The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cones 4-8

Author(s): John Britt


This is a complete studio guide to successful glazing at mid-range temperature. It explores all the fundamental techniques, as well as offering artisan tips for specialist glazing. It comes from expert potter and teacher John Britt. According to Ceramics Monthly, approximately 75 per cent of potters glaze their pieces at mid-range temperatures, and this complete studio guide eliminates the guesswork from the popular process. Along with hundreds of recipes, it explores mixing, application, specific firing and cooling cycles and all the factors that make glazes work. See how to boost colours with intense stains, washes, and underglazes; achieve stunning results that equal high-fire glazing, and expand the frontiers of mid-range with tips for wood, salt and soda firing.


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John Britt has been a potter and teacher for more than 25 years. A former studio manager for the prestigious Penland School of Crafts, John currently works out of his own studio in Bakersville, in North Carolina. He is the glaze expert and regular glaze columnist for the leading ceramics magazine, Ceramics Monthly, as well as the author of The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes (9781600592164) and was the juror for 500 Bowls (9781579903626), (both Lark).

General Fields

  • : 9781454707776
  • : Lark Books
  • : Lark Books
  • : 1.043
  • : September 2014
  • : 280mm X 216mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Britt
  • : Mixed media product
  • : English
  • : 738.127
  • : 192
  • : full colour throughout, includes photographs