About the Author

John Britt

John Britt

John Britt has been a potter and educator for more than 26 years. He has worked and taught at universities, colleges, and craft centers across the United States. John is the author of the The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glaze; Glazing & Firing at Cone 10, which was published by Lark Books in 2004. He has written numerous articles for ceramics publications including Ceramics Monthly, Ceramic Review, Studio Potter, and more. Currently, John teaches glaze chemistry, throwing, glazing, and firing workshops at his Bakersville, North Carolina, studio. To learn more about John, please visit his website: www.johnbrittpottery.com.


Articles by John Britt

John Britt Glazing Resources

Britt Glaze Recipes

Triaxial Blend Diagram

Triaxial Blend with Stains


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Britt Glaze Recipes
Triaxial Diagram
Triaxial with Stains
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Firing with Vegetable Oil

Firing with Vegetable Oil

The oil-drip burner is made of channel iron welded together to form three steps. The oil temperature increases as it drops onto each step, until it vaporizes and ignites inside the kiln.


Many potters consider themselves environmentalists, yet they fail to consider the effects of their craft on  … Read More