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High-Calcium Semi-Matte Base 2

High-Calcium Semi-Matte Base 2

Firing temperature : Cone 6 | Surface texture : glossy | Color : amber | Atmosphere: Oxidation Reduction

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This is the base glaze I use on my cup forms. I add colorants to achieve the yellow and blue-gray tones, and use a thick application to achieve the dripping effects. The glaze comes from Mastering Cone 6 Glazes by John Hesselberth and Ron Roy (page 89).

This recipe was shared by Branan Mercer in the September 2019 issue of Ceramics Monthly.


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