The ultimate guide to glazing pottery!
After throwing clay, shaping, trimming, and drying, comes the intimidating final step in pottery: glazing. Anyone who loves creating ceramics knows that glazing can be a labor of over or the bane of the entire ceramic process, but either way, this book is a must-have. In the instructional and inspirational Glaze, potters will find everything they need to know about 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 and clear directions
Easy to navigate and organized by color, potters can effortlessly explore a variety of glazing techniques—and get inspiration for their own artistic projects! Perfect for readers of Ben Carter and with more than 450 beautiful color illustrations, a technical how-to section, and a detailed glossary, Glaze is an absolute the perfect resource for potters of all levels.
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.