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Mastering Raku: Making Ware/Glazes/Building Kilns/Firing (Lark Ceramics Books)

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Publisher Comments:

From firing to finishing, this definitive reference on raku--now in paperback--is a must-have for artists of all skill levels.and#160;Ceramists will be informed and inspired by this attractive hands-on book, which focuses on techniques, not projects. It's packed with ideas, designs, and recipes, and covers every aspect of the raku process: types of clay, forming techniques, decoration, glazes, kilns and kiln construction, and much more. A beautiful gallery of works from around the world provides extra creative motivation.

Synopsis:

From firing to finishing, this is the definitive reference on raku. Ceramists will be informed and inspired by this newly updated, technique-based book with how-to photos and text. It covers such topics as types of clay, forming techniques, firing, glazes, decoration, and kilns and kiln construction. Mastering Raku also includes a gallery of works from around the world along with updated clay and glaze recipes.

Synopsis:

From firing to finishing, this is the definitive reference on raku. Ceramists will be informed and inspired by this newly updated, technique-based book with how-to photos and text. It covers such topics as types of clay, forming techniques, firing, glazes, decoration, and kilns and kiln construction. Mastering Raku also includes a gallery of works from around the world along with updated clay and glaze recipes.

 

About the Author

Steven Branfman enjoys an international reputation as a potter, writer, teacher, and businessman. In 1977 he founded The Potters Shop and School, which has become a nationally known school, gallery, bookstore, and artists workspace. He is the author of Raku: A Practical Approach and The Potters Professional Handbook, and writes frequently for craft and pottery magazines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600592959
Subtitle:
Making Ware * Glazes * Building Kilns * Firing
Publisher:
Lark Crafts
Author:
Branfman, Steven
Subject:
Pottery craft
Subject:
Raku pottery
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
BG-MINDandBODY - BG-NEW AGE
Subject:
Crafts-Ceramic Technique
Subject:
BG-KITS - BG-ART KITS
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Lark Ceramics Books
Publication Date:
20120306
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Mastering Raku: Making Ware/Glazes/Building Kilns/Firing (Lark Ceramics Books)
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Product details 176 pages Lark Books (NC) - English 9781600592959 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From firing to finishing, this is the definitive reference on raku. Ceramists will be informed and inspired by this newly updated, technique-based book with how-to photos and text. It covers such topics as types of clay, forming techniques, firing, glazes, decoration, and kilns and kiln construction. Mastering Raku also includes a gallery of works from around the world along with updated clay and glaze recipes.
"Synopsis" by ,

From firing to finishing, this is the definitive reference on raku. Ceramists will be informed and inspired by this newly updated, technique-based book with how-to photos and text. It covers such topics as types of clay, forming techniques, firing, glazes, decoration, and kilns and kiln construction. Mastering Raku also includes a gallery of works from around the world along with updated clay and glaze recipes.

 

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