In CERAMICS HANDBOOK: A GUIDE TO GLAZE CALCULATION, MATERIALS AND PROCESSES, Charles qBudq McKee provides a panorama of practical advice, technical data a scientific information that helps the ceramic artist expand their creative expression. Opening with background information about clay a the chemistry of glazes, the book continues to provide thorough descriptions of glaze materials, their characteristics, color response, a sources. Mr. McKee also discusses major glaze defects, glaze colorants, techniques for glaze application ad decoration, a special glazes. To round out this comprehensive, yet understandable guide, there is a chapter on kilns a firing techniques, a another chapter that covers the hazards of a ceramics studio. At the heart of CERAMICS HANDBOOK is a presentation of the a scientific method for calculating glazes. Step-by-step examples demonstrate how to calculate glazes, from simple to complex, including a shortcut technique. Numerous photos, tables, a glossary a forms to assist in make one's own glazes. CERAMICS HANDBOOK tells you what you need to know a why. ISBN 0-89863-072-X. Star Publishing Company, P.O. Box 68, Belmont, CA 94002. Phone (650) 591-3505; fax (650) 591-3898 email: firstname.lastname@example.orgOpening with background information about clay aamp; the chemistry of glazes, the book continues to provide thorough descriptions of glaze materials, their characteristics, color response, aamp; sources.
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