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Raku Secrets The Complete Guide to Amazing Raku Results

Raku Secrets: The Complete Guide to Amazing Raku Results

Manufacturer: Cherry Creek Publishing
Axner Number: A996985
Weight: 0 lbs., 14.40000 oz.

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by Gary R. Ferguson

Softcover: 134 pages
Publisher: Cherry Creek Publishing (2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0-9788016-1-X
Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" x 0.4"
Shipping Weight: 0.9 lbs.

This instructional book is useful to beginning, intermediate, and advanced clay artists to reveal the mystery and unlock the secrets of successfully creating beautiful Raku pottery.

The basic Raku process is actually quite easy but being able to reliably create beautiful Raku pottery can provide a challenging endeavor to the clay artist. Knowing what factors can impact the Raku results and how to control these factors gives one the ability to consistently achieve beautiful works of art.

Inside you will learn:
  • Learn how to Raku in your electric kiln
  • Learn how to get green if u are only getting copper
  • Learn how to get copper if you are only getting green
  • How to load your kiln for the best results
  • How to keep pieces from breaking
  • How to use almost any clay for Raku
  • Smokeless Raku techniques
  • Learn how to read a recipe and 'know' what the glaze will do
  • Learn the difference between weight formulas and volume formula and why you should care
  • How to quickly and cheaply tests dozens of glazes and glazing methods
  • How to fire and reduce very large and very small pieces
  • How to use a blowtorch to produce wonderful pieces
  • How to refire a piece to get better results

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