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CA124-PottersKitchen-COVER_350Hottest New Book – In the Potters Kitchen by Sumi von Dassow


Do you even know any potters who don’t cook? Wouldn’t it be great if there were a pottery design, technique, and glaze recipe book put together with a food recipe book? Well now there is, and it comes from the extensive research and passion of veteran author Sumi von Dassow. Each chapter includes an overview of the type of ware being discussed, design considerations, projects for making pots, and of course, recipes to cook in them! Besides her own explorations in the studio and kitchen, she’s reached out to potters who share her passion of food and clay to make this book a truly one-of-a-kind experience.


Softcover | 168 Pages | Order code CA124


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naplessculpturecoverHave a Story to Tell?

Animals have long been used as symbols in storytelling all around the world, and visual artists have been using animal figures in artwork for just as long. If you want to tell stories in clay using animals, but need a little guidance along the way, Lisa Naples’ newest video Narrative Animal Sculpture can set you on the right course. You’ll be amazed at how quickly Lisa’s clay critters take shape, and eager to give it a try in your own studio.
Run Time: 2 hours 20 minutes – Two discs


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DevGlazesCoverLearn Everything You Need to Start Making Your Own Glazes


Developing your own glazes can be tricky because success depends on so many factors. In Developing Glazes, Australian ceramic artist Greg Daly aims to demystify the whole glaze development process with practical advice and complete, step-by-step instructions. A practical glaze book for clay lovers at any skill level, it’s the perfect addition to any ceramics library.


Softcover | 128 Pages | Order code CA126


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Master Soft Slabs with Ease


In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video series, Liz Zlot Summerfield demonstrates her techniques for making handbuilt functional pottery with soft slabs and energetic surfaces. Liz explains how to develop interesting forms and the how to effectively use various materials to develop a creative look and feel for the surface. You’ll enjoy the easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions geared to clay lovers at every skill level.


Run Time: 2 hours 20 minutes – Two discs


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