Ceramics : Mastering the Craft

رقم التسجيلة 123
نوع المادة book
ردمك 0873418670
رقم الطلب


شخص Zakin, Richard

العنوان Ceramics : Mastering the Craft
بيان الطبعة 2nd ed
بيانات النشر Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2001.
الوصف المادي 256 p

Contains coloured pages of sample pottery and some illustrative drawings and images . Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-250) and indexes.


A fascinating blend of the technical and aesthetic aspects of ceramics, this second edition features historical background information, analysis of image creation strategies, and numerous technical photos. Photo essays show such processes as raku, throwing on a wheel, slab construction, hand forming in a press mould, working with coloured clay, creating a mould-formed vessel, and several others. Potters will find invaluable information on buying and formulating clays, creating form in clay, clay imagery, ceramic surfaces, choosing and applying glazes, firing clay bodies, analysis of glaze recipe types, kilns and kiln designs, and much more. Also included are dozens of clay body and glaze recipes. This greatly expanded and updated edition features more than 300 beautiful colour photos of the most innovative work being done in the ceramics field today.

المواضيع Ceramics in architecture