceramics, Making and Installing Handmade Tiles, by Angelica Pozo, has everything from design and formation to decoration and site installation, perfect for the do-it-yourselfer looking to create a work of art that is not only an expression of ones inner self, but will be useful for generations to come.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Setting Up Your Ceramic Studio

Author : Virginia Scotchie
ISBN : 1579906729
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 24.7 MB
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This fabulous photographic tour of 10 ceramic studios covers all the practical decisions about the equipment, workflow and safety that go into setting up a new studio.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Confrontational Ceramics

Author : Judith S. Schwartz
ISBN : UOM:39076002776727
Genre : Art
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This ground-breaking book looks at the use of ceramic art as a confrontational tool, where artist's work comments on social issues. It is essentially a massive overview of the ceramic scene from this perspective, showcasing typical pieces of work by ceramic artists alongside their statements explaining their approach. Essentially an art book, this is very much about how work is used to confront people with the truth and comment on social issues, and is divided up into relevant chapters: War and Politics, the Environment, Social and Human Condition, Gender Issues and Popular Culture. Artists include very well known established makers such as Grayson Perry, Robert Arneson, Richard Notkin, Howard Kottler etc. as well as introducing lesser known artists. This glamorous and cutting-edge book displays the work of 234 artists from 30 different countries, making it truly international.
Category: Art

Advanced Technical Ceramics

Author : Shigeyuki Somiya
ISBN : 9780323154017
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 53.80 MB
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Advanced Technical Ceramics provides a thorough overview of technical ceramics. This book is divided into three parts encompassing 13 chapters that cover all aspects of technical ceramics, including definitions, raw materials, electronic and mechanical materials and processes, and biomaterials. Part I deals with the classification of ceramics by their chemical composition, mineral content, processing and production methods, properties, and uses. This part also includes the synthetic raw materials, production processes, and thermo-mechanical properties of ceramics. Part II describes the electrical, electronic, magnetic, thermal, chemical, and optical properties of ceramics, as well as their biomedical applications. Part III focuses on several precision machining methods for ceramics, such as cutting, grinding, lapping, polishing, and laser processing. Ceramics scientists, engineers, and researchers will find this text invaluable.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Potter S Book Of Glaze Recipes

Author : Emmanuel Cooper
ISBN : 0812237714
Genre : Art
File Size : 49.2 MB
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The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes is a must for potters and ceramicists of all abilities interested in creating their own glazes.
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