Glaze The Ultimate Ceramic Artists Guide To Glaze And Color

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Glaze

Author : Brian J. Taylor
ISBN : 0764166425
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 52.77 MB
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Potters of all levels will find a wealth of guidance on the glazing process as several of today's leading ceramicists share the recipes behind their most stunning works of art. Includes more than 450 beautiful illustrations, technical how-to section, and detailed glossary.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Creative Pottery

Author : Deb Schwartzkopf
ISBN : 9781631598258
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 66.91 MB
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Take your work to the next level! Join ceramic artist Deb Schwartzkopf for a journey that will help you grow as a functional potter, whether your background is in wheel-throwing or handbuilding. Creative Pottery begins with a quick review of where you are in your own journey as a potter. If you need to brush up on the basics, help setting goals, or pointers on how to translate your inspiration into your work, you've come to the right place. The rest of the book is a self-guided journey in which you can choose the techniques and projects that interest you: Go Beyond the Basics and learn how to throw or handbuild a bottomless cylinder. Then explore seams and alterations for projects like a vase, sauce boats, dessert boats, and a citrus juicer. Flatter Forms takes your throwing and trimming horizontal. Make beautiful plates and learn how to make the jump from plate to cake stand. Master Molds and use them to open a new world of possibilities. Make spoons, platters, and asymmetrical shapes like an out-of-round serving dish with molded feet and a thrown rim. Compose with Multiple Shapes to make two-part forms like a butter dish or a stacking set of bowls. Make a pitcher out of two simple forms and then take it further by exploring handles and spouts for a proper teapot. With compelling galleries, artist features, and guided questions for growth throughout, this is a book for potters everywhere that want to go beyond the basics, learn new skills, and unlock their creativity.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Mastering The Potter S Wheel

Author : Ben Carter
ISBN : 9780760349755
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 40.31 MB
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"A book of advances wheel techniques and inspiration for potters who have basic skills but would like to learn more about throwing large forms, lids, handles, darting, and more"--
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Mastering Hand Building

Author : Sunshine Cobb
ISBN : 9780760352731
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32.95 MB
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Mastering Hand Building teaches everything you need to know about building with clay by hand, from the basics of coils and slabs through more complex form design.
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Ceramic Glazing

Author : Gill Roy
ISBN : 1951035496
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 50.68 MB
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Powerful glazing techniques for beginner and intermediate ceramic artists Are you a ceramic artist that struggles with glazing? Do you have a love-hate relationship with glazing? Do you get frustrated when the glaze does not come out right, and ruins your ceramic piece? Are you tired of wasting time on bad glazes? I, the author, will share the secret to getting the glazes you want, even if it's your first time working with ceramics. Note: This book has 2 manuscripts Book 1: Ceramic Glazing for Beginners Book 2: Intermediate Guide to Ceramic Glazing In this book you will discover: The #1 glazing recipe you should use to make your first glaze, that is both cheap and easy to make 5 solutions to your most frustrating glazing problems One technique that can help you save months or even years of glazing research 5 simple glazing 'tricks' to always get the glaze you want The secret to testing glazes safely How to create test tiles that you can sell as miniature samples of your work The biggest surface decoration mistake you could be making that is ruining your glazing results The #1 ingredient to use in your glaze if you want to show off the detail and patina in your bisqware How to use washes and underglazes to bring out the details in your bisqueware Unique glaze combinations for Cone 6 and Cone 10 glazes The #1 technique to capture the intricate details of any ceramic piece I understand that this subject can be highly technical. Therefore this book has been designed in a way that it conveys the secrets taught inside in clear and compelling language. The concepts are explained in the simplest way possible, so that you can unravel the mystery of glaze, without confusion. Here are the answers to some questions you might have about this book: Q: What is this book about? A: This book is a 2-in-1 guide to ceramic glazing. The first part of this book teaches you the basics of glazing, and the second part moves on to more complex topics like glaze layering and triaxial blends. Q: I have never done glazing before. Will this book help me achieve a good glaze on my first try? A: Yes. This book has been designed to be useful to even the most novice artists and enthusiasts. So even if you have never picked up a brush, this book will help you out. Q: I don't have any fancy equipment, can I still use the techniques inside this book? A: Yes. You don't need a fancy studio to do good glazing. All you really need is access to a traditional kiln, to get started. Note: This book does not have pictures An artist's perspective to glaze, color, and ceramic surface will transform your love-hate relationship with glazing. So if you want to get the perfect glaze on your latest project, without having to spend hours going through the tiring cycle of glazing and reglazing your pot then... Take action now and buy this book by scrolling up and clicking the 'Buy Now' button
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New Ceramics Special Effect Glazes

