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Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color
     

Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color

by Brian Taylor
 

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Anyone who loves creating ceramics knows that glazing can be a labor of great love or the bane of the entire ceramic process. In the instructional and inspirational Glaze, potters will find a wealth of guidance on the glazing process as several of today's leading ceramicists share the recipes and techniques behind their most stunning works of art--each

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Anyone who loves creating ceramics knows that glazing can be a labor of great love or the bane of the entire ceramic process. In the instructional and inspirational Glaze, potters will find a wealth of guidance on the glazing process as several of today's leading ceramicists share the recipes and techniques behind their most stunning works of art--each selected specifically for its unique glaze. Entries include:

  • An overview of the artists' work
  • A technical description of the featured piece
  • The artist's creative intention behind the glazes used
  • Glaze recipes

    Pieces are organized by color, so the potter can easily find work that relates to his or her own color aesthetic, or simply discover other incredible approaches. With more than 450 beautiful color illustrations, a technical how-to section, and a detailed glossary, Glaze is an absolute must have for potters of all levels.

  • Editorial Reviews

    From the Publisher

    "...a well-designed and dazzling directory of artists' works, with exhibits alone worth the book's price....Pottery was never so alluring."
    —Barbara Jacobs, Booklist

    "â?¦A major book, copiously illustrated with lush photographs. Glaze is a sizeable book exemplifying the magic that is the medium."
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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780764166426
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    08/01/2014
    Pages:
    320
    Sales rank:
    197,640
    Product dimensions:
    8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

    Meet the Author


    Brian Taylor received his Masters of Fine Arts Degree from Alfred University. His pottery techniques include throwing, hand building, and slip casting. He has formulated a unique glaze palate and exhibited his celebrated works all over the world.

    Kate Doody is an American artist and teacher who works with ceramics and sculpted materials. She has been widely exhibited throughout the United States and abroad, and has taught Color Theory and Glaze Calculations at serveral renowned institutions.

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