Salt Spring Potters Guild Library

One benefit of being a member of the guild is having access to our extensive library. This page lists the books in our entire collection as of March 31, 2022, organized into various categories. 

Pottery General Information and Techniques

Ceramics: A potter’s Handbook by Glenn C. Nelson

 

Ceramics by Phiip Rawson. (2 copies)

 

The Ceramic Process by European Ceramic Work Centre, Anton Reijnders

 

 Finding One’s Way With Clay by Paulus Berensohn

 

Functional Pottery, Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose by Robin Hopper

 

Pottery: Form and Expression by Marguerite Wildenhain

 

Ceramics, Projects to Practice and Inspire by Steve Mattison

 

Potter’s Directory of Shape and Form by Neal French

 

Throwing Large by Nic Collins

 

Claywork, Form and Idea in Ceramic Design by Leon I. Nigrosh

 

Ceramics: Shape and Surface by Lana Wilson

 

The Extruder Book by Daryl E. Baird

 

Handbuilding, Pottery Masterclass by Josie Warshaw

 

Hand-Building Techniques by Joaquim Chavarria

 

Handbuilt Ceramics by Kathy Triplett

 

Hand-Formed Ceramics, Creating Form and Surface by Richard Zakin

 

Clay: Hand Building by Maurice Sapiro

 

Handbuilding Ceramic Forms by Elsbeth S. Woody

 

Wall Pieces by Dominique Bivar Segurado

 

Hand Made Tiles, Designing Making Decorating by Frank Giorgini

 

Naked Clay: Ceramics Without Glaze  by Jane Perryman

Sculpture

The Figure in Clay by Lark Books

 

The Portrait in Clay by Peter Rubino

 

Modeling the Head in Clay by Bruno Lucchesi and Margit Malmstrom

 

Modelling and Sculpting the Human Figure by Edouard Lanteri

 

Sculptural Ceramics by Ian Gregory

 

Sculpture: Principles and Practice by Louis Slobodkin

 

Sculpting Made Easy – The Barjansky Method of Figure and Portrait Sculpture by Outline by Catherine Barjansky

 

Ceramic Sculpture, Methods & Processes by John B. Kenny

 

TransFormations Ceramics 2005 by Carol E. Mayer

 

Paper Clay for Ceramic Sculptors by Rosette Gault

 

Paperclay Art and Practice by Rosette Gault

 

500 Ceramic Sculptures by Lark Crafts. (2 copies)

Glaze Technology and Techniques

Colour in Glazes by Linda Bloomfield

 

Ceramics: Shape and Surface by Lana Wilson

 

Surface Design for Ceramics  by Maureen Mills

 

Resist and Masking Techniques  by Peter Beard (2 copies)

 

Slips and Slipware. By Anthony Phillips

 

Glazes and Glazing Techniques by Greg Daly – 2 copies

 

Mastering Cone 6 Glazes by John Hesselberth & Ron Roy

 

The Ceramic Spectrum by Robin Hopper

 

Ceramic Formulas by John W. Conrad

 

The Potter’s Book of Glaze Recipies by Emmanuel Cooper

 

Copper Red Glazes by Robert Tichane

 

Ceramic Glazes by Parmelee

 

The Complete potter – Lusters by Margery Clinton

 

The potter’s Palette by Christine Constant & Steve Ogden

 

Ceramic Style by John Hinchcliffe & Wendy Barber

 

Luster for China Painters and Potters by Heather Tailor

 

The Potter’s Dictionary of Materials and Techniques by Frank Hamer

 

Contemporary Pottery Decoration by John Gibson. 

 

Image Transfer on Clay by Paul Andrew Wandless

 

China Paint & Overglaze by Paul Lewing

Kilns & Kiln Firing for the Craft Potter by H. Fraser

Biography, History,
Inspiration

Narrative in Clay by Judy Weeden

 

Robin Hopper Ceramics by Robin Hopper

 

The Life and Art of David Marshall by Monika Ullmann

 

Studio Ceramics in Canada by Gail Crawford

 

Back to the Land, Ceramics from Vancouver Island by Diane Carr & Nancy Janovicek

 

Early Canadian Pottery by Donald Webster

 

Nineteenth Century Pottery and Porcelain in Canada by Elizabeth Collard

 

Tile Art, A history of Decorative Ceramic Tiles

 

500 Tiles by Lark Crafts

 

500 Teapots by Lark Books

 

500 Bowls by Lark Books

 

500 Raku by Lark Crafts

 

The Unknown Craftsman – A Japanese Insight into Beauty by Soetsu Yanagi

 

Japanese Wood-Fired Ceramics by Masakazu Kusakabe and Marc Lancet

 

Contemporary Clay – Japanese ceramics for the New Century by Joe Earle

 

Artes De Mexico – Mata Ortiz Ceramica

 

Oaxacan Ceramics – Traditional Folk Art by Oaxacan Women by Lois Wasserspring

 

The Potters & Potteries of Bennington by John Spargo

 

Brickworks by Gwen Heeny

 

Homespun Ceramics by Arlene and Paul H. Greaser

 

Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person by M. C. Richards

 

The Culture of Craft by Peter Dormer

Glass

Kiln – Formed Glass by Brenda Griffith

 

Advanced Glassworking Techniques by Edward T. Schmid

 

Kiln Fired Glass by Boyce Lundstrom

 

Contemporary Fused Glass by Brad Walker

 

Contemporary Warm Glass by Brad Walker

 

Warm Glass by Philippa Beveridge, Ignasi Domenech, Eva Pascual   (2 copies)

 

Kiln Crafting – Hot Tips for Fusing and Slumping Glass by Gil Reynolds

Photographs, Videos

Vicent Massey Workshop Photos

 

Lana Wilson Workshop

 

Potters Christmas Potluck 2006

 

Jeannie Mah Workshop Photos

 

Handbuilt Forms with Soft Slabs   with Liz Zlot Summerfield

 

Masking and Decorating for surface depth.  with Lisa Orr

 

Layered Surfaces.   with.  Erin Furimsky

 

Friederike Rahn Workshop Photos

 

Glazing and Decorating Pottery.  with  Nan Rothwell

 

Elements of Form.  Robin Hopper

 

Handbuilding with Mitch Lyons

 

Lana Wilson workshop

 

Vincent Massey Workshop

 

Jeannie Mah Workshop