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How to Enhance Texture with One Versatile Glaze and Some Colorants


Glancing at Scott Dooley’s pots, you might not immediately think there was just one glaze recipe used. But it’s true. By using a copper wash under one base glaze with a variety of colorants, Scott creates his lovely mottled surfaces.


In today’s post, an excerpt from his DVD Handbuilding Modular Forms with Stiff Slabs, Scott shares his process. To boot we’ll give you the glaze recipe! – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.




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This clip was excerpted from Handbuilding Modular Forms with Stiff Slabswhich is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore.

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Scott Dooley's Glaze Recipe

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 For more interesting ceramic glazing techniques, download your free copy of Four Great Ceramic Glazing Techniques: How to Formulate Successful Crystalline Glazes, Add Depth Through Slip Trailing and Color Washes, and Glaze in the Majolica (Maiolica) Style.