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  1. Game Birds and Scenes by Skippy Clark

    Game Birds and Scenes by Skippy Clark

    SKU: 4232
    $16.50

    Game Birds and Scenes (One Fire Technique) by Skippy Clark: Brush strokes for one fire technique, as well as line drawings and color pictures of mallards, quail, pheasant, pintail, Canadian geese, wild turkeys, snow geese, swan, mourning doves, and wood ducks. 24 pages. Learn More
     
  2. Porcelain Painting - Fire Your Fantasy by Paola Cenciarelli

    Porcelain Painting - Fire Your Fantasy by Paola Cenciarelli

    SKU: 6955
    $39.95

    Paola Cenciarelli is a world renowned Italtian artist who has been painting porcelain for over 25 years. She is a very sought after teacher and her pieces adorn several European museums. Paola's style can be called "experimental" as she is always trying new techniques and loves to mix in different textures and mediums. She also specializes in painting scenery, often with optical illusions. Fire Your Fantasy is filled with beautiful color designs and will teach you new techniques to broaden your painting horizons. Topics include raised paste, marbeling, etching, masking, and texturing. Paola fills this book with gorgeous designs integrated with her special techniques. Printed in Switzerland, it is 96 pages. Learn More
     
  3. China Decorator Magazine

    China Decorator Magazine

    SKU: CHIDEC

    China Decorator Magazine. This publication features color photos of painted items as well as articles and instructions. If you would like a specific issue, please write a note in the special instructions box before checkout. We will try to accommodate your request and will contact you with current availability if we do not have the issue you are interested in. If you do not specify, we will fill your order with the most recent issue we have on hand. If more than one is ordered we will send you different issues. Learn More
     
  4. Porcelain Painting - Tradition & Imagination by Kugelmeier

    Porcelain Painting - Tradition & Imagination by Kugelmeier

    SKU: 7056
    $39.95

    Porcelain Painting - Tradition & Imagination by Petra and Jorg Kugelmeier, who both trained at the Meissen factory and combine old world techniques with contemporary European design. This 95 page book is packed with gorgeous pictures of their work and covers a wide range of subjects. Starting with basics such as painting mediums and brushes, they move into brush strokes and many different painting designs. Subjects include how to paint leaves, bird feathers, various birds such as wrens, cardinals, robins, blue jays and even a macaw. They then show beautiful ways to paint roses, wisteria and pansies. And, just to remind us how European they are, they do a section on Dutch landscapes that is wonderful. You will learn a lot and be inspired by two of today's most talented contemporary porcelain artists. Learn More
     
  5. Porcelain Painting - Symphony of Colours by S. Reisser

    Porcelain Painting - Symphony of Colours by S. Reisser

    SKU: 7079
    $39.95

    Symphony of Colours is a wonderful book by world renowned porcelain artist Susanne Reisser. Susanne grew up in Germany and has been in love with porcelain painting for over 30 years. She is constantly challenging herself with new techniques and combinations of materials and has been honored with exhibitions all over the world. This 96 page book is filled with beautiful color photos of some of Susanne's most interesting works. She covers innovative uses for gold and lusters as well as sharing her techniques on creating intense colors by using a combination of materials. Some of the designs covered include diverse interests such as feathers, lillies, ginko leaves, magnolias, snails, butterflies, and fish. A beautiful book to motivate you to try something new and exciting. Learn More
     
  6. Porcelain Painting - The Colour Flow by K. Shimizu

    Porcelain Painting - The Colour Flow by K. Shimizu

    SKU: 7083
    $44.95

    The Colour Flow is a wonderful 96 page book by renowned Japanese artist Keiko Shimizu. Keiko developed a passion for porcelain painting early in life and has studied at the most prestigious studios in Japan and Meissen, Germany. She fell in love with lustres and has developed her own techniques which she graciously shares. She encourages creativity and "flow" both of materials and spirit and believes the combination is essential. She goes into great details on the uses of lustres and the flow and mix of various materials. She offers step by step instructions and covers projects such as lilies and pearls, peonies, roses, ivy, poppies, bunnies, horses, as well as geometrics and architecture. The beauty in Keiko's work is the way she offers fresh interpretations on these designs and how she uses a mixture of lustres, paints, gold and fantasy to create her masterpieces. A wonderful book to expand your horizons and learn more about the modern Japanese painting style. Learn More
     
  7. Porcelain Painting - Classical China Painting by D. Vetsch-Gerber

    Porcelain Painting - Classical China Painting by D. Vetsch-Gerber

    SKU: 7144
    $29.95

    Doris Vetsch-Gerber is a world famous Swiss porcelain painter who has been studying and painting for over 60 years. She was trained in the classical Swiss Nyon technique and has also embraced antique Meissen techniques. Her extensive use of raised paste and classical Meissen fruits and flowers make for breathtaking designs. She teaches the classical elements of the Nyon technique. This book is filled with gorgeous photographs and inspiring designs. 48 pages, printed in Germany Learn More
     
