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Friday, March 26, 2010
Mino Shino Recipe
Here is a Jim Robinson teabowl. He generoulsy sent a note to explain the glaze:
Take either the Mino or Snowcap and add 10 red iron to the base , glaze thickly and then coat heavily with the white base ( Making sure to use the same base) Finger comb while top glaze coat is still wet. You can try loading up base glaze with ochres, barnard slip, yellow or black iron, etc. Each one will register a different iron response. Snowcap generates a "redder" response; Mino a more golden color. You must use a fine (325 ) mesh alumina or even a blend of calcined (325) and coarse(150mesh) Hydrate. Georgies in Portland has a good current source for the fine material if you have any trouble locating a source.