Amazing Glaze Recipes and Combinations: 200+ Surefire Finishes for Low-Fire, Mid-Range, and High-Fire Pottery (Hardback)Gabriel Kline (author)
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Whether you're searching for excitement at cone 6 or looking for the perfect high-fire shino recipe, you've come to the right place. Join Gabriel Kline, author of Amazing Glaze and founder of Odyssey Clayworks, for page after color-filled page of glazes. Start by learning the keys to success when applying glazes, then choose the temperature range you want to explore first. Gabriel's collection of well-tested recipes draw on his decades of experience as an instructor and leader of a communal arts studio-including current and past student favorites as well as a few timeless gems.
Of course he doesn't stop there! In addition to plentiful tiles showing off two-glaze combinations, Gabriel shares multi-glaze combinations developed through years of trial and error. From waterfall blues to eye-popping bursts of red, there's a rainbow of options. Just as in Amazing Glaze, the recipes have all been technically edited and each one has a photo. By controlling specific gravity and application, the goal is always getting the perfect coat of glaze recipe after recipe.
Special topics like majolica and raku firing provide welcome detours, and a variety of artist features serve as launching points for new explorations. Stunning galleries from today's top artists provide even more glazing ideas.
Publisher: Quarry Books
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 254 x 203 mm
"Gabriel Kline's workshop approach to exploring glazes includes reliable and engaging recipes. This book will help you get started and provide a go-to reference for continued experimentation and growth." * Jessica Knapp, editor, Ceramics Monthly, associate editor, Pottery Making Illustrated *
"A compendium of insightful approaches to surface development. It's a staple for your clay-learning library." * Deb Schwartzkopf, author of Creative Pottery and founder/owner Rat City Studio *
"This book is a must for every pottery studio and school...such quality work, images, and instruction. I love seeing contemporary makers doing diverse things with glaze. Absolutely love it!" * Roberto Lugo, Potter and Assistant Professor *
"The first thing you will notice when thumbing through this book is the amazing variety and vibrancy of the colors. These are not the "brown round" pots of the 1970's...these pots are alive! Gabriel does a masterful job of showing what is possible when combining glazes, drawing back the curtain in a way that makes it easy to find success quickly." * John Britt, author of The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes and The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes *
"Ideal and unreservedly recommended." * Midwest Book Review *
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