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The Workshop Guide to Ceramics

Workshop Guide to Ceramics,The

Manufacturer: Barron's Educational Series
Axner Number: A996520
Weight: 3 lbs., 2.00000 oz.

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by Duncan Hooson and Anthony Quinn

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Barron's (2012)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0-7641-6461-3
Dimensions: 10.0" x 9.0" x 1.1"
Shipping Weight: 3.1 lbs.

A fully illustrated step-by-step manual: techniques and principles of design; this book has been designed as the essential guide for all who work with ceramics, including weekend crafters, night school or other students, and practicing ceramicists seeking a one-stop reference on techniques and processes.
  • Contains an extensive guide to forming techniques, including pinching, coiling, slabbing, wheel-throwing, mold-making, slip casting, and extrusion
  • Detailed sections cover slip and surface decoration, glazing, glaze recipes, and applications
  • Includes a comprehensive guide to firing and kilns, complemented with quick-reference charts and tables
  • Covers generating ideas and translating them into ceramic realities
  • Advises on ways to promote and sell your work through websites, exhibitions, and galleries
  • Overview describes materials, processes, tools, firing, glazes, designs, and more
  • Different clays and their uses
  • Making ceramic objects by coil building, slab building, wheel throwing, model making, and other techniques
  • Kilns, fuels, and ceramic firing processes
  • Decorating and glazing techniques
  • Developing a ceramics business--exhibiting and selling ceramics
  • Charts, tables, web sites, and more
  • More than 500 instructive color photos
This comprehensive reference source and how-to manual, encompasses the wide range of all ceramic techniques in a single definitive volume written for professional and amateur ceramicists, and teachers of the craft.

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