Specific Gravity and Flocculation –

The potter’s guide to consistent glaze results.

Next round – Summer 2019

Head on over to www.UnderstandingGlazes.com for more details.

Did you miss NCECA Pittsburgh 2018?

Didn’t get a chance to see my presentation?

 

Good news!

 

My entire presentation “Understanding Cone 6”

is now available as a free download!

The Science of Ceramics

A Journey to Understanding Ceramic Glaze Chemistry

  • Are you a ceramic artist?
  • Have you ever wanted to learn how to understand glazes on a deeper level?
  • Do you want to create recipes from scratch or improve your existing recipes?
  • Do you wish you understood your materials well enough to confidently fix issues with your glazes?
  • Join me as I dig deep, experimenting with glazes, learning about their chemistry, and sharing what I learned with you.

Material Substitutions with Glazy.org – Video Tutorial

Recipe sharing Glazy.org is a free ceramic recipe sharing website where users can upload glaze recipes and photos to share with the ceramics community. Material substitutions In this tutorial, I show you how to use Glazy to make material substitutions using the UMF...

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Adding Colourants in Glazy.org – Video Tutorial

Recipe sharing Glazy.org is a free ceramic recipe sharing website where users can upload glaze recipes and photos to share with the ceramics community. Adding colourants to a recipe In this tutorial, I go over how to add colourants to a recipe and keep the colourants...

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Intro to Glazy.org – Video Tutorial

Recipe sharing Glazy.org is a free ceramic recipe sharing website where users can upload glaze recipes and photos to share with the ceramics community. Intro to Glazy.org If you've never used Glazy.org before, this is a helpful tutorial to get started. In this...

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How to Turn a Matte Glaze Glossy with One Ingredient

A simple way to turn your matte glaze glossy Do you have a matte glaze that you wish was a bit glossier, or would you like a glossy version of one of your matte glazes? It's really easy to convert a matte glaze to a glossy glaze, just by adding one ingredient - Silica...

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How to Convert Kaolin to Calcined Kaolin

If you have too much clay in a glaze recipe, you might have issues with your glaze crawling during the firing. Crawling is where the glaze pulls away from the clay body due to a combination of shrinkage, poor adhesion and high surface tension.

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Understanding Cone 6 – NCECA presentation 2018

On Mar 15, 2018 I gave my first ever NCECA talk. I was part of a panel discussion called Glazes Without Borders, moderated by my teacher, Matt Katz. This video is a 20 minute clip of my presentation titled "Understanding Cone 6". My co-presenters Kiara Matos and Peter...

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