Five Reasons to Convert Cone 10 Reduction Glazes to Cone 6: A Potter Shares His Rationale and His Recipes
Today, Rick Malmgren explains the benefits of firing his reduction glazes lower and shares some of his great cone 6 reduction glaze recipes.
Today we are launching another new free download in our ongoing freebie program – 10 Tried and True Cone 10 Glaze Recipes: Recipe Cards for our Favorite High-Fire Pottery Glazes – which is a compilation of ten great glazes shared by ten talented ceramic artists. As a sampling, in today’s post are two recipes from husband/wife team Tom and Elaine Coleman (who recently presented in a fabulous Potters Council workshop in San Diego, by the way). If you’re itching to turn up the heat, these two recipes are a great place to start.
Sometimes bigger is better. This was the conclusion that Danish ceramic artist Morten Løbner Espersen came to when developing the concept for a public art commission for the Public Library in Hillerod, Denmark. Espersen chose to not only take a monumental approach when it came to the scale, but also in the surface treatment by loading the pieces up with about 55 pounds of glaze and firing them multiple times.