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Understanding Glazes and Studio Tips

Articles written by Sue McLeod, a studio technician and glaze explorer

Getting Clarity with Clear Glazes

Getting Clarity with Clear Glazes

There’s nothing worse than a cloudy clear glaze muddying up your beautiful slip design, screen printed images or coloured clay. How can we make sure our clear glaze is always clear and prevent it...

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15 Tips to Get Started with Glaze Testing

15 Tips to Get Started with Glaze Testing

My Introduction To Glaze Testing I find ceramic glazes to be absolutely fascinating. I had no idea when I started working with clay that glazes would become the main focus of my life. My first year...

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A Low Tech System for Recycling Clay Scraps

A Low Tech System for Recycling Clay Scraps

As clay artists, we’re so lucky that we can reduce the amount of waste we produce by reclaiming or recycling our unfired clay. (I use the words “reclaim” and “recycle” interchangeably.) When we make...

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"Understanding Cone 6"

NCECA presentation - Pittsburgh 2018

My NCECA presentation "Understanding Cone 6" is all about using glaze chemistry, the Unity Molecular Formula and the Stull chart to understand how different surfaces are created at cone 6. Which glaze formulas are likely to be matte or glossy? Which ones are likely to be crazed or be under-fired? How does flux ratio impact fired results?

"Understanding Cone 6" presentation slides and script are available as a free download!

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