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Pottery & Ceramics

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  • The White Road

    a pilgrimage of sorts

    by Edmund de Waal

    The gripping story of the lure of porcelain, or 'white gold', from the Number One bestselling author of The Hare with Amber Eyes.** A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller **"Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first"A handful of clay from a Chinese hillside carries a promise: that mixed with the right materials, it might survive the fire of the kiln, and fuse into porcelain - ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Yarny Buttons

    Tweedy, Heathered, and Variegated Buttons in Polymer Clay

    by Lisa Clarke

    Special knit and crocheted projects deserve special buttons, and sometimes the best fasteners are the ones that fade quietly – and artfully – into the background of the garment. What better way to procure unique sweater-matching buttons than to make them yourself? REQUIRED SKILLS Basic polymer clay skills: conditioning, rolling, cutting. Rudimentary understanding of the Skinner Blend and of ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • The Beauty of Everyday Things

    by Soetsu Yanagi and 1 more

    series Penguin Modern Classics
    The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. They should be natural and simple, sturdy and safe - the aesthetic result of wholeheartedly fulfilling utilitarian needs. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Amazing Glaze

    Techniques, Recipes, Finishing, and Firing

    by Gabriel Kline and 1 more

    series Mastering Ceramics
    "This book made me fall in love with glaze all over again."—Ben Carter, author of Mastering the Potter’s WheelWhether you look forward to glazing your work or are guilty of saying "I hate glazing!" Amazing Glaze is for you. Join author and Odyssey Clayworks founder Gabriel Kline on a journey that makes glazing less intimidating and more fun. Start in the "glaze kitchen" where you'll set yourself ... Read more

    $36.95 AUD

  • China and Pottery Marks

    by Anonymous

    A reference of the marks seen on pottery and china from around the world. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Beginner Button Class

    Getting Started in Polymer Clay

    by Lisa Clarke

    Learn to make five types of buttons while also learning your way around polymer clay. All of these buttons can be made with the simplest of tools, many of them found around your house!REQUIRED SKILLSNone! Absolute beginners are welcome.TOOLS AND MATERIALS3 packages of polymer clay in your choice of colors.Clay blade, craft knife, or old kitchen knifeMedium size metal knitting needleWork surface, ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • Fired Up With Raku

    Over 300 Raku Recipes

    by Irene Poulton

    The origins of raku can be traced back hundreds of years to Japan, where it was used as the traditional method of creating clay bowls for the tea ceremony. Over the years potters have embraced and adapted the methods, celebrating the remarkable but unpredictable results achieved using raku techniques.The author, who has specialized in raku for over twenty years, considers the origins of raku ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • Pottery Making: Pottery for Beginners and Essential Tips to Get Started

    by Jessica Lindsey

    Some pottery tips for beginnersPottery is creative art and most people will get into it as a matter of hobby. However, some of those who have gone into pottery as a hobby have actually ended up becoming professional potters. Once the individual interested in pottery starts producing beautiful vases and mugs for their loved ones, the vibes just spread and before they know, they are producing for ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

    by Mark Frauenfelder

    It’s 3D Printing: The Next Generation! The technology’s improving, prices are dropping,new models are hitting the market, and 3D printers are appearing on desktops, workbenches, lab shelves, and kitchen tables all over the world. Not only are we seeing better, faster, and cheaper 3D printers, we’re also seeing new printing materials, easier-to-use design software, powerful scanning technology, and ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Toast & Marmalade

    Stories From the Kitchen Dresser, A Memoir

    by Emma Bridgewater

    'Emma Bridgewater, queen of kitchenware, proves herself to be queen of the memoir too.' Stephen Fry'What a great read - a true British inspiration story - I loved it!' Cath Kidston'Emma Bridgewater's captivating recipe for a happy family life: food, passion, work, love.' Meg RosoffPlunge into the world of pottery, family, childhood, work, motorway service stations, holidays, beaches, markets, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Clay So Cute

    21 Polymer Clay Projects for Cool Charms, Itty-Bitty Animals, and Tiny Treasures

    by Sherri Haab

    Clay So Cute! shows how one of the easiest mediums—polymer clay, which need only be baked in the oven—can be sculpted into quick, simple, totally fun jewelry and accessories for tween girls—including bangles, pocket mirrors, earrings, chunky bead necklaces, and cute charms.Clay So Cute! teaches simple, step-by-step illustrated techniques to make 21 tween- and teen-friendly projects that are more ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • The Natural History of Clay

    by Alfred B. Searle

    This edition features• illustrations• a linked Table of Contents and IndexCONTENTSTable of clay rocksI Introduction. The chemical and physical properties of claysII Clay and associated rocksIII The origins of claysIV The modes of accumulation of claysV Some clays of commercial importanceVI Clay-substance: theoretical and actualBibliographyIndex ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Mastering the Potter's Wheel

