Glazes


Glaze Testing In this category we discuss how to refine and improve glazes using a variety of testing methods. Crystalline Glazes Glaze Application Sometimes overlooked, glaze application can have a huge impact on the final result. Here we discuss the pros and cons of various application methods. High-Fire Glazes High-Fire glazes are above cone 6. This category includes glazes fired in both oxidation and reduction atmospheres using a variety of kiln types, from electric to gas and wood. Glaze Books For discussion of books on glazes, from recipes to theory. Add your favorite glaze book here! Glaze Chemistry Glaze Mixing & Preparation Properly preparing glazes is an important part of the glazing process. Glaze Effects Contemporary ceramicists are pushing the extremes of glazes. Here's a place to talk about various glaze effects. Glaze Types Commercial Glazes Mid-Fire Glazes Mid-Fire Glazes are glazes fired anywhere from cone 4 to 6. Most ceramicists using electric kilns will be using this temperature range. Low Fire Glazes Low-fire glazes are typically under cone 4. They include a broad range of different types of glazes, including raku and majolica. Glaze Faults Glaze faults can be caused at any time during the glazing process, from formulating & mixing glazes, to application and firing.
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