When trying to throw a set on the pottery wheel, starting off with the same size ball of clay, … 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.
In today’s post, we’re sharing a fun video made by potter Ronald Shaw. In the video, Ronald demonstrates how he … Read More
Recoloring a Classic: Trying New Colorants in a Classic Pottery Glaze Recipe Can Lead to Some Great Results
It’s hard not to love a good old classic glaze like a Shino or a Celadon. But sometimes you just … Read More
A High-Fire Reduction Potter Develops Great Glaze Recipes for Oxidation Firing to Cone 6 in Electric Kilns
With an initial impetus in the energy crisis of the 1970s, Jayne Shatz began exploring options for translating her high-fire … Read More
I’ve said it before and I will say it again, potters and ceramic artists are some of the most resourceful … Read More
Five Reasons to Convert Cone 10 Reduction Glazes to Cone 6: A Potter Shares His Rationale and His Recipes
There are a lot of traditional reduction glaze recipes out there, and they are typically formulated for firing at cone … Read More