The Complete Guide to High-fire Glazes
Glazing & Firing at Cone 10Book - 2004
With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes used today, this reference will prove a boon to ceramicists who want to master this complex aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who recently served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes himself, and carefully reviews every one. He offers a thorough examination of glaze materials, chemistry, and tools, and presents the basics of mixing, application, and firing procedures. There's specific information on each type of glaze, including copper, iron, shino, salt/soda, crystalline, and more. An exhaustive index of subjects and a separate index of glaze recipes will help ceramicists find what they need, quickly and easily.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 184 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: High-fire glazes