Mastering Kilns And Firing: Raku, Pit And Barrel, Wood Firing, And More

byLindsay Oesterritter

Paper over Board | October 22, 2019

Mastering Kilns And Firing: Raku, Pit And Barrel, Wood Firing, And More by Lindsay Oesterritter
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Learn the key techniques, tips, and tricks for pit, barrel, raku, and wood firing.

Fall in love withflames, wood, and the effect that unique firing methods have on pottery. Move beyond the electric kiln and explore the dramatic surfaces ofraku, the flashes ofsalt firing, and the rustic look ofash rivulets. In this book, Lindsay Oesterritter provides acrash course in the most accessible methods of alternative firing.

Raku firingrequires minimal equipment and can easily be fueled with a standard propane tank. Likewise,pit and barrel firingdo not require much in the way of initial investment. Yet all these techniques provide an immediate glimpse into the magic of firing.Bright reds and blues, dramatic black and white crackle, even metallic lusterare instantly possible. For more experienced potters and studios looking to offer more, Oesterritter also exploreswood-fired kilns. Drawing on years of experience and extensive interviews with fellow wood-fire potters, there is no comparable resource on the market.

Features on top pottersworking today get to the heart of specialty techniques and asides show firing variations and traditional kilns in different cultures around the world. Agallery of showstopping workfrom a diverse group of artists round out the package and inspire you to get started.
Lindsay Oesterritteris the director of Objective Clay, co-founder and organizer of National Clay Week, and a full-time studio potter. Lindsay earned her MFA from Utah State University in Logan, Utah, held the position of Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Western Kentucky University (2009-2015), and earned Associate Professor in 2015. ...
Title:Mastering Kilns And Firing: Raku, Pit And Barrel, Wood Firing, And MoreFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:192 pages, 10.35 X 8.45 X 0.85 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 10.35 X 8.45 X 0.85 inPublished:October 22, 2019Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760364885

ISBN - 13:9780760364888

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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