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3 Cone 6 Glaze Recipes for the Lichen Look

Posted On June 10, 2015 3 Comments
As we all know, glaze defects are not all bad. Ceramic artists can use them to great effect on both pots and sculptures. Most are not safe for surfaces that come in contact with food, but as long as food surfaces are avoided, these glazes can be quite beautiful on a pot.   In today’s… Read More »

Glaze Recipes and Expert Tips for Great Pottery Glazing Results

Posted On March 4, 2015 17 Comments

In ceramics, finding the perfect glaze for your work is only part of the challenge. If the application is sloppy, it doesn’t matter how beautiful the glaze is! So in today’s post, Frank James Fisher shares some handy tips to make sure your glaze goes on right. He also shares recipes for three cone 6 glazes that work very well together. –  Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


Technofile: Demystifying Chrome Oxide for Fantastic Ceramic Glaze Color

Posted On January 21, 2015 13 Comments

Chrome oxide or Cr2O3 is a common studio material that can help produce beautiful colors in the kiln. But it can be quite challenging to perfect. So, in the November 2012 Technofile department in  Ceramics Monthly, John Britt, one of our expert glaze guys, gives the low down on how to get chrome right. As you’ll see, with a little know-how, chrome can produce great results. In today’s post, I am sharing an excerpt from that Technofile article and a few great cone 6 chrome glaze recipes.



Finishing Details: The Intricate Glazing Techniques of Lindsay Scypta

Posted On December 3, 2014 2 Comments

Lindsay Scypta’s pots are intricately textured with stamps and sprigs and glazed with runny glazes that enhance these textures beautifully. All of this requires careful planning, which begins when the pots are still on the wheel. In today’s post, an excerpt from the December 2014 issue of Ceramics Monthly, Lindsay explains her glazing process and shares one of her Cone 6 glaze recipes.


PS. Check out the December 2014 issue of Ceramics Monthly, to learn more about Lindsay’s stacking sets and see more images of her work.- Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


New Glaze Recipe Database Makes it Easy to Organize Your Recipes!

Posted On October 1, 2014 0 Comments

I have to admit, I am somewhat organizationally challenged. It’s not that I don’t love being organized, it’s that sometimes I can’t keep up…yeah, that’s it. I’ll blame it on being busy!


This carries over into my studio way more than I would like. Again because of the limited time I get to spend there. I’d much rather make work than spend time organizing! So things aren’t set up in the most efficient way, glaze recipes and notes are scattered amongst various sketchbooks and scraps of paper. You get the picture.


So I am extremely excited by our latest development here at CAD – – not just because it is the beautiful result of lots of hard work by our team, but also because I am sincerely excited to use it! In addition to containing tons of glaze recipes that you can search in a number of intuitive ways, the site also has tools that will help you have organized access to your favorite glaze recipes wherever you are (it looks great on a phone!).


In today’s post, I thought I would share a couple of our video tours of to show how useful it really is. Plus I’m including a glaze recipe I found on the site that looks pretty cool! Enjoy, and I hope you find it helpful in your studio. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


Color Splash: How to Make Vibrant Bursts of Color on Pottery Using Ceramic Colorants and Slip

Posted On August 11, 2014 22 Comments

Annie Chrietzberg explains Lana Wilson’s process for decorating pottery with colored slips and shares the clear cone 6 glaze recipe she uses to finish these pieces.


Glaze Recipes From Two of Ceramics Monthly’s 2014 Emerging Artists

Posted On May 5, 2014 0 Comments

The May 2014 issue of Ceramics Monthly is out, and with it the ever popular Emerging Artists feature. 2014’s crop of artists includes 14 potters and sculptors. In today’s post, several of them share the glaze recipes they use to make their fresh and interesting work.-Jennifer Harnetty, editor.


A Plethora of Purple: Glaze Recipes for Earthenware, Stoneware and Porcelain

Posted On March 12, 2014 32 Comments

In today’s post, an excerpt from Linda Bloomfield’s Colour in Glazes,
I am presenting a plethora of purple glazes – from low fire earthenware
recipes to mid-range and high fire stoneware and porcelain, there
should be something for everyone interested in making some purple


Recoloring a Classic: Trying New Colorants in a Classic Pottery Glaze Recipe Can Lead to Some Great Results

Posted On February 26, 2014 28 Comments

It’s hard not to love a good old classic glaze like a Shino or a Celadon. But sometimes you just need a change. Deanna Ranlett pushes experimentation with her students to make glaze mixing fun as well as educational. In today’s post, Deanna explains a recent experimentation on the classic glaze Falls Creek Shino. In addition to sharing how they conducted the experiment, Deanna shares the recipes and results. – 

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Understanding Glazes

Posted On December 9, 2013 Comments Off on Understanding Glazes

How to Test, Tweak, & Perfect Your Glazes with John Britt

In this all-new Ceramic Arts Daily Presents video, John Britt lets you tap into his encyclopedic knowledge of ceramic glazes to build your own understanding of this complex topic. Starting with glaze testing—because testing is key to understanding raw materials and ceramic processes—John explains various testing methods that will help you get great results quickly. On disc two, John geeks out on materials, diving into the three basic components of a glaze—fluxes, glass formers, and refractories—and how various ceramic materials fit into those categories and work together to produce myriad outcomes. With this video, you’ll be able to deepen your understanding of glaze chemistry and improve your glazes at your own pace.