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single firing - book about

updated sat 24 nov 01


WALLY ASSELBERGHS on fri 23 nov 01

A superb book about single firing is from Dennis Parks :
"A potter's guide to raw glazing and oil firing"

PITMAN ref ISBN 0 273 01498 6
Written in 1980. but giving basic information and experiences.

Furthermore, as per editor's comments : "beyond the technical =
of raw glazing and oil firing, this personal statement of one potter's =
philosophy of work, aesthetics,
and education is also a testimonial to rural living - how a potter left =
Los Angeles with his wife and sons
to take up residence on a remote mountainside in northeastern Nevada"

Worth every dime of it.
Each page of this book contains more sense than all messages written =
lately about subject "Academy-MA-MFA".....

Best regards