    Techniques, Tips, and Tricks for Potters

    by Ben Carter and 1 more

    series Mastering Ceramics
    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. What pushes this book beyond the competition, however, are the techniques offered in the chapters that follow. From a variety of methods for throwing large objects such as pitchers and platters, to alterations, dart... ... Read more

    $36.95 AUD

  • Glass Casting

    by Amy Whittingham

    Glass casting is an exciting and versatile process involving chunks of molten glass melted into a mould, where it solidifies. This practical book explains the glass casting process, from the initial search for inspiration through to simple and then more complex casting. With step-by-step instructions and supporting photographs, it is an accessible and thorough account of this challenging and ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Fewer, Better Things

    The Hidden Wisdom of Objects

    by Mr. Glenn Adamson

    From the former director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, a timely and passionate case for the role of the well-designed object in the digital age.Curator and scholar Glenn Adamson opens Fewer, Better Things by contrasting his beloved childhood teddy bear to the smartphones and digital tablets children have today. He laments that many children and adults are losing touch with the ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Basics of ... Pottery Illustrated

    by George J. Cox

    series Basics of ...
    This latest entry in the Basics of … series offers an excellent introduction to pottery, from clays and pastes to molds, casts, and pressings, from turning to firing, drying to decorating. You’ll learn how to throw a pot, fire a biscuit, and mix a glaze. What’s more, there are equipment lists, an expanded glossary, and instructions for selecting a kiln. Before you know it, you’ll become a pottery ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • Family Tree Magnets

    Image Transfers in Polymer Clay

    by Lisa Clarke

    You can choose to use special occasion pictures, such as weddings, graduations and christenings for these Family Tree Magnets, but they are also plenty of fun with candid shots. REQUIRED SKILLS Basic polymer clay skills: conditioning, rolling, cutting. Ability to edit images in Photoshop or similar software TOOLS AND MATERIALS Strong white polymer clay Strong polymer clay in color of your choice ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Beginner's Guide to Making Mosaics

    16 Easy-to-Make Projects for Any Space

    by Delphine Lescuyer

    Transform areas and items in your home into beautiful works of art! Eye-catching and a lot of fun to do, this introductory guide to mosaic art (literally) covers everything, from window sills, wall murals, and coffee tables to flower pots, picture frames, trays, and so many more decorative pieces for both the home and garden! With 16 beautiful projects to create, supply lists, step-by-step ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Afghan Cane

    A Granny Square Blanket in Polymer Clay

    by Lisa Clarke

    The Afghan Cane consists of sixteen polymer clay “granny squares” assembled in a grid, much like a crocheted afghan would be. Unlike the crocheted version, though, we don’t have to create sixteen individual granny squares to make a colorful blanket. Through the magic of polymer color blends, we can generate a multitude of differently-colored squares with a single cane! REQUIRED SKILLS If you are ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Ceramics

    Contemporary Artists Working in Clay

    by Kate Singleton and 1 more

    This ebook presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Upcycling Cans and Bottles: 40 DIY Projects to Reuse Old Cans and Bottles for Crafts and Home Decorations!

    DIY Projects

    by Cheryl Palmer

    Upcycling Cans and Bottles: 40 DIY Projects to Reuse Old Cans and Bottle for Crafts and Home Decorations!There is a new term used to turn something used, old and worthless into something new, beautiful and useful – and that is called upcycling.Now, if you are one who is really into crafting, and even if you are not, this book will make sure that you will have that creative fix that you need, while ... Read more

    $6.51 AUD

  • Hard Paste Porcelain (Oriental); China, Japan, Siam, Korea

    by Edwin Atlee Barber

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Ceramics and the Museum

    by Laura Breen

    Ceramics and the Museum interrogates the relationship between art-oriented ceramic practice and museum practice in Britain since 1970.Laura Breen examines the identity of ceramics as an art form, drawing on examples of work by artist-makers such as Edmund de Waal and Grayson Perry; addresses the impact of policy making on ceramic practice; traces the shift from object to project in ceramic ... Read more

    $36.51 AUD

  • Hypertufa Containers

    Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough Garden

    by Lori Chips

    “A complete guide to designing, making and planting hypertufa troughs.”—North American Rock Garden SocietyHypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for small, Alpine plants. A mix of cement, perlite, peat, and water, they are simple and affordable to make at home. In Hypertufa Containers, Lori Chips details everything you need to know to make your own ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD