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by Daniel Rhodes

Author: Daniel Rhodes
Subcategory: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: English
Publisher: Chilton Book Co. (1973)
Pages: 376 pages
Category: Hobbies and Home
Rating: 4.3
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The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cones 4-7 (Lark Ceramics Books) by John Britt . Everything you need to know to begin the exploration into understanding the whys and hows of clay and glazes. Priced very well and the seller got it to me in lightning fast time!

Everything you need to know to begin the exploration into understanding the whys and hows of clay and glazes.

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CLAY and GLAZES for the POTTER. All photographs by the author. New /or GREENBERG : PUBLISHER. 1957 by Greenberg : Publisher, a corporation. Published in New York by Greenberg : Publisher, and simultaneously. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 57-11905. Manufactured in the United States of America.

To make full use of the medium, the ceramist or potter not only needs skill, imagination, and artistic vision, but he also needs to have a sound knowledge of the technical side of the craft. This knowledge has not been easy to come by, and many of those seriously engaged in pottery have learned through endless experimentation and discouraging failures. Part Two-Glazes Chapter 8. The Nature of Glass and Glazes Chapter 9. Early Types of Glazes Chapter 10. The Oxides and Their Function in Glaze Forming Chapter 11. Glaze Materials Chapter 12.

The ingredients of glazes and the methods of glaze calculation are fully described

The ingredients of glazes and the methods of glaze calculation are fully described. Complete information is given on the methods of coloring, blending, testing, applying, and firing glazes. A section on reduction firing tells the complete story of reduction glazes and colors, how to manage the kiln for reduction effects, and how to achieve unusual glazes and colors such as copper-red, celadon, crystalline effects, and ash glazes. In the appendix, the author presents over thirty glaze recipes designed for various temperatures and effects. This is a very useful book Rhodes addresses this issue, by doing all the work and leaving it to the potter to make the beautiful glazes come to life. 0801956331 (ISBN13: 9780801956331). This is a very useful book. Artists and creative types of people are not always blessed with a gift for mathematical calculation. Rhodes addresses this issue, by doing all the work and leaving it to the potter to make the beautiful glazes come to life. I will never forget the first time I made a piece of raku pottery, using a "recipe" from this book to mix my own glaze.

Daniel Rhodes seminal book on the fundamentals of ceramic technology has been expanded and updated by one of today's leading ceramists. Everything you ever wanted to know - and more - about clays and glazes. If you just want a quick introduction to the topic, you should skip this book. If you want a well-written, very thorough, and very clear explanation of basic ceramic principles, this is it. If you want to go even further, delving into the intricate complexities of specific clay and glaze formulations, that's all here too. 0. Report. com User, January 21, 2001.

This is a practical book, and the facts about clays and glazes and the principles governing their use are clearly described in easy-to-understand form. Fully discusses the geological make up of clay, various kinds of clays and the history of the various glazes. Format Paperback 248 pages. Dimensions 189 x 246 x 13mm 449g.

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In this revised edition, Rhodes has added new material on a number of topics including Raku, salt glazing, the use of fibers and fiberglass in clay, fuming with metallic salts, and overglaze processes.