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Table Of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Choosing the Right Clay
The Kiln
Tools and Equipment
Your Studio
Where Does Inspiration Come From?
Tile Glossary
Carved Tiles
Drying the Tile
The Original Tile
Setting and Releasing the Mold
Pressing Your Tile
Broken Molds
The Kiln Log
Loading the Kiln for Bisque Firing
The Firing Routine
Underglaze
Overglaze
Glaze
Developing Colors
Mixing Colors
Engobes and Stain Washes
Surface Decoration
Firing Methods
What Is a Cone?
Loading the Kiln
What Goes on During Firing?
Motifs
Installing Tile
Culinary Tiles
Twig Tiles
House Numbers
Mirror
About the Author
Artists and Contributors
Resources
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Art of Handmade Tile; Complete Instructions for Carving, Casting & Glazing

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

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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 successIncludes diverse designs and inspiration from artists throughout the country
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 successIncludes diverse designs and inspiration from artists throughout the country

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