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The Universe? Impressionist Painting?
Experiments in Glazing

These are recent experiments using various Cone 6 (low fire) and Cone 10 (high fire) glazes fired at Cone 10. Incredible effects, reminding me of photos of nebula or paintings by impressionists. (click on a photo to see a better resolution and then “Back” to return)

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On the left is the unfired plate with high fire Tenmoku glaze on the edge and low fire Chambrey, Gloss Black and Red Iron glazes in horizontal bands over a light layering glaze (underneath on right side only). On the right is the fired plate.

On the left (below) is the unfired plate with Tenmoku glaze on the edge and low fire Chambrey, high fire Copper Red, low fire Gloss Black, high fire Blue Wheat, low fire Red Iron, and high fire Gloss Gold glazes in horizontal bands over a light layering glaze (underneath on left side only).

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IMG_6293 All four experimental plates, made very thin  because they were meant only to be experiments, but sold anyway to folks who loved the colors and effects. Now working with these glaze combinations on larger, more robust plates. We’ll see what comes!……