High firing produces the most vitreous and durable ceramic work and many potters and ceramic artists choose to high fire for this reason. And most artists that fire to this range mix their own glazes. Fortunately, many of them readily share their high fire glaze recipes with other potters and ceramic artists. In this section, you’ll find a collection of high fire glaze recipes and methods and techniques for firing in this temperature range. And don't forget to download your free copy of 33 Tried and True Glaze Recipes
, a perfect resource for potters and ceramic artists who are ready to experiment with custom glazes, or for those who have grown tired of their own tried and true glazes.
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.