In this practical and workshop-friendly book, more than 1,000 glazes are illustrated so readers can see the color and surface response each offers. Covers utilitarian domestic ware and decorative ceramics, as well as firing and glazing techniques for both. Also features valuable information on preparation, recipes for each glaze, application techniques, health and safety considerations, and kiln firing cycles. Ceramists will refer time and time again to this hardcover, spiral bound book.
About the Author
Author Stephen Murfitt specializes in the process of raku and smoke-fired, hand-made ceramics. His pots have been widely exhibited in galleries throughout Britain and included in many public and private collections.