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    Centered Earth needs your help. The ceramics arts studio and gallery is once again helping with the Annual “Soup and a Bowl” event, held by the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. This event will be held on February 19, 2016 at the Genetti Hotel and Suites located in Williamsport. Besides the great food, raffles, for this this event, each participant gets a bowl to keep. “To Remind people that an empty bowl means that someone is going without food.” Pam Hicks, Programs and Events Coordinator states. Hundreds of bowls are handed out. “Covered Earth Owner Kathy Görg has been a great support of this event throughout the years.” Hicks states. In order to make sure each participant receives a bowl, Gorg will be putting on community nights in their studio. The first Soup & a Bowl Community Clay Night will be held on Monday, October 19th 6-8 P.M. with a second Community Night being held that Saturday, the 24th of October from 1 to 5. During this event, participants can make or decorate a bowl that will then be given later to a participant at the Genetti event. The cost to attend is a non-perishable food donation that will be than given to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Can’t make the Community Days? Groups can schedule an event and pay an extra $5.00 to throw a bowl to donate between now and December 31st.…

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    Maya Ceramics

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    Topic 1: Detailed History of Ceramic Analysis in the Maya Lowlands Many influences from around North American archaeology apparently influenced the methods used by researchers when reviewing the historical trajectory of ceramic analysis in the Maya area. To follow this path, an examination of the earliest explorers in the Maya area is necessary. During the time of the first Mesoamerican explorers, such as Catherwood, Maudslay, and Maler, the Southwestern archaeologists have already created a…

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    The technology began in the heartland of the Inca Empire and later spread the Inca motifs to the remaining provinces and the kingdom’s outskirts. The empire was ethnically diverse, yet they still manage to produce these ceramics. However, each region appeared to posses its specific provincial ceramic style. They made many potteries based on varying shapes. One of the main features of the Inca ceramics is that they did not depict the human form like other communities (Miller 1987: 130). Instead,…

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    Islamic Pottery History

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    nation. The religious following paved the way for a new government which in turn paved the way for new industry and trade. Trade grew to new levels when the exchange of goods with China, by both land and sea, put Islamic people in touch with a different culture (Geraty and Herr 1986). At this time Islamic art was still very primitive and trade with China opened up many new doors Chinese pottery had a significant impact on Islamic pottery for many centuries. The Tang dynasty inspired…

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    Marilyn Levine. She is a ceramics artist that specializes in making clay appear as leather. Unfortunately she is deceased however; she has dedicated her career to making hyper realistic renderings of leather objects that are entirely made from clay. Although many artists refine, vary or shift styles throughout their careers, Levine stuck to the realistic sculpture she devised 35 years ago as a graduate student at UC Berkeley. A viewer of one of her shows described her as the following "In a…

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    A Single Shard Summary

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    A Single Shard The culture was Korean and Japanese. Which they tried to base it up about pottery making and learning how to do pottery and make pots. The location was in Korea and they didn’t have technology, but the phones on the wall. They used things that looked like a book bag,but was made out of straw and carried the things in there like if you go to garden they will use those and put the pumpkins and other stuff like that in the book bag looking thing. I think this is…

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    A Single Shard Summary

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    A Single Shard The culture was Korean and Japanese. Which they tried to base it up about pottery making and learning how to do pottery and make potts. The location was in Korea and they didn’t have technology but the phones on the wall. They used things that looked like a book bag but was made out of straw and carried the things in there like if you go to garden they will use those and put the pumpkins and other stuff like that in the book bag looking thing. I think this is …

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    Lucy Flagella first discovered a love for pottery when she was a high school senior. Flagella has been creating pottery for nearly thirty nine years. Her passion lies in creating completely handmade work which creates a more personal connection with her customers. The marks left in the clay, reflect the thought and time Flagella puts into each piece. Handmade pottery is the result of the years of practice and patience spent mastering the techniques on the potter’s wheel and is the direct result…

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    Essay On Ruth Duckworth

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    Ruth Duckworth was an artist who used clay and bronze to make sculptures, murals, and other pieces of art. I found her art interesting because it's abstract and she doesn't only make one type of work. Ruth Duckworth was born on April 10, 1919 in Hamburg, Germany with the name Ruth Windmüller. She initially found interest in drawing and painting after she was recommended by a doctor that she stay at home to improve her health. Because her father was Jewish and the Nazi regime wouldn't let her…

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    The Golden Bowl Analysis

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    signifier of luxury, taste, display of intellectual erudition, disposable income, high versus applied art, craftsmanship and tradition. I think the study of ceramics can be opened up to a wider range of social and cultural aesthetics by exposing it to the kind of analysis applied to paintings I think the study of ceramics can be opened up to a wider range of social and cultural aesthetics A ceramic bowl carries just as much cultural meaning as a painting or architecture. The visual design…

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