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9780806996783

Handcrafted Ceramic Tiles

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  • ISBN13:

    9780806996783

  • ISBN10:

    0806996781

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-06-30
  • Publisher: Sterling

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"Easy-to-conquer designs....Every part of the processindeed, of the more than 25 designsis well documented with clear directions and color photos. In part for novices; in part for those firing up their skills."Booklist. "Shows how to add color designs to existing tiles without an expensive replacement job...a very practical book for public libraries on an often underutilized decorative feature."Library Journal.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Tile Decorationp. 10
Special Paint Effectsp. 15
Checkerboard Color Washp. 16
Art Decop. 18
Fabric Patchworkp. 20
Decoupagep. 23
Architectural Featurep. 24
Mediterranean Viewp. 26
Fruit Motifp. 28
Real Garden Trellisp. 30
Eighteenth-century Print Roomp. 32
Stencilingp. 35
Greek Key Border Motifp. 36
By the Seashorep. 38
Transfer Designp. 41
Potted Orange Treep. 42
Delftwarep. 44
Galleryp. 46
Making Tilesp. 48
Tools and Equipmentp. 50
The Clay Bodyp. 52
Kilns and Firingp. 56
Glazes and Slipsp. 60
Making and Using Plaster Moldsp. 65
Making and Decorating Tilesp. 67
Slabbed Tilesp. 68
Rolled Tilesp. 70
Rolled Floor Tilesp. 73
Open-face Molded Tilesp. 75
Making Tiles with Paper-clayp. 78
Decorating Paper-clay Tilesp. 81
Extruded Tilesp. 84
Delft Designp. 86
Press Molded Tilesp. 89
Press Molded Fruit Designp. 92
Slip-cast Tilesp. 94
Decorating Biscuit-Fired Tilesp. 99
Which Tile?p. 100
Wax-resist Panel Designp. 101
Card Stencils: Greek Key Motifp. 103
Tube-lined Art Nouveau Designp. 105
Decorating Pre-Glazed Tilesp. 107
Colorwashed Tilesp. 108
Sponge Designp. 110
Linoleum Printingp. 112
Screen-printed Designsp. 114
Galleryp. 120
Working With Tilesp. 126
Tools and Materialsp. 128
Design Considerationsp. 130
Planning the Designp. 132
Practical Tilingp. 134
Additional Equipmentp. 139
Glaze Recipesp. 141
Indexp. 142
Acknowledgmentsp. 144
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