Author : Linda Bloomfield
ISBN : 9781912217885
Genre : Art
File Size : 85.84 MB
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From drippy and crackle to ash and lichen glazes, experienced ceramicist Linda Bloomfield guides you through the world of special effect glazes. Beautifully illustrated with pieces from both emerging and established potters that showcase stunning copper oxide-blues, metallic bronzes and manganese-pink crystal glazes, Special Effect Glazes is packed full of recipes to try out: from functional oilspot glazes using iron oxide, to explosive lava glazes. In this informative handbook discover how you can create these fantastic effects and learn the basic chemistry behind glazes in order to adjust and experiment with your unique pieces. Discussed are materials and stains, how to find them and how they affect the colour and texture of the glaze, alongside practical fixes to familiar glaze-making problems. Special Effect Glazes is essential for any ceramicist interested in creating eye-catching glazes and wanting to develop their knowledge of glaze-making, or experiment with their own formulas to achieve the perfect finish.
Category: Art

The Complete Guide To High Fire Glazes

Author : John Britt
ISBN : 1600592163
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 61.96 MB
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"With recipes for mixing, testing, applying, and firing hundreds of high-fire glazes, this fully illustrated reference will help all ceramists gain a better understanding of glazes and the factors that make them work."--Book Jacket.
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Surface Decoration

Author : Anderson Turner
ISBN : 9781574982909
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 29.28 MB
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Surface Decoration includes a wide variety of articles on many aspects of finishing ceramic art. Drawing primarily from articles published within the past 4 years, this book covers different techniques used at various stages in the ceramic process - during initial forming, leather-hard, bisqued, or after glaze firing. Discussions about brushes, glazing and glazes, recipes, embossing, sgraffito, brushwork, printing, patinas, roulettes, stamping, majolica, decals, stains, resists, slips, china painting, stencils, faux finishes, and more.
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Mastering Cone 6 Glazes

Author : Ron Roy
ISBN : 1635618851
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Master potters John Hesselberth and Ron Roy present this practical guide to making and using cone 6 glazes. Artists will be able to quickly learn the basics of glaze chemistry and firing, and even formulate their own appealing glazes. Mastering Cone 6 Glazes is an invaluable resource for do-it-yourself potters of all ages and experience levels.
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The Ceramics Bible

Author : Louisa Taylor
ISBN : 1452101620
Genre : Art
File Size : 80.42 MB
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Ceramicists have been plying their art and craft for thousands of years, and never more prolifically than today. The Ceramics Bible is the most comprehensive and up-to-date volume on the subject. Brimming with more than 700 full-color photos and illustrations, this is the new definitive guide for serious ceramics practitioners. Inside are step-by-step instructions on molding, firing, and glazing techniques, generously accompanied by detailed photographs. Also included are beautiful examples of contemporary work, plus plenty of historical information, artist profiles, troubleshooting tips, and an extensive resource section. Perfect for students, artists, and collectors, this is a tremendously valuable addition to the vibrant world of ceramics.
Category: Art

