The Ceramic Glaze Handbook: Materials, Techniques, Formulas

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Lark Books, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
Introduction 7 (1) The Origin of Glazes 8 (4) What Is a Glaze? 12 (2) Understanding Glaze Materials 14 (30) Firing Temperatures of Glazes 44 (4) Atmosphere 48 (5) Surface Vocabulary 53 (9) Commercially Prepared Glazes 62 (1) Health & Safety 63 (2) Glaze Mixing 65 (3) Glaze Testing 68 (2) Glaze Application 70 (4) Glaze Techniques 74 (4) Additives 78 (2) Firing Your Work 80 (3) Glaze Faults 83 (3) Color & Texture Under & Over Glazes 86 (14) Glaze Formulas 100 (40) Appendix 140 (2) Glossary 142 (2) Index 144.
 

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Because the glaze is a critical factor in determining the final appearance of a ceramic piece, potters need good guides and formulas for successful glazes. This well-illustrated handbook by ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
What Is a Glaze?
12
Firing Temperatures of Glazes
44
Commercially Prepared Glazes
62
Additives
78
Glaze Formulas
100
Appendix
140
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Mark Burleson is a professional ceramist and instructor. He is currently serving as the Director of Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts in Asheville, North Carolina. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tufts University/ School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. His work is shown nationally.

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