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Deciding what to do. Looking for an idea is often the most difficult part of artwork. There is no sure way to determine how we learn or what will spark our imagination. Drawing from life and one’s imagination are traditional ways of preparing for a project However, reading books, magazines and internet is also a good place to start. There’s a chance something will trigger an idea. Artistic growth does not come with out effort. Reading helps to clarify your aesthetic perspective and contributes to your artistic maturity.
Wood-Fired Ceramics: Contemporary Practices
Coll Minogue, Robert Sanderson
Ceramic Art in Finland: A Contemporary Tradition
Asa Hellman (Editor)
Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century
Joe Earle, Halsey North (With), Alice North (With)
Yikwani: Contemporary Tiwi Ceramics
Naked Clay: Ceramics Without Glaze
Scandinavian Ceramics and Glass: 1940s to 1980s
George Fischler, Barrett Gould
1000 Tiles: Ten Centuries of Decorative Ceramics
Gordon Lang (Editor), Paul Atterbury (Contribution by), Catherine Blake (Contribution by)
Coiled Pottery: Traditional and Contemporary Ways
Mechanical Properties of Ceramics
John B. Wachtman
Art of Contemporary American Pottery
Kevin A. Hluch, Rob Barnard (Foreword by)
Peter Lane, Fine Art Publishing, 1995, 2003