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Clays and Glazes in Studio Ceramics

By David Scott

ISBN: 9781861261380
PUBLISHED: November 1998
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 280 x 218 mm
INSIDE: 180 colour photographs

Clays and Glazes in Studio Ceramics combines an entertaining and absorbing text with a wealth of reference material and a clear examination of what can often be a complex and bewildering subject. Suitable for all levels of ability from beginner to expert.

Covers the formation and types of clay, structure and composition of clay, preparation and mixing and firing before going on to consider the main glaze oxides, the raw material and basic chemistry of glazes, sources of colour, glaze types, glaze mixing and application, firing glazes and glaze problems.

A clear and accessible text and superbly Illustrated with 180 high quality colour photographs. An ideal textbook for ceramics tutors to recommend to students to help develop confidence and independence in their art.

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