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February 2015

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This breakthrough design in slab-making equipment forms clay slabs in less time and less space. This new machine can’t get cluttered and features an innovative forming process, integrated canvas, and free-standing or wall-mounted installation. Engineered for durability, and easy rolling.


This year’s Nasco Arts & Crafts catalog is the company’s largest catalog ever. Over 5,000 new products have been added, including tried-and-true art materials that help every artist and student create amazing work. View the entire catalog online at to explore teacher resource materials, new products, special sales and discounts on overstock and discontinued items, contests, and lesson plans.


Designer Silkscreens from Mayco are an easy way to add intricate detail to work. Hand-drawn illustrations, such as nature motifs and vintage designs, can be quickly transferred onto any craft surface. The screen size is 12.5" x 18", with the actual printed area measuring 11.5" x 15" long. Individual screen designs are approximately 3 to 4 inches at their widest/longest dimension.


The Paragon TnF 23-3 kiln has a 5.10 cubic foot interior amd is 22.5" wide x 22 ¼" deep. The kiln is 35 inches above ground, which makes for easier loading, and also features “LiteLid” for ease of opening the heavy kiln lid, 3-inch wall bricks to minimize electrical consumption and maximize the temperate rating of the kiln up to Cone 10, plus the 12 Key Sentry 2.0 Digital Controller.


AMACO’s Adjustable Clay Slicer makes cutting slabs, tiles, or extrusions quick and easy. A heavy-duty stainless steel wire is securely attached on both sides to a sturdy metal handle, ensuring accurate cuts. The guide bar adjusts up or down to create slabs from 3/16 to 31/8 inches thick (in quarter-inch increments), and up to 7 inches wide.

      Media Reviews      
      GLAZE: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist’s Guide to Glaze and Color,
by Brian Taylor and Kate Doody.
Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.

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      FUNNY MACHINES FOR GEORGE THE SHEEP: A Children’s Book Inspired By Leonardo Da Vinci,
by Géraldine Elschner, illustrated by Rémi Saillard. Prestel Publishing,

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      ART IS … The Elements of Art & Principles of Design for Children,
by Glenna Kubit.
Crystal Productions,

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by Susie Hodge.
Barron’s Educational Series, Inc.,

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