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- A&C Black 2009; US$ 22.10
This is a troubleshooting book filled with tips and handy advice for the beginner and intermediate potter. The information is arranged in easy-to-follow, step-by-step sections which are illustrated with line drawings and photographs. The subjects include: clays, tools and equipment, making techniques, designing shapes and surface decoration. The text... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
Dehua porcelain, or Blanc de Chine as it is known in the West, is pure ivory-white porcelain made at the Dehua kilns in the southern Chinese province of Fujian. It rose to international significance in the 17th century and inspired aristocratic patronage in the development of European porcelain. Its popularity at home and abroad continued and the kilns... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with it.Made before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is renowned for both its beauty and its mystery. In The Portland Vase , Robin Brooks takes us on a vivid journey across Europe and through... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
Après son apparition au VIIe siècle, l'art de la porcelaine en Chine est rapidement devenu un symbole important de la royauté et de la haute société. Ce livre offre une large gamme d'objets, des simples bols aux magnifiques vases et autres ornements aux motifs complexes et multicolores. La délicatesse et le raffinement de la porcelaine continuent encore... more...
- Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00
The art of porcelain manufacturing is linked closely to China and its history, appearing in the 7th century when it became an important symbol of royalty or high status. The masterpieces of the genre featured in this book range from simple tea bowls and fantastic vases to hair ornaments, figurines and snuff boxes with intricate, multi-coloured designs.... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 29.99
Start every painting the right way - with a composition and design that works! Good composition and design is the underlying foundation of any successful painting. Let Pat Dews show you what good design really is while detailing the principles that can improve your work with every stroke. You can learn how successful painters use the fundamentals... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00
Nikolaus Dietrich presents a general model for the understanding of space in Greek paintings, based on an analysis of landscape elements in Attic vase painting of the 6th and 5th centuries BC. Our concept of space in landscapes proves to be completely unsuitable for understanding these motifs. Space in Greek paintings is not an earlier stage in the... more...
- The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2010; US$ 37.50
This work presents a classification system and absolute chronology for black-gloss wares from Crete, establishing the first local and regional ceramic sequences during the period from 600 to 400 B.C. This new chronological foundation of datable pottery from excavated sites fills in the so-called 6th-/5th-century gap and dispels the prevailing view... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95
There are few pieces of pottery more recognizable than those designed by Clarice Cliff. For many the epitome of Art Deco, and 1930s style, characterised by bold color and lines, geometric shapes, and stylized representations of the countryside, Clarice Cliff's 'Bizarre' pottery is widely collected all over the world. This book traces the story of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 39.99
The human figure has been represented in clay throughout history and continues to evolve today. Artists are working with the figure in new ways, playing with materials and forms, and making use of new technologies to produce challenging and unconventional work, from the intact whole figure to the fragmented, hybrid and abstract. Ceramics and the Human... more...