Raku : A Practical Approach

رقم التسجيلة 121
نوع المادة book
ردمك 0873419111
رقم الطلب


شخص Branfman, Steven

العنوان Raku : A Practical Approach
بيان الطبعة 2nd ed
بيانات النشر Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2001.
الوصف المادي 176 p

Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-173) and index

المحتويات / النص

1- What is Raku? 2- Raku : A Brief Historical and Philosophical Perspective 3- Clay, Pottery Forming, Glazes, and Decoration 4- Kilns 5- Health and Safety 6- The Firing Process 7- Fishing Your Ware 8- Related Techniques 9- Raku in the Classroom 10 - Conclusion


Raku is a pottery technique in which the ware is quickly fired, removed from kiln while it is hot and the glaze is molten, and completed in a postfiring phase outside the kiln. This useful raku handbook guides beginning and intermediate potters through each stage, from its origins and history to clays and glazes, instructions on firing, combustion, and postfiring methods. Dozens of recipes are included for clay bodies and glazes, as well as recommendations for using commercial products. Detailed information is provided for building or buying raku kilns, with troubleshooting guidelines for firing and kiln design issues. Author Steven Branfman has expanded and updated his original edition, including more information on slip resist/naked raku, raku saggar, fuming, vapor glazing, and other related techniques, and many more photos. Features in this edition; - Complete instructions for successful raku pottery - Expanded color section - Dozens of clay body and glaze recipes plus recommendations on commercial products

المواضيع Pottery craft
Raku pottery