Looking for Cone 6 Glaze book for noobie to mixing own glazes
Posted 02 September 2012 - 07:21 PM
I appreciate any and all help. This forum is great. I am so grateful to all the people who contribute here.
Posted 02 September 2012 - 07:29 PM
One of the best books on the cone 6 glaze subject is "Mastering Cone 6 Glazes" by John Hesselberth and Ron Roy.
But you might want to be looking for a class or workshop that gets you going in the right dierection with a lot of the basics first. They do exist, but you might have to travel a bit to find what you need.
Books and forums are good... but nothing beats a hands-on experience.
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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:10 PM
Another good book is on Cone 6 Glazes is Michael Bailey's Book. he breaks down glazes by fluxes and discusses their effects and shows test tiles.
it is written from a British perspective and has an international equivalency for frits among other things.
both books are great for learning how to work with and develop glazes.
Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:41 PM
In my experience most books only give you a partial picture of the process. It seems that glaze information is more of a mosaic than a systematic science.
Posted 03 September 2012 - 12:46 AM
I am sure these other cone 6 glaze books are excellent and would definately go get them...right after I got Rhodes book.
Posted 03 September 2012 - 09:08 AM
There are many books out there. Probably your best approach would be to find one that works with your learning style.
Lana Wilson has a very different approach to glazing but is more similar to Ian Currie's approach. I love her methods.
It "just depends" on how you learn.
Posted 03 September 2012 - 10:15 AM
Posted 03 September 2012 - 12:10 PM
It would be so nice if there was an APP for that ... HINT HINT
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