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The Ceramic Process

A Manual and Source of Inspiration for Ceramic Art and Design
(Book - 2005 )
The Ceramic Process
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This book is both a comprehensive textbook on ceramic technology and a chronicle of the developments made by the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) over the years. It is a practical book which looks at materials, methods and equipment, using the results of various artists' projects to illustrate the text. EKWC is internationally renowned as a centre where ceramic artists can come for a period to experiment with new materials, methods and technologies. Their time there is funded and they are given the back-up of innovative technicians and materials to work with. The artists who have worked at the centre include some of the top names in sculpture and ceramics from around the world. These include: Neil Brownsword, Tony Cragg, Ewen Henderson, Jun Kaneko, Anish Kapoor, Kinpei Nakamura and Betty Woodman. The results have often been spectacular and the new techniques and materials adopted by other artists around the world.
Title: The ceramic process
a manual and source of inspiration for ceramic art and design
Publisher: London : A & C Black ; Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2005
Characteristics: 320 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: European Ceramic Work Centre ; Anton Reijnders
Contents: Material, method and process
Clay body and casting slip
Preparations prior to making
Handbuilding
Using moulds
Drying
Firing biscuit
Glazes and (sinter) engobes
Painting and decoration
Terra sigillata
Firing glazes
Non-ceramic treatment
Advanced section: clay
Advanced section : clay
Advanced section: glaze
Advanced section: terra sigillata
Appendix 1: Unity formulas and percentage analyses
Appendix 2: Further reading
Appendix 3: Glaze calculation software
Appendix 4: Suppliers list
Appendix 5: Names of participants 1991-2003
ISBN: 9780713667684
0812239326
0713667680
Branch Call Number: 738.14 C411 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Ceramics Technique Ceramic materials Europees Keramisch Werkcentrum
Topical Term: Ceramics
Ceramic materials
LCCN: 2006273219
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