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$65.00

For anyone with an interest in Judaica and sacred objects, this book presents some of the most outstanding examples of contemporary Judaica that have been created over the last 30+ years.  Fifty-three makers have told their stories in their own...

Cuerda Seca

$39.99

For any ceramic artist who has ever dreamed of making cuerda seca (literally "dry line") tile, this practical and comprehensive handbook covers every aspect of the process, from formulating the right clay body to final installation. Studio layout, equipment, tools,...

Contemporary Black American Ceramic Artists

$60.00

The first book to honor the contributions, presence, and experiences of Black artists who are part of the contemporary clay community! Readers will gain a deeper knowledge of 38 of today's top African American artists in clay, the earlier Black artists...

Pâte de Verre

$65.00

Bringing together the different aspects of pâte de verre for beginners and advanced glassmakers alike. Why the increasing interest in pâte de verre throughout the international glass art community? In this go-to resource, learn the reasons behind the current shift of...

Josh Simpson

$65.00

Through more than 550 beautiful photos and informative (and humorous) narration by the artist, this visual experience reveals the evolution of Josh Simpson’s evocative glass art over the past 50 years. In-depth looks at his several signature series and experimental...

Inspiration from the Art of Paul J. Stankard

$29.99

This striking gift book features luminous photos of world-renowned glass artist Paul Stankard’s astonishing art paired with insightful writing for all who seek out and appreciate creative energy. Stunning, full-page photos of Stankard’s paperweights show fascinating worlds: bees captured in flight,...

Archie Brennan

$65.00

"I have been weaving tapestries for more than half a century. It is as much a part of my everyday as eating, sleeping—or dreaming. It is an utterly ordinary activity for me." One of the world’s most influential tapestry  weavers, renowned...

Behind the Curtain

$39.99

This first comprehensive work on Mary Shaffer illuminates her radical life and art, from a single mother in the '70s entering the male-dominated world of glass art to the renowned master she is today. A pioneering figure in the American...

The Art of Kintsugi

$27.99

Beauty in imperfection! Learn the ancient Japanese art of kintsugi and understand why, in the way of kintsugi artists, broken is better than new. This is your guide to putting the pieces back together to restore broken plates, vases, and other...

Chinese Contemporary Jewelry Design

$60.00

This in-depth look at the forces shaping contemporary jewelry in China includes works by 62 contemporary Chinese jewelry artists, presenting the arresting variety and energy that China offers the field. Cao, an internationally renowned artist residing both in the US and...

The Art Is the Cloth

$45.00

A colorful guided tour from an expert, enabling weavers, textile lovers, and art lovers to notice and appreciate what tapestries can do and how they do it. This guide from expert tapestry weaver and historian Sidore gives how-to strategies enabling...

Anatomy of a Tapestry

$45.00

The history, legacy, and boundless creativity of weavers over the centuries is the base in this helpful guide for new weavers, seasoned tapestry artists, and enthusiasts. Tapestry weaving is an art form that has been around since antiquity, and these...

Art in a Box

$24.99

Also termed 3-D collage, shadow boxes, or assemblage, this compelling art form is based on how you choose and arrange items in a "box" (term used loosely!) to create a visual message. With 30 intriguing projects of varied complexity, this...

What Makes a Potter

$39.99

Why are people still handmaking utilitarian pottery in the 21st century? Doesn’t industrial production take care of all our storage and cooking and serving needs? Yet, in all corners of the US, pottery is being discovered, studied, developed, produced, sold,...

Craft Capital

$39.99

Explore one of America’s most creative cities in a new way with the trailblazer for city-based studies of contemporary craft. For craft and history enthusiasts alike, this collection of essays from writers and curators connects Philadelphia’s heritage to its current stature...

Korean Metal Art

$65.00

The first book to offer not only detailed examples and history, but step-by-step instruction on the legendary metalworking traditions of Korea. These techniques, with beginnings in the 3rd century, are legendary in the art world, but information on how the...

The Art and Science of Natural Dyes

$60.00

This long-awaited guide is a complete manual explaining the principles of  natural dyeing! This comprehensive guide will help dyers to become more accomplished at their craft through an increased understanding of the process. Photos of more than 450 samples demonstrate...

Organic Embroidery

$24.99

A guide for crafters and fiber artists on using your sewing machine to turn bits of nature into exquisite art! Renowned textile artist Meredith Woolnough creates replicas of nature using a delicate system of tiny stitches. Her artwork is breathtaking,...

When Makers Meet

$29.99

Every two years, 50 to 60 top artists in all mediums travel to the tiny town of Aiguines in Provence, France, and spend six days and nights collaborating, cross-pollinating ideas, and trying out mediums they've never used before. In these...

Cast

$80.00

Featuring exquisite photos of more than 800 contemporary and historic works, this first-of-its-kind book reveals how the process of casting—pouring material into a mold—has transformed our world through its history and omnipresence. In these image-rich pages, craft, fine art, design,...

Making Good

$29.99

Forty-one craftspeople answer the questions of who, what, when, where, and how he or she started and maintains a career in the arts. Accompanied by more than 260 photos showing the artists, their work spaces, and their creations, each interview...

Studio Craft as Career

$29.99

This unusual two-section resource directs creative people toward their personal best. Internationally renowned artist Paul Stankard provides a practical, personal guide outlining his philosophy based on self-directed learning. First, by referencing his own career path, he offers readers what he...

Glass Art

$50.00

Nearly 600 brilliantly detailed photos capture the work of 112 glass artists and show the tremendous diversity, depth, and breadth of how this ancient medium is used in the twenty-first century. New and emerging glass artists are featured together with...

Master Your Craft

$29.99

This book outlines a powerful process for designing and creating beautiful work that is practical to make and sell. Perspectives from 22 master artisans fuse with industrial product design techniques and the author’s own craftwork experience, focusing sharp insight on...

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