Purple is one of my favorite colors. From pale lavender to deep eggplant there are so many gorgeous purple hues. … Read More
Low Fire Glaze Recipes
If you are interested in building a collection of beautiful low-fire glaze recipes, or adding variety to the glazes you already have, you’ve come to the right place. In this section, you’ll find a whole lot of information on making and using low fire glazes, from textured to matt, and from majolica to glossy transparent glazes. As always, you’ll also see full-color images of finished work glazed using these low fire glaze recipes.
And don’t forget to download your free copy of 15 Tried and True Low Fire Glaze Recipes: Recipe Cards for our Favorite Low Fire Ceramic Glazes, a perfect resource for potters and ceramic artists who are ready to experiment with custom glazes, or for those who have grown tired of their own tried and true glazes.
Trying raku firing for the first time and need some raku glaze recipes? You will find a bunch in these archives! And while raku glazes may seem similar in composition, it is possible to come up with variations that are very exciting! If majolica pottery is more your speed, you’ll find both low fire glaze recipes for majolica, as well as tips from experts like Linda Arbuckle, which will help you get the best results with the technique!
Whether you are working with white or red earthenware, you are sure to find low-fire glaze recipes that will help you create the surfaces you want! Learn how to create everything from crater glaze recipes to a simple cone 04 clear glaze. You’ll even discover how crystals are possible with low fire glazes! In addition, you’ll learn about other low fire processes like terra sigillata and smoke firing.
If you are thinking about switching to low fire from higher temperatures, or if you have been low firing for years, there is sure to be something for you in these pages!
The Distressed Look: Using Texture, Engobes, Underglazes and Glaze to Create a Weathered Looking Surface
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When Deanna Ranlett was in school, she wanted to find a low fire crystal glaze that looked like eye shadow. … Read More
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I just love the sugary matte surfaces, color schemes, and subtle layers in Kristin Pavelka’s work. Kristin uses gorgeous red … Read More
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