The Ceramic Spectrum: A Simplified Approach to Glaze & Color Development

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Chilton Book Company, 1984 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
This is your complete guide to materials and color testing, mixing, and blending. You'll investigate 42 specific colors in 134 variations, all usable in a wide range of temperatures and atmospheres.

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Veteran potter Hopper (Functional Pottery) has rewritten and updated another of his successful guides for studio potters. The new edition reflects the many changes in glaze technology since the first ... Read full review


A Brief Technical History
The Classification of Ware Types
Kilns Temperature and Atmosphere

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About the author (1984)

Robin Hopper is an internationally recognized ceramic artist, author, educator, consultant, and garden designer. Born in London and trained there at Croydon College of Art, he has been working as an artist since 1955. Primarily a studio potter, Hopper has developed studios in both England and Canada, and has working experience on four continents. He now makes his home in Victoria, British Columbia. Hopper is the author of The Ceramic Spectrum and Functional Pottery, and the recently updated and expanded the third edition of Clay and Glazes for the Potter, by the late Daniel Rhodes.

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