In this section, you’ll find all sorts of Reference articles to help you get a better understanding of ceramic glaze, clay, and slip recipes. We have articles on specific ceramic materials that are used in some of the recipes, such as copper carbonate, iron