500 Bowls (BK77) by Lark Books

The amazing beauty and variety in these 500 bowls is a testament to the imagination and inventiveness of today's ceramists. The vast array of styles will inspire you to find and express your own unique artistic vision. These 500 masterful, inspired works are a testament to the bowl as it is reinterpreted and reinvented by contemporary ceramic artists from around the world. Softcover, 8 x 8, full color, 416 pages.


500 Teapots (BK75) by Lark Books

A captivating compilation of 500 of the most creative and technically astounding teapots you've ever seen. 500 Teapots is a visual tour of how many of the leading contemporary ceramic artists from around the world are interpreting this classic form. Collectors and ceramists alike will enjoy the huge variety of shapes, surface treatments, and techniques presented. Softcover, 8 x 8, full color, 416 pages.


500 Tiles (BK203) by Lark

From press-molded pieces to carved works showcasing spectacular surface treatments, these magnificent tiles will inspire beginners and professionals, as well as collectors and enthusiasts. Some of the larger handcrafted displays here were made to decorate public and private spaces; others use single tiles to interpret nature, tell a story, or make a bold cultural observation. As always in this acclaimed series, all the contributors are accomplished artists, renowned in the field. Mary Lynn Buss creates the ultimate kitchen backsplash: a field of mosaic-tiled long-necked irises. Peter King and his wife and working partner Xinia Mar


Alternitive Kilns & Firing Techniques (BK82) by James C. Watkins & Paul Andrew Wandless

Ceramicists searching for new ways to fire their creations now have a wealth of options. Authors James Watkins and Paul Wandless, along with a group of distinguished artisans, demonstrate in detail how to build low-cost, low-tech, yet high-quality kilns. The plans range from an easy, affordable, and versatile Raku Kiln to a unique wood-fueled Downdraft Stovepipe Barrel one. These clever devices make it possible to produce rich surface effects from alternative reduction firing techniques. In addition to showing the basic procedures for using each kiln, easy-to-follow directions for many fast-fire methods unfold in color photographs: You


Ash Glazes (BK38) by Robert Tichane

The definitive reference to create flawless ash glazes. Practical and usable information will benefit the novice and experienced potter. Nearly 40 ash glaze recipes are included, as well as instructions for making synthetic ash glazes. Sixteen color pages show the beautiful effects of successful ash glazing. Softcover, 8x10, 240 pages, 300 b&w photos - 16 color photos.


Contemporary Porcelain (BK11) by Peter Lane

You'll get first-hand knowledge of the significant technical developments that have occurred in the porcelain industry in the past 20 years. You'll also investigate working methods and aesthetic concerns of ceramicists who work with this popular medium and its close relative, bone china, including form and forming process, throwing and turning, surface treatments and glazes. Hardcover, 8-1/4X10-7/8, 224 pages color throughout. North American Rights Only.


Copper Red Glazes: A Guide to Producing these Elusive Glazes (BK48) by Robert Tichane

Finally potters can master the ancient secrets of copper red glazing without expensive and frustrating experimentation. This comprehensive book provides insight into the problems encountered when making copper red glazes. Potters of all skill levels will benefit from the practical instruction offered. Softcover, 8X10, 312 pages - 15 B&W photos- 50 color photos.


Handbuilt Ceramics (BK42) by Kathy Triplett

The second in a major series of ceramic books published by Lark Books, this title combines solid information with attractive presentation. Written for the general reader with an interest in ceramics, Handbuilt Ceramics is a big, colorful, and complete how-to manual for shaping clay without a potter's wheel, as well as a color gallery of handbuilt work by some of today's best ceramists. Softcover, 160 pages, 400 color photos, 8-1/2X11.


What Every Potter Should Know: Answers and Solutions for Common Pottery Problems (BK63) by Jeff Zamek

For every succesful pot, chances are there are a few that were abandoned along the way. Now potters can save many of their spoiled pieces by learning solutions to some of the most common pottery problems. No longer will they waste time and money on a piece that requires only minimal repairing, if only they knew the right techniques. Author Jeff Zamek has researched just about every mishap that can occur in ceramics and has learned how to either prevent or correct them. He shares tips and advice gleaned from over 30 years of making and teaching. After teaching college ceramics for ten years he started his own ceramics consulting firm 16 years ago. Softcover, 8-1/4 X 10-7/8, 256 pages, 100 B&W photos, 8 page color section.


More Books and Periodicals
500 Animals In Clay (BK34) $24.95
500 Ceramic Sculptures (BK03) $24.95
500 Cups (BK89) $24.95
500 Figures In Clay (BK90) $24.95
500 Pitchers (BK93) $24.95
500 Plates and Chargers (BK202) $24.95
Art of Contemporary American Pottery (BK88) $34.95
Ceramic Monthly Booklet: Answers to Potters' Questions (BK01) $9.95
Ceramic Monthly Booklet: Answers to Potters' Questions II (BK64) $9.95
Contemporary Ceramic Formulas (BK68) $22.50
Cushing's Handbook (BK44) $37.95
Image Transfer On Clay (BK10) $24.95
Masters: Porcelain (BK200) $24.95
Modern Japanese Ceramics (BK201) $24.95
Safety in the Ceramics Studio (BK83) $21.95
Surface Design For Ceramics (BK206) $29.95
The Art and Craft of Ceramics (BK37) $29.95
The Art and Craft of Crystals (BK45) $39.80
The Ceramic Glaze Handbook (BK71) $24.95
The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes (BK199) $25.95
The Essential Guide To Mold Making & Slip Casting (BK204) $24.95
The Figure In Clay (BK92) $24.95
The Great Clay Adventure (BK91) $25.95
The Kiln Book Third Edition (BK26) $44.95
The Potter's Workbook (BK50) $29.95
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