Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Crater Test Series

Here are some Crater Glaze Tests with stains.

The recipe is Pinnell Strontium Matte at cone 6 E1 firing


60 Nepheline Syenite

20 Strontium Carbonate

1 Lithium Carbonate

10 Ball Clay–Old Mine #4

9 Silica

100 Total


Additives

5 Titanium Dioxide
2.5 %  Silicon Carbide 600 M

Apply VERY thick. And you can add up to 5% silicon carbide. You can also vary the amount of stains. See page 178 in The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes for more recipes and firing information. Electric E1 cycle. This can vary too!!








This last one is Mason 6433 at 5%, 10%, 15%, 20%, and 25%

5 comments:

Linda Starr said...

love the first one with the lavender color, one of my favorite colors, craters on the others are nice too.

Isabelle Demers said...

Hi! Did you know some low fire crater glaze?

John Britt said...

You can just try matte low fire glaze....I can look tomorrow.

John Britt said...

You can just try matte low fire glaze....I can look tomorrow.

John Britt said...

Here is one:

http://ceramicartsdaily.org/ceramic-glaze-recipes/low-fire-glaze-recipes/top-crater-glaze-recipe-cone-08-04-oxidation/