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Clay and Glazes for the Potter

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In some sections of the ceramics industry, more has been developed since the 1950s than in the previous 4000 years, This edition had added sections on health hazards, computer calculation programmes, increased colour information, and historical and contemporary photographs.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 15th 2000 by Krause Publications (first published 1967)
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Maureen
Jun 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Maureen by: Ron Myers
Shelves: reference, ceramics
This is a very useful book. Artists and creative types of people are not always blessed with a gift for mathematical calculation. Rhodes addresses this issue, by doing all the work and leaving it to the potter to make the beautiful glazes come to life. I will never forget the first time I made a piece of raku pottery, using a "recipe" from this book to mix my own glaze. When I pulled the piece from the fire, plunged it into the water, and saw the iridescence of the glaze emerge on the rough, bla ...more
Lance
Mar 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book has almost everything one would need to know about clay and glazes.
Horus
Oct 10, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: pottery, non-fiction
This is an excellent book full of lots of very useful information. The author explains base glaze formulas and calculations. This might seem intimidating for some, but is well worth thinking/working through for a much more thorough understanding of how glazes work and what fuction the different types of ingredients perform. There is information here for the low fire as well as the porcelain/high fire artisan. Well worth the read.
Rissi
May 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Great information and photos by a truly gifted potter.
Ibrahim Hadi
drying and firing clay
Carly
Jan 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books out there for glazes, raw materials, processes and other crucial information pertaining to ceramic technology, it doesn't skip over glaze calculation either!
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Master of Fine Arts
Sculptor, Potter, Painter.

Long time professor of Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY.
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