Electric kiln ceramics: a guide to clays and glazes

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Krause Publications,
Pub. Date:
c2004.
Language:
English
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Get the Best Results From Your Electric Kiln

&break;&break;Electric kilns offer the ceramist safety, convenience, and reliability and have gained tremendous popularity among a wide range of ceramists.

&break;&break;In this third edition of Electric Kiln Ceramics, noted ceramist and teacher Richard Zakin provides information to help you make the best possibly use of your electric kiln.

&break;&break;Beginning with an introduction to electric kilns and the various clays and glazes best suited to their use, the book addresses all aspects of using these kilns, including appropriate ceramic surfaces, imagery creation strategies, loading and firing, and safety practices.

  • &break;&break;Dozens of clay body and glazy recipes formulated specifically for use in electric kilns
  • &break;&break;Step-by-step photos and directions for several processes, including clay mixing, glazy testing, sprigging and stamping
  • &break;&break;Extensive information on the structure of the electric kiln, how to maintain it, and how to purchase the kiln that's right for you
  • &break;&break;Essays and interviews with noted ceramists who fire in electric kilns
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9780873496049
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