The Complete Guide to High-fire Glazes
Glazing and Firing at Cone 10
written by John Britt
Lark Books | ISBN 9781600592164
Paperback – 184 pages
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With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes and carefully reviews every one. He offers a through examination of glaze materials, chemistry, tools and presents the basics of mixing, application and firing procedures. There's a wealth of information on various type of glazes, including copper, iron, shino, salt/soda, crystalline and more. An exhaustive index of subjects and a separate index of glaze recipes will help ceramists find what they need, quickly and easily.