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The Glaze Book

Author : Stephen Murfitt
ISBN : 0873492765
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 64.28 MB
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"Everything you wanted to know about glazes in one volume. Over 700 glazed tiles illustrate the vast range of colors available to the potter, with recipes, descriptions, and tips for success. Along with glaze recipes for earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain, there are detailed descriptions of the specialist processes involved with raku, luster, majolica, and sodaware. An inspirational gallery features finished items from professional potters. Tips on mixing glazes, application methods, and information about firing techniques are all to be found in this new color bible for potters."--Cover.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Potter S Book Of Glaze Recipes

Author : Emmanuel Cooper
ISBN : 0812237714
Genre : Art
File Size : 52.34 MB
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The Potter's Book of Glaze Recipes is a must for potters and ceramicists of all abilities interested in creating their own glazes.
Category: Art

The Ceramic Glaze Handbook

Author : Mark Burleson
ISBN : 1579904394
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75.38 MB
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“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.”—Library Journal. “An invaluable reference”—National Ceramics.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Guide To High Fire Glazes

Author : John Britt
ISBN : 1600592163
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54.12 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.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Rookwood Pottery

Author : Anita J. Ellis
ISBN : UOM:39015057641410
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 65.12 MB
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Rookwood Pottery products and its glaze lines presented with the Cincinnati, Ohio, pottery's history from 1880 until 1967. Ellis, curator of the Cincinnati Art Museum, conclusively explains and illustrates in color both the Decorated Wares and Commercial Wares, which are categorized and defined for the first time. The most complete record of Rookwood pottery, marks, glossary of terms and all the glaze lines identified.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Ash Glazes

Author : Phil Rogers
ISBN : 0812237218
Genre : Art
File Size : 49.32 MB
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Ash Glazes has been designed as an introduction and practical handbook to this glazing technique, covering the history of ash glazes and the practicalities of collecting and testing wood ashes and transforming them into glazes. It will provide inspiration for working potters and delight all those interested in contemporary ceramics.
Category: Art

Glazes From A Potter S Perspective

Author : Steve Loucks
ISBN : 0692067752
Genre : Glazes
File Size : 28.48 MB
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Glazes from a Potter's Perspective: A Simple, Kitchen-Method Approach to Understanding Glaze Development¿ is a book that demystifies and explains glazes from a potter's perspective. The book is filled with valuable information from the vast glazing experimentation and experience of master potter, Steve Loucks. His testing methods and approach differ from the scientific approach for making glazes where ceramic engineers think in terms of what and how many molecules of certain chemicals make up the glaze within their ratios and limits to Steve¿s approach that is from a potter's perspective. He goes right to the tests using the actual ingredients that are available from ceramic supply centers to make glazes. His simple, kitchen-method approach is easy to understand without the complicated use of mathematical, ceramic engineering calculations, or the need for software programs. It goes right to the glaze tests to see how much and to what extent an influencing ingredient has on a glaze, the actual instead of predicted results. His testing methods and processes, which are outlined and illustrated throughout the book, are easy to follow yielding effective, useful results while using the glaze materials in a resourceful manner to be environmentally responsible. The book begins by identifying the numerous characteristics that differentiate and distinguish the various glazes that he has worked with throughout his ceramics career to provide a common vocabulary for ceramic artists. Glazes are explained first in theory and then in reality. Further discussion outlines the component parts that make up a glaze to gain an understanding on how to evaluate a glaze to adjust its melting temperature, flow, and surface qualities. Then, the testing procedures are outlined and illustrated to accomplish those tasks. Additional information includes the influencing factors affecting a glaze, glaze application methods, and firing processes. A supplemental chapter lists the glaze recipes used on the pieces illustrated in the book of his and the contributing editor, Lynnette Hesser's work, including the glazing processes used on each piece. Steve's goal is to help ceramic artists gain a better understanding of glazes for greater success with their glazing, glaze development, and artwork.
Category: Glazes

Chinese Glazes

Author : Nigel Wood
ISBN : 0812234766
Genre : Art
File Size : 41.93 MB
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In this major work on Oriental ceramics and glazes, a leading authority on Far Eastern pottery traces the development of Chinese glazes and glazing techniques from antiquity to the modern era. Nigel Wood describes how glazes were made, provides an analysis of their composition, and shows how they can be duplicated today with common raw materials available in the West. The book is lavishly illustrated, with nearly three hundred photographs, one hundred in full color. These depict examples of the Chinese arts as found in pottery ranging from simple earthenware jars excavated at Neolithic sites to exquisitely designed dishes found in imperial tombs. They also show examples of modern Western ware that employ these remarkable glazing techniques.
Category: Art