This is the newly revised edition of Tim Andrews' popular book on the versatile medium of raku.
The second edition provides a definitive guide to raku techniques and processes, informing the ceramicist how best to explore the possibilities of this Japanese-bom art form, as well as offering the enthusiast a sumptuous collection of full colour photographs.
Raku takes the reader on a journey through its recent history, outlining changes in its perception and usage over the past twenty years. The book offers a comprehensive guide to raku artists and has now been updated to include a deliciously varied selection of contemporary work as well as older examples. The book would be a prize to both students and professional ceramicists who will relish Tim Andrews' broad experience and make use his clear discussion of clay types, raku firing, glazes, techniques and reduction processes; Raku is an essential reference for every lover of ceramics.
Publication Date: January 2005
Publisher: A&C Black Publishers Ltd, 37 Soho Square, London, W1D 3QZ
Tel: 020 7758 0200
Please mention www.studiopottery.co.uk when contacting the publisher.