The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cones 4-7 (Hardcover)

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According to Ceramics Monthly, approximately 75% of potters glaze their pieces at mid-range temperatures--and this complete studio guide eliminates the guesswork from the popular process. Along with hundreds of recipes, it explores mixing, application, specific firing and cooling cycles, and all the factors that make glazes work. See how to boost colors with intense stains, washes, and underglazes; achieve stunning results that equal high-fire glazing, and expand the frontiers of mid-range with tips for wood, salt, and soda firing.

About the Author

John Britt has been a potter and teacher for more than 30 years. A former studio manager for the prestigious Penland School of Crafts, John currently works out of his own studio in Bakersville, in the mountains of western North Carolina. He is the glaze expert and a frequent contributor for the leading ceramics magazine, Ceramics Monthly, as well as the top ceramics website Ceramic Arts Daily. He is also an occasional contributor to nearly every other notable ceramic publication, including Ceramic Review, Studio Potter, Clay Times, and New Ceramics. Britt is the author of The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, was the juror for 500 Bowls, and acted as technical editor for The Art & Craft of Ceramics (Lark) and Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color (Barron's Educational Series). John has been in over 100 shows nationally and internationally, receiving prizes, awards, and fellowships for his ceramic work.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781454707776
ISBN-10: 1454707771
Publisher: Union Square & Co.
Publication Date: November 4th, 2014
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Lark Ceramics Books


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