Explore art, sculpture and design with hands-on ideas in paperclay, clay or mixed media handbuilding, wheel pottery, practical vessels, sculpture, games and beyond. 
A resource book for artists, makers, self directed learners, and home school from beginner to advanced. 
A lump of soft clay can "come alive" in our hands just as it has for hands of our ancestors since the dawn of history. Be amazed at what happens next. 
A guided tour of the wealth of imagination for "beautilty" that's always accessible.
224 illustrated pages monochrome. (Available order link below) 
A flip book encyclopedia of Rosette's sketches of all time favorite ceramic art, design, fine art history course assignments to adapt!.  
Compact review of handbuilding basics like pinch pot, coil and how to make joins evolves to ideas for tiles... to game board pieces, ornaments, scale models, and much more. Figures...faces, eyes, etc are there for the artists whether  rendering in 2D or 3D. 
Mind of the Craftsman is a whole chapter dedicated to mastering the challenge of pottery form on the wheel or handbuilt.
Along the way, get inspired by masters work from prehistory cave art and clay to contemporary culture and travel the world learning by hand which is a non verbal cross language way to appreciate the culture like no other. The book closes with advanced conceptual questions, avatars and themes to springboard into science and vision. Most world's solutions have come in visions, dreams and by hand modeling prototypes first. Scan your models into the computer after. The earth is in your hands ready to serve your highest and best ideas. 
Teachers/Parents/Self Directed Learners typically select 1 to 6 challenges per semester.  These ideas opened Rosette's mind to the WEALTH of hand work and imagination in the world that's always available.
 If you try every theme- at your own pace, you'll have been to art school in your own way with your muse in the lead. This is a natural path to mastery in ceramic art and design and understanding world cultures, art history, humanities and more. Most of world's solutions have emerge in visions, dreams and often by hand modeling or sketch. Makers can scan models into computers after. The earth is in your hands ready to serve your highest and best ideas. 
The cost of Print $28  includes shipping to a USA address.
USD 978-0-9638793-1-8 (while supplies last).
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