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According to Ceramics Monthly, approximately 75% 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 colors 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.
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 the mountains of western North Carolina. He is the glaze expert and regular glaze columnist for the leading ceramics magazine, Ceramics Monthly, as well as the top ceramics website Ceramic Arts Daily. He is also an occasional contributor to nearly every other notable ceramic publication, including Ceramic Review, Studio Potter, Clay Times, and New Ceramics. Britt is the author of The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes, was the juror for 500 Bowls, and acted as technical editor for The Art & Craft of Ceramics (all Lark). John has been in over 100 shows nationally and internationally, receiving prizes, awards, and fellowships for his ceramic work.