The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes : Glazing & Firing at Cone 10
About the book
With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes and carefully reviews every one. He offers a through examination of glaze materials, chemistry, tools and presents the basics of mixing, application and firing procedures. There's a wealth of information on various type of glazes, including copper, iron, shino, salt/soda, crystalline and more. An exhaustive index of subjects and a separate index of glaze recipes will help ceramists find what they need, quickly and easily.
John Britt Biography
John J. Britt was a member (and president between 1953–54) of the Collectors Club of New York. He was awarded the Lichtenstein Medal in 1961 for his contributions to philately.
Philatelic literatureJohn Britt authored various studies including: French Colonial Semi-Postal Air Mail Proofs of the "French State" (Vichy)
RetirementJohn Britt, a past president of the Collectors Club of New York, retired to Florida. In 1969, he and seven other philatelists reorganized a tiny stamp club of only a dozen members into the Hollywood Stamp Club in Hollywood, Florida, one of the largest and most active stamp clubs in the nation. He was elected Chairman of the Board of the Hollywood Stamp Club, a post he retained for many years in the 1960s and 1970s.
See alsoPhilately Philatelic literature
ReferencesThe Collectors Club of New York John J. Britt Fellows of the Society - Britt ... Read full biography
|Languages:||| English ||
|Illustrations:||full colour photos / illustrations throughout|
|Publication date:||Oct. 4, 2007|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||Asheville, United States|