I have been messing around with crazing as a deliberate decorative effect lately. Though it is technically a glaze defect, … Read More
Mid Range Glaze Recipes
Mid range firing is an increasingly popular firing range in ceramics. Mid range is usually considered between cone 4 and cone 7, but most often you’ll find people firing to cone 6 so we will use that term interchangeably with mid range. If you’re looking for mid-range pottery glaze recipes, you’ve hit the jackpot. In these archives, you’ll find a plethora of mid-range pottery glaze recipes including loads of ever-popular cone 6 glaze recipes. In addition to all the pottery glaze recipes, you’ll see technical articles on mid-range firing.
And don’t forget to download your free copy of 15 Tried and True Cone 6 Glaze Recipes: Recipe Cards for our Favorite Mid-Range Pottery Glazes, an assortment of mid range pottery glaze recipes in a convenient recipe-card format, perfect for printing and taking to the pottery studio.
Whether you are just getting started with mixing your own glazes, or you’ve been doing it for years, you’ll find plenty to keep you interested and excited here. Looking for special effect glazes? Try John Britt’s snowflake crackle glaze recipe? Or maybe you are just looking for reliable cone 6 oxidation glaze recipes. We even have information for high-fire potters who would like to lower their firing temperature (not to mention their bills!) and convert their high-fire glazes to cone 6 glazes.
Getting your pottery glazes to turn out right takes experimentation and practice. Sometimes it is frustrating. And helpful advice from pottery glaze experts like the ones frequently featured here is crucial. You can follow a recipe to a T and it could end up looking completely different from the picture. There are just so many variables involved. You’ll gain insights into key glaze materials like frits, feldspars, and colorants, stains and more. After perusing these pages, you will be ready to develop a personal palette for your ceramic work that you can call your own.
While applying one single glaze to a piece can be lovely, there are some effects that come only from certain … Read More
Cobalt blue glaze recipes are in most potters’ repertoires because they produce beautiful blue glazes. And what’s not to love … Read More
There are a lot of traditional reduction glaze recipes out there, and they are typically formulated for firing at cone … Read More
Have you ever been using a store-bought throwing rib and thought, “if only this rib was shaped like this…or…like that?” … Read More
Whether you work with cone 5 glazes or do high fire reduction, there are so many variables involved in ceramic glazes. These … Read More
There are some ceramic glaze surfaces that just stop you in your tracks and leave you wondering “how’d they do … Read More
Chrome oxide or Cr2O3 is a common studio material that can help produce beautiful colors in the kiln. But it can be … Read More