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Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, The
Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, The
 
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 thorough examination of glaze materials, chemistry, and 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. Net Wt. is 1.65 lbs.
Price: $19.95

Complete Potter - Porcelain, The
Complete Potter - Porcelain, The
 
In The Complete Potter: Porcelain, Caroline Whyman offers a practical introduction to every aspect of handling and firing this unique clay to produce satisfying results. The author begins with a brief history of porcelain, from its beginnings in China to its place in the pottery industry today. She discusses in detail its properties and the ways in which it can be prepared, stored, and reclaimed. Each chapter covers particular aspects, from basic handling and throwing procedures to the various methods of handbuilding and modeling. Molds and decoration are discussed as well, complete with advice on the suitability and timing of different techniques. Other topics covered include kiln packing and firing, and the coloring, mixing, and application of glazes, slips, lusters, and enamels. Net Wt. is 1.21 lbs.
Price: $29.95

Complete Potter - Sawdust Firing, The
Complete Potter - Sawdust Firing, The
 
Provides a brief introduction to this pottery process, discusses ways in which the clay and fire interact, and the color effects that can be achieved, and examines various types of sawdust firing through the work of different potters, who describe their methods. Illustrated with color and b&w photos. Net Wt. is 1.17 lbs.
Price: $32.50

Complete Potter, The
Complete Potter, The
 
This book offers something for everybody interested in pottery! Beginning potters will find a complete course in the pages of this book. Experienced potters will find new ideas for designing and decorating virtually every type of ware. Heavily illustrated with more than 600 how-to photos. Net Wt. is 1.95 lbs.
Price: $29.99

Cone 3 Ceramic Formulas
Cone 3 Ceramic Formulas
 
By John Conrad. Net Wt. is .77 lbs.
Price: $23.50

Cone 5 and 6 Glaze Materials and Recipies
Cone 5 and 6 Glaze Materials and Recipies
 
Cone 5–6 Glazes: Materials & Recipes provides an easy way to create your own glazes by understanding and testing what’s already been tried. This glaze book is a first of its kind because it pulls together more than 180 glaze recipes and hundreds of variations from 30 different artists in one book. In addition, experts provide information on glaze materials such as frits, feldspars, oxides and stains, as well as testing protocols and tips on glaze application. Drawing on the expertise of so many experts covering so many aspects of cone 5–6 glazes will provide you with a wealth of information unmatched with any other source.
Price: $29.95

Contemporary Ceramic Formulas
Contemporary Ceramic Formulas
 
By John Conrad. Net Wt. is 1.24 lbs.
Price: $21.95

Contemporary Ceramics
Contemporary Ceramics
 
This unprecedented survey of the most outstanding ceramics being created today offers a sweeping close-up look at the work of more than 260 artists from more than thirty countries. A special feature of this collection is the range of work from China, almost unknown outside of this country until now. Organized by the distinctive categories of functional ceramics, figurative pieces, and installation works, the book gives a complete picture of the latest developments in each area of contemporary ceramic art. Chapters on materials, firing techniques, ethnic influences in design, and related topics delve into every aspect of ceramics creation that would be of interest to crafters, collectors, and other readers who are drawn to contemporary art. Net Wt. is 2.68 lbs.
Price: $35.00

Contemporary Porcelain
Contemporary Porcelain
 
Porcelain is prized for its vivid whiteness; but those creating it have been well aware of its quirky qualities. Lane provides a strong history and celebration of porcelain in the last two decades of the 20th century, examining technical achievements and working practices common to cermacists who work with porcelain. Numerous black and white and color photos of porcelain explore its many qualities and artistry. Net Wt. is 2.64 lbs.
Price: $39.95

Contemporary Studio Porcelain
Contemporary Studio Porcelain
 
Peter Lane provides a strong history and celebration of the development of porcelain at the turn of the new millennium. He gives particular consideration to the technical achievements, working practices, and aesthetic concerns of ceramicists who work with this most popular medium and its close relative, bone china. The international group of artists featured in this book demonstrates the confidence and versatility found in contemporary porcelain, resulting in a breathtaking look at the exciting and innovative work that is currently being done internationally in this field. Net Wt. is 2.95 lbs.
Price: $55.00

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