Coming Soon! Available June 2020
I can’t believe it, but it is almost done!
This book is for potters looking to explore and gain new skills. I encourage you to jump right in. Start thinking of cylinders and slabs as a starting place—building blocks that can be altered, added onto, or combined in many ways. In this book, you’ll find playful, technique-based projects that will hone your skills on everything from altering and attachments to molds and templates. Try your hand at creating an asymmetrical curving vase or hand-build a teapot spout from a soft slab! Learn how to pick and choose between wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques to get the outcome you want. Venture off the beaten path and use these techniques and projects as inspiration. This is your journey!
Soon you will be able to order a signed copy from me, or purchase it from your favorite vendor… Stay tuned for author events in your area!
Creative Pottery, Quarry Books @quartocreates
Photography by https://matisselbphotography.com/
Writings and Publication Inclusions:
What Makes a Potter: Functional Pottery in America by Janet Koplos
Ceramics Monthly, Collaborative Companions, by Eric Botbyl and Justin Rothshank, pgs 47-9 and glaze end notes page… Originally published in March 2019 issue of CM, Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
2019 Ceramic Arts Yearbook, Deborah Schwartzkopf: Ceramic Artist of the Year, Originally published in 2018 supplement to the October CM & PMI, Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
Ceramics Monthly, Waste into Want, May, 2017, Originally published in May 2018 issue of CM, Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
Seattle Magazine, Babirusa Welcomes New Chef, May 30th, 2018, Art to Table CSA Pictured
Ceramics Monthly, Build or BUST!, Originally published in Jan 2018 issue of CM, pages 38-44 Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
Pottery Making Illustrated, The Cat's Meow, Originally published in Pottery Making Illustrated, Sept/Oct, 2017. http://potterymaking.org. Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission."
Professional Artist Magazine, Use Social Media to Inspire Your Art, June/ July
Ceramics Monthly, The Object of Objective Clay, February, by Joe Molinaro
Red Clay Rambler, 167: Oesterritter, Peltzman, Allen, and Schwartzkopf on Objective Clay, January
Red Clay Rambler: Episode #159, Deb Schwartzkopf- On Cultivating the Perfect Studio Space
KC Studio, Clay for All, March/ April Vol VIII Issue 2
Seattle Magazine, Shelter, May, Pg 61
Island Arts, In the Gallery, October
Red Clay Rambler: Episode #140 . Allen, Godfrey, & Schwartzkopf- On the Emergence of the Online Pot
American Craft Magazine, Let it Grow by Julie Hanus
Ceramics Monthly: Deborah Schwartzkopf & George Rodriguez: Studio Visit
Pottery Making Illustrated: Dramatic Darting January
Ceramic Arts Handbook Series, Throwing Techniques, Edited by Bill Jones, pgs 78-83
Pottery Making Illustrated, A Sauce Boat with Simple Seams, pgs 40-43
Complete Guide to Electric Kiln Ceramics, Frederick Bartolovick
The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes, John Britt, Lark Books
American iPottery, an ipad app by Kevin Hulch
500 Teapots Volume II, Lark Books, pgs 161, 380
American Craft Blog: Deborah Schwartzkopf's Shapely Ceramics, by Danielle Maestretti January
Lark Books, 500 Teapots Vol 2, Pgs. 161, 380
Jennifer Allen's Blog- Potter of the Month: Deb Schwartzkopf, December
Pottery Making Illustrated, Kaleidoscope Lines: Covered Jars, May/ June Issue
Ceramics Monthly, Spotlight on Objective Clay, Lindsay Oesterritter interviewed, June/ July/ August
Objective Clay Blog, A Lasting Influence, July
Ceramics Arts Yearbook and Annual Buyers Guide, Utilitarian Clay VI, Pgs 16-17
Fusion:Ceramic Clay and Glass, Deb Schwartzkopf and Fong Choo, Vol 36 No1, Pgs 10, 11, 25
Pottery Making Illustrated, Just Dessert, Jan/ Feb Issue
YouTube Pottery Video, Making Interesting Mug Shapes
Pieces and Parts: Complex Forms from Handbuilt and Wheel thrown Parts,
Ceramic Arts Daily Full Length Educational DVD
NCECA Journal, Emotions and Communication in Form, Volume 32, Pgs 30 & 132
Green and Gold News, University of Alaska Anchorage, Alumni Profile: Deborah Schwartzkopf
Seattle Weekly, The Confectioner May, 25th
Idaho Mountain Express, Meet a Master of Clay June 8th, 2011, Pg C1
Studio Potter, Color in Counterpoint, VOL 35, pg 68, ISSN 0091-6641
Ceramic Excellence, 2005-2006, Blossoming Geometries, pgs 1-2, by Melissa G. Post
Ceramics Monthly, Aug/ Sept, “A Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration, The Archie Bray and the Jentel...” pg 39-41
Ceramics Monthly, May, “Emerging Artist”
Clay Times, April, “The Gallery” pg. 60
Ceramics Monthly, February, “Up Front” pg 20.
Lark Books, 500 Cups