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The Brush & The Wheel with Michael Kline

In this video, Michael Kline shares his contemporary take on the pottery traditions of the southeastern United States. Michael demonstrates a traditional large water jug thrown in multiple pieces, as well as swirlware cups. In addition he shares his brushwork decorating techniques in the greenware and bisque-fired stages.

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Glazing Techniques

In Glazing Techniques you’ll discover how dozens of talented artists approach glazing using a variety of techniques, materials and firing ranges to achieve stunning surfaces that are sure to inspire your work. This book provides step-by-step details on materials, preparing your work, resists, layering, lusters, underglazes, majolica, china paint, stencils, spraying, pouring, and more.

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Clay: A Studio Handbook

Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in ceramics, author Vince Pitelka has created the most practical, all-inclusive studio handbook for students, studio artists, educators and all those interested in the art of clay. The ten chapters in Clay: A Studio Handbook address the full range of ceramic processes, and bring a lifetime of ceramic knowledge directly into the hands of potters. Concerned about safe and efficient studio operation, Pitelka pays diligent attention to safety practices.

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