Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays and Glazes

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Synopsis: 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

About the Author: Richard Zakin is a well-known expert and respected teacher, potter and writer. His own work has been exhibited around the country. A highly respected, prolific writer, he has written numerous articles for popular ceramics publications and continues to write about ceramics, clay artisans and design issues, setting standards for fluency in today's language of contemporary art. Other books by Richard include Ceramics: Mastering the Craft, Hand-formed Ceramics: Creating Form and Surface, and Ceramics: Ways of Creation, all published by Krause Publications.

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Book Description Krause Pubns Inc, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 0801983517 Dust jacket condition: Near Fine. Very nice clean copy. Text free of highlighting and writing. Tightly bound. Over the last decade, the safety, convenience and comparative cleanliness of the electric kiln have made it popular with studio potters and ceramicists. This book is designed to help the ceramicist to make the most of the electric kiln. It contains reviews of clays, glazes and techniques developed exclusively for the electric kiln. The book begins with an introduction to the kiln and the various clays and glazes best suited to its use. Both commercial and homemade clays are discussed and recipes are provided for slips and glazes for different firing temperatures. Special glazes, the application of oxidation surfaces and loading and firing are explored in depth. This second edition is illustrated with all new photographs of the work of an international group of artists. the book also contains health and safety information. Richard Zakin has also written "Ceramics: Mastering the Craft". --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition. About the Author: Richard Zakin is a well-known expert and respected teacher, potter and writer. His own work has been exhibited around the country. A highly respected, prolific writer, he has written numerous articles for popular ceramics publications and continues to write about ceramics, clay artisans and design issues, setting standards for fluency in today's language of contemporary art. Other books by Richard include Ceramics: Mastering the Craft, Hand-formed Ceramics: Creating Form and Surface, and Ceramics: Ways of Creation, all published by Krause Publications. 304 pages. Ceramics, Electric kilns. Bookseller Inventory # 059906

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