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Ceramics Monthly




Ceramics Monthly: November 1959

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In this issue Nativity in clay, enameled tree trimmings, ornaments from glass, and much more.

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Ceramics Monthly: October 1959

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F. Carlton Ball, in his feature article this month, writes that a visit to a cactus garden started him working on this trend. The forms and textures were so beautiful and intriguing he knew he had to try to reflect them in clay. 

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Ceramics Monthly: September 1959

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Starting this month are two new series: Kiln-Formed Glass by Kay Kinney and The Lively Art of Earthenware by Karl Martz. 

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Ceramics Monthly: June 1959

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In this issue F. Carlton Ball continues his piece on glaze-making materials, Marc Bellaire demonstrates his underglaze painting, Hal Riegger writes about raku and so much more. 

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Ceramics Monthly: May 1959

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A “kissin’ cousin” to ceramics and enameling, Kiln-Formed Glass makes its debut in this issue. The photo shows a variety of gaily decorated glass shapes strung up as a dramatic mobile. 

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Ceramics Monthly: April 1959

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A lively charm is displayed in the group of stoneware bottles by Loris Love Suite. These little bottle-figures range in size from 10¾ inches to 11½ inches in height and are decorated in tans, blues and white. Miss Suite received top award for this group in the Creative Crafts Show featured on page 14.

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Ceramics Monthly: March 1959

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A wheel-thrown stoneware vase 36 inches high made by F. Carlton Ball and decorated in the same was resist technique that he describes in the feature article starting on page 20 of this issue.

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Ceramics Monthly: February 1959

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A close-up of a stylized rooster painted in commercial underglaze on a set of 15 tiles, to be used as a tabletop. Step-by-step instructions are given on page 15. 

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Ceramics Monthly: January 1959

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Coiled, slab-built, pinched and thrown, all pieces on our cover this month were made by students of author Dorothea Swander. For details of her teaching techniques, see the feature article on page 16.

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Ceramics Monthly: December 1958

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“Madonna and Child” is a four foot mosaic made of several different kinds of tesserae: melted bottle glass, handmade clay tesserae (glazed on one side) and glazed kitchen tile. See the article, “Mosaic Making—Group Style,” in this issue.

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