Ceramic Glazes : The Complete Handbook
A feast for the eyes, this inspiring gallery of beautiful and remarkable ceramic pieces includes work from a broad range of exceptional contemporary ceramic artists, each of whom offers an inside look at their glazing process, including their special recipes and the techniques for using them. The book is organized by temperature range, with special firing techniques for salt and wood, and sub-categorized by method of application, so the potter can easily find work that relates to his or her own practice, or simply discover other creative approaches. With a section that focuses on the conceptual aspects of glaze as colour and how to harness colour in your work, a technical how-to section, and a detailed glossary, this book brings together a vast range of skills, techniques and technical data in one volume to provide an essential resource for all ceramicists, whether student or professional.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 215 x 254 x 30mm | 1,430g
- 22 Sep 2014
- Thames & Hudson Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 230 Illustrations, color
Table of contents
Introduction: On Colour * Colours Defined * The Glaze Collection * Understanding Glaze * Health and Safety * Making and Testing Glazes * Glaze Application Techniques * Glossary
About Brian Taylor
Brian Taylor is the Ceramics Studio Manager at Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill in Truro, Massachusetts. Kate Doody is an artist and teacher who works with ceramics and sculptural materials.