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    DescriptionA complete guide to achieving a fantastic spectrum of colourful glazes for the studio potter, Colour in Glazes looks at all the methods of acheiving colour in glazes, focusing on colouring oxides in detail, including the newly available rare earth oxides. Types of base glazes and the fluxes used to make them are discussed in relation to colour response. Emphasis is placed on using colouring oxides to achieve depth and variety of colour, rather than just resorting to commercial ceramic stains. The practical aspects of mixing, applying, testing and adjusting glazes are explained. and a large section of test tiles and glaze recipes is included, for use on white earthenware, stoneware and porcelain fired in electric, gas and salt kilns. A very useful book aimed at making glazes to achieve the colour you want, and to help you broaden your palette.


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    Title
    Colour in Glazes
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Linda Bloomfield
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 468 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781408131213
    ISBN 10: 1408131218
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC classification: TT
    B&T General Subject: 250
    BIC subject category V2: AGZ
    BISAC V2.8: ART028000
    Abridged Dewey: 738
    BISAC V2.8: ART051000
    BIC subject category V2: AFPC
    BISAC V2.8: CRA028000, ART045000
    DC23: 738.127
    Thema V1.0: AGZ, AFP
    Illustrations note
    160
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    A & C Black Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    08 December 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Linda Bloomfield Bsc, PhD, originally trained as a materials scientist and worked as a scientific researcher. She then started her own studio pottery business and now sells her thrown tableware through shops and galleries across the UK and internationally. She regularly writes articles for Ceramic Review.
    Review quote
    A wonderful array of colourful glazes to whet the potter's appetite ... I would strongly recommend potters who use, or would like to develop the use of colour in their work, to give this book the serious attention that it deserves. Craftsman Craft & Design The format is precise throughout the book with clear explanations accompanied by sharp coloured images of a feast of contemporary British practitioners' work and beyond ... I learnt a lot! London Potters News Clearly set out, visually appealing with intense scientific detail balanced by clear text. Hard not to visit your larder full of glaze materials and start cooking up something new. Shards: South Wales Potter Newsletter