The Art of Handmade Tile : Complete Instructions for Carving, Casting & Glazing

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The Art of Handmade Tile : Complete Instructions for Carving, Casting & Glazing

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 144 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780873494328
  • DDC分類 738.6

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Creating handmade decorator tiles can be fun and easy! This friendly approach to making handmade ceramic tiles demonstrates how to design, fire, and decorate stunning tiles and provides ideas for creatively utilizing them in the home. More than 200 photos guide readers through each step of the creation process and then into four projects: culinary tiles, twig tiles, house numbers, and a mirror. Suitable for every skill level, this book also contains inspiration and insight from established artists from around the country. - Detailed instructions, photographs, and illustrations ensure success - Includes diverse designs and inspiration from artists throughout the country

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           6  (2)
Adam Zayas
Introduction 8 (1)
The Basics 9 (14)
Choosing the Right Clay 11 (3)
The Kiln 14 (3)
Tools and Equipment 17 (4)
Your Studio 21 (2)
Inspiration 23 (5)
Where Does Inspiration Come From? 23 (5)
Tile Making Techniques 28 (13)
Tile Glossary 29 (2)
Making a Basic Tile 31 (2)
Carved Tiles 33 (3)
Drying the Tile 36 (5)
Making a Plaster Mold 41 (10)
The Original Tile 42 (1)
Constructing a Mold-Casting Frame 42 (1)
Mixing and Pouring the Plaster 43 (5)
Setting and Releasing the Mold 48 (3)
Using the Plaster Mold to Make Tile 51 (7)
Pressing Your Tile 51 (6)
Broken Molds 57 (1)
Bisque Firing 58 (7)
The Kiln Log 59 (2)
Loading the Kiln for Bisque Firing 61 (1)
The Firing Routine 62 (3)
Glazes and Surface Treatment 65 (12)
Underglaze 66 (1)
Overglaze 67 (1)
Glaze 67 (2)
Developing Colors 69 (2)
Mixing Colors 71 (2)
Engobes and Stain Washes 73 (1)
Surface Decoration 74 (3)
Glaze Firing the Tile 77 (8)
Firing Methods 78 (2)
What Is a Cone? 80 (2)
Loading the Kiln 82 (1)
What Goes on During Firing? 83 (2)
Home Decor with Tile 85 (7)
Tile Installations 87 (1)
Motifs 88 (1)
Installing Tile 88 (4)
Advice from the Experts 92 (19)
Shrinkage, by Eric Rattan 93 (3)
Decorating with Handmade Tile, by Pamela 96 (2)
Rosensweig
Participating in Shows, by Diane Husson 98 (3)
Public Art, by Binnie B. Fry 101(8)
Mosaic and Decorative Techniques, by Melody 109(2)
Ellis
Projects 111(14)
Culinary Tiles 112(4)
Twig Tiles 116(3)
House Numbers 119(3)
Mirror 122(3)
Gallery 125(14)
About the Authors 139(1)
Artists and Contributors 140(1)
Resources 141(1)
Index 142