  8. Porcelain Painting - Exotica by Melanie Foster

    Porcelain Painting - Exotica by Melanie Foster

    SKU: 7156
    $39.95

    Porcelain Painting - Exotica by Melanie Foster is an amazing book by an amazing artist. Melanie Foster trained for 14 years in the Fustenberg factory where she supervised other artists and learned how to convey her techniques to others. Melanie's seminars in Europe are very popular and her painting is incredible. This book features mostly animals in a photorealistic style and step by step instruction. Melanie features sections on painting eyes and fur and this translates to whatever animals you wish to paint. She had beautiful paintings of exotic animals such as peacocks, ostriches as well as more mainstream species such as leopards, tigers, elephants and giraffes. Her section on sea creatures is fantastic and she demonstrates seahorses, seals, and sea turtles. Expand your horizons and your skills with the help of Melanie's beautiful new "Exotica". Hardbound, its 95 pages and is filled with beautiful color studies. Printed in Germany. Learn More
     
  9. Porcelain Painting - Hommage by Di Curtin

    Porcelain Painting - Hommage by Di Curtin

    SKU: 7293
    $39.95

    Di Curtain is the president of the Australasian porcelain artists and has taught seminars in Switzerland, Germany, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia. Di has been painting for 34 years and has a unique painting style and perspective. Her new book features the materials and techniques you'll need to paint her modern designs. She loves to mix media and also has instructions on incorporating glass into her painted porcelain pieces. Her subject matter is also unusual, with a definite Australian and Asian flare. She has beautiful designs for animals such as roosters, tree frogs, kangaroos, ostriches and birds. She also features unusual flowers and more importantly a dramatic new style of incorporating and adapting them to the porcelain shapes she selects. Her designs tend to be very modern and her subject matter very different from traditional china painting books. This 96 page hardcover book is filled with beautiful photos and designs. Learn More
     
  10. Porcelain Painting - A Passion for Roses by Melanie Foster

    Porcelain Painting - A Passion for Roses by Melanie Foster

    SKU: 6952
    $39.95

    Porcelain Painting - A Passion for Roses by Melanie Foster is an amazing book by an amazing artist. Melanie Foster trained for 14 years in the Fustenberg factory where she supervised other artists. Her experience allowed her learn how to convey her techniques to other artists. Melanie's seminars in Europe are very popular and her rose painting is incredible. She offers basic techniques on brush strokes and step by step instructions on painting many beautiful roses. Her passion for roses is evident and her instructions often include "extra techniques" for unual effects and elements such as painting insects, water spots, lady bugs and ice frost. This book features many modern shapes and designs that are now very popular in Europe. Melanie's award winning painting skills will inspire you to perfect your roses while expanding your repitoire with some new and fascinating techniques. Hardbound, its 95 pages and is filled with beautiful color studies. Printed in Germany. Learn More
     
  11. Fired on Memories Book by Terrie Banhazl

    Fired on Memories Book by Terrie Banhazl

    SKU: 6950
    $22.95

    The 24 page color paperback by Terrie Banhazl, the pioneer behind the patent pending process, contains many adorable project ideas for all occasions. Just imagine using one of our platters and firing on grandma's photo with her handwritten recipe card. There won't be a dry eye in the house when you place this heirloom treasure on the family table. Learn how to create everything from a wedding platter to a holiday ornament. Paper sold separately: item 6951
    Use Fired-On Transfer Paper to create water-slide decals of your artwork, images, or photos that get permanently kiln fired onto glazed porcelain and ceramics. All images fire to a beautiful sepia brown and can be "colorized" with china paints or overglazes. Your projects can be oven, microwave, dishwasher and food safe.
    What you need:
    *Fired-On Transfer Paper (item 6951)
    *Access to a ANY HP or Canon Monochromatic (Black and White only) Laser Printer, Copier or Fax machine. As long as it is either an HP or Canon Laser machine and has absolutely no capability of printing in color it WILL work. An updated list of commercially available printers is included with the instructions and is available in advance if needed by emailing info@marylandchina.com. *Access to a kiln *Transfers can be fired directly (no covercoat needed) to cone 06-02 depending on the surface. Direct fired transfers are food safe. *In order fire transfers on at a low temperature (cone 018-016) , make a covercoat using any light colored china paint, flux or Clear Glaze (item CLEGLA) mixed in a 1:1 ratio with mineral or baby oil and paint over the applied and dried unfired transfer. Clear Glaze cover-coat is lead and cadmium free. *After initial transfer firing, your images may be colorized with china paint in as many firings as desired. Learn More
     
  12. Painting Time by Norma Gulick, CLOSEOUT SPECIAL

    Painting Time by Norma Gulick, CLOSEOUT SPECIAL

    SKU: 6369
    $2.50

    Painting Time by Norma Gulick: Norma is a terrific artist and here she focuses on designs for clock faces. Her drawings are very clever and are sure to come in handy if you are looking to make a personalized clock. 31 pages. CLOSEOUT SPECIAL. REDUCED FROM $4.95 Learn More
     
