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The Ceramic Glaze Handbook: Materials, Techniques, Formulas (Lark Ceramics Book)

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Publisher Comments:

According to Ceramics Monthly, approximately 75% of potters glaze their pieces at mid-range temperaturesand#8212;and this complete studio guide eliminates the guesswork from the popular process. Along with hundreds of recipes, it explores mixing, application, specific firing and cooling cycles, and all the factors that make glazes work. See how to boost colors with intense stains, washes, and underglazes; achieve stunning results that equal high-fire glazing, and expand the frontiers of mid-range with tips for wood, salt, and soda firing.and#160;

Synopsis:

“No pot is left unturned, as the author features elegant examples of major glaze techniques.” —Booklist. “This well-illustrated handbook...covers glaze chemistry, application techniques, firing, and problem solving. Color photographs comparing fired samples are particularly good. Useful for studio potters and hobbyists.”—Library Journal.

Synopsis:

“No pot is left unturned, as the author features elegant examples of major glaze techniques.” —Booklist. “This well-illustrated handbook...covers glaze chemistry, application techniques, firing, and problem solving. Color photographs comparing fired samples are particularly good. Useful for studio potters and hobbyists.”—Library Journal.

About the Author

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John Britt has been a potter and teacher for more than 30 years. A former studio manager for the prestigious Penland School of Crafts, John currently works out of his own studio in Bakersville, in the mountains of western North Carolina. He is the glaze expert and a frequent contributor for the leading ceramics magazine, Ceramics Monthly, as well as the top ceramics website Ceramic Arts Daily. He is also an occasional contributor to nearly every other notable ceramic publication, including Ceramic Review, Studio Potter, Clay Times, and New Ceramics. Britt is the author of The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, was the juror for 500 Bowls, and acted as technical editor for The Art and Craft of Ceramics (Lark) and Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artistand#39;s Guide to Glaze and Color (Barronand#39;s Educational Series). John has been in over 100 shows nationally and internationally, receiving prizes, awards, and fellowships for his ceramic work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579904395
Subtitle:
Glazing and Firing at Cones 4-7
Publisher:
Lark Crafts
Author:
Burleson, Mark
Author:
Britt, John
Location:
New York
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Ceramic materials
Subject:
Glazes
Subject:
Crafts-Ceramic Technique
Subject:
LITERATURE - LIT CLASSICS TRD PB
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lark Ceramics Book
Series Volume:
no. 0-1833-5
Publication Date:
20141104
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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The Ceramic Glaze Handbook: Materials, Techniques, Formulas (Lark Ceramics Book)
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"Synopsis" by ,
“No pot is left unturned, as the author features elegant examples of major glaze techniques.” —Booklist. “This well-illustrated handbook...covers glaze chemistry, application techniques, firing, and problem solving. Color photographs comparing fired samples are particularly good. Useful for studio potters and hobbyists.”—Library Journal.

"Synopsis" by ,
“No pot is left unturned, as the author features elegant examples of major glaze techniques.” —Booklist. “This well-illustrated handbook...covers glaze chemistry, application techniques, firing, and problem solving. Color photographs comparing fired samples are particularly good. Useful for studio potters and hobbyists.”—Library Journal.

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