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The Tilemaking Process
Frank Giorgini has been teaching courses in Ceramic Tile-Design and Fabrication and Architectural Tile Design at Parsons School of Design in New York City from 1985 to 1999. He has presided over handmade tile workshops at universities and ceramic centers around the country and the Dominican Republic. Frank's book, HANDMADE TILES, has become the instructional bible for tile making in ceramic studios, schools and universities around the country.
HANDMADE TILES is written for the beginning tile maker, the accomplished artist, and the tile lover alike. It is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand, and loving treatment of the art of handmade tiles providing a wealth o fpractical information, a touch of history, and a stunning array of color photography. This book takes the reader step by step through the handmadetile making process. A few of the more than eighty "how to" photographs from the book are offered here. The book also contains dozens of beautiful color photos of work by some of today's best tile artists.