Handbuilt A Potter S Guide

Author : Melissa Weiss
ISBN : 9781631595981
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 58.47 MB
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In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, pottery expert Melissa Weiss shows you the basics of crafting without a wheel, how to harvest and work wild clay, and using natural glazes. Handbuilt pottery is the perfect way for new potters to dive into this unique medium because it doesn't require access to a potter's wheel. In Handbuilt, A Potter's Guide, Melissa Weiss takes an organic approach to harvesting and working with local clays, and even shows you how to mix your own glazes to use on functional pottery for use at home. Students of pottery the world over have traveled to North Carolina to attend Weiss's classes. Now you don't have to! In this book, Melissa provides you with a solid course on slab and pinch-pot techniques that allow beginning students to master the basics and progress through finished wares. Looking to go a little deeper? Melissa also offers her unique knowledge of how to dig and process local clays for use in pottery, and for the techniques she has developed for creating unique glazes with ash, salt, and other dry materials. Melissa will also introduce you talented contemporary potters, who will share their work, tips, advice, and techniques. Learn the basics of handbuilding and more with this engaging guide.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Techniques Using Slips

Author : John Mathieson
ISBN : 9780812221176
Genre : Art
File Size : 23.87 MB
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Slip, a form of liquid clay, has been used since ancient times to add color and texture to ceramics. Expert potter James Mathieson and forty of the world's best ceramic artists guide readers through basic slip formulation, application methods, and firing techniques.
Category: Art

The Workshop Guide To Ceramics

Author : Duncan Hooson
ISBN : 0764164619
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 26.95 MB
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Describes materials, processes, tools, forming techniques, surface decoration, firing, glazes and design for a variety of ceramic objects, in a book that includes more than 500 color illustrations, lists of suppliers and galleries, helpful web sites and conversion charts and tables.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Electric Kiln

Author : Harry Fraser
ISBN : 0812217586
Genre : Art
File Size : 79.92 MB
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A complete manual on how to install an electric kiln, how to use it properly, and how to maintain and repair it.
Category: Art

The Homesteading Handbook

Author : Abigail R. Gehring
ISBN : 9781616082659
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 37.89 MB
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Explains how to grow an organic garden, preserve the food one grows, build alternate-energy devices by hand, identify edible wild foods, conserve water, handcraft household items and much more, in a book with 500 full-color illustrations. Original.
Category: House & Home

The Craft And Art Of Clay

Author : Susan Peterson
ISBN : UOM:39015047867877
Genre : Art
File Size : 20.85 MB
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Provides information and advice on working with clay by hand, on a wheel, or in a mold, decorating finished pieces, clays and glazes, firing, and related topics, and recounts the highlights of ceramics history.
Category: Art

The Official Identification And Price Guide To American Arts And Crafts

Author : David Rago
ISBN : 060980989X
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 77.69 MB
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An exhaustive overview of the American Arts and Crafts Movement provides a close-up look at every major artist, manufacturer, and objects of the period, listing current prices for a wide array of furniture, pottern, metalwork, lamps, textiles, prints, and more. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Handmade Tile

Author : Forrest Lesch-Middelton
ISBN : 9780760364307
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 45.89 MB
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Handmade Tile is a contemporary guide for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations—from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation. No matter how many years of experience you have as a ceramic artist or how many home-improvement projects you've tackled, nothing prepares you for the unique world of ceramic tile. From concept and design, through firing and installation, ceramic tiling is one of the few places in a home where art is permanently installed as a feature of a room. In Handmade Tile, Forrest Lesch-Middelton shares everything he's learned as the founder and owner of the custom tile business FLM Ceramics and Tile. From his years as a one-man operation to his current production facility, Forrest has seen it all and helps you every step of the way. Whether you want to make your own tile, or want to use artistic and custom-made tile in your home, this book has everything you need. Key features of the book include: Making Tile: key tools, rolling, cutting, extruding Decorating: glazes, image transfer, cuerda seca, underglaze, slip Designing Your Space: tile in context, choosing your tile, codes and standards Installation: removing old tile, backing, preparing surfaces, setting, grouting Galleries and interviews with today's top workings artists in tile round out the package. Featured artists include Allison Bloom, Boris Aldridge, Disc Interiors, PV Tile, and more.
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