  13. Painting Fruit by Jane Houston

    Painting Fruit by Jane Houston

    SKU: 4238
    $25.95

    This is an excellent book by one of America's premiere porcelain artists. Jane Houston was one of our elite artists for many years before her passing. Jane was the consumate artist and this book is filled with dozens of color studies, each with detailed instructions. Learn to paint beautiful apples, grapes, currants, cherries, strawberries and oranges as well as many more obscure fruits. Many studies are presented for mixed fruits as well as design ideas on adapting these fruit designs to various chinaware shapes. 83 pages in a spiral binder, this is an excellent gift for any china painter. Learn More
     
  14. Dresden Flowers 2 by Jane Houston

    Dresden Flowers 2 by Jane Houston

    SKU: 4240
    $29.50

    This is a follow up to Jane's Dresden Flowers I, and offers more advanced projects and designs. Beginning with a history of Dresden and Meissen porcelain, she then discusses some Limoges and Sevres designs. Jane then goes into more advanced brush strokes and discusses gold needed for Dresden designs. The studies are magnificent photos of actual Dresden style pieces Jane has painted. The designs and photography in this book are incredible and it is an excellent addition to any china painting library. 79 pages in a spiral notebook. Learn More
     
  15. Flowers and Foliage by Paula Collins

    Flowers and Foliage by Paula Collins

    SKU: 4247
    $28.00

    Jane Collins is one of the foremost porcelain artists of our time. Her seminars are always sold out and her artwork is widely sought after. Jane covers brush strokes, scrolling, teaches leaf shapes and then goes into beautiful detail on painting violets, roses, wild roses, mums and thistles. Her color studies are magnificent and her detailed instructions are excellent. This 53 page spiral bound book will be an cherished addition to any painting library. Learn More
     
  16. Just Berries by Paula Collins

    Just Berries by Paula Collins

    SKU: 4341
    $28.00

    Paula Collins is a fabulous porcelain artist and one of the leading teachers of our times. Her seminars are among the most popular and her painting style and skill is unsurpased. Paula presents all her favorite berry designs including blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, snowberries, and gooseberries. Her color studies are beautiful and she presents detailed instructions for each step in the painting process. Learn what should be painted in each firing and of course, Paula can't resist embellishing with her wonderful scrollwork. 53 pages, spiral bound. Learn More
     
  17. Fundamental Scenery Techniques by Shirley Weston

    Fundamental Scenery Techniques by Shirley Weston

    SKU: 4579
    $28.00

    Fundamental Scenery Techniques by Shirley Weston: Shirley does a great job of teaching the most important elements for painting scenery and landscapes. She covers the basics of balance and composition, perspective, and all the design elements of landscapes and scenery. It is full of drawings and color studies to enhance your execution of any landscape. Contains color prints and line drawings. 84 pages Learn More
     
  18. A Time to Paint by Linda Alexander

    A Time to Paint by Linda Alexander

    SKU: 5113
    $33.95

    Linda Alexander is one of the most creative porcelain artists of our time. Her designs are beautiful and her sense of design is exceptional. Linda presents gorgeous examples of her work and gives instructions in a whimsical and humerous way. You'll enjoy the 15 different projects that include designs for both wall and standing clocks, tea sets, covered boxes, etc. Subjects include holiday designs and everything from serious Dresden and Limoges painting styles to cupids with goofy faces and figures. Linda's sense of design and humor will make this book a pleasure to read and study. 76 pages, spiral bound Learn More
     
  19. Roses and the Fine Art of China Painting by Sonie Ames

    Roses and the Fine Art of China Painting by Sonie Ames

    SKU: 5179
    $29.50

    This is an excellent book for china painters of any skill and experience level. Sonie Ames was one of the leading china painters of the last 50 years and her expertise will help any painter to master rose painting. Sonie covers basic materials, backgrounds, scrolling, design adaptation and gives great detail on the painting of stems and leaves, open roses,pink roses, white roses, yellow roses, double roses, wild roses, etc. With 22 color studies and dozens of black and white illustrations, this book will help anyone improve on painting beautiful roses. 77 pages and spiral bound. Learn More
     
  20. Floral Art on Porcelain by Paula Collins

    Floral Art on Porcelain by Paula Collins

    SKU: 5561
    $30.00

    Paula Collins is a fabulous porcelain artist and one of the leading teachers of our times. Her seminars are among the most popular and her painting style and skill is unsurpased. This book is an excellent collection of very detailed instructions and technigues on painting wisteria, bluebells, double violets, roses, iris and sunflowers. Paula shows step by step how each firing should look. She breaks down each beautiful design into basic steps that less experienced procelain artists can follow and master. She takes each design from initial sketches to the final firing. 56 pages, wire bound Learn More
     
  21. Porcelain Painting - Touch of Lace by Shuko Kishida

    Porcelain Painting - Touch of Lace by Shuko Kishida

    SKU: 7322
    $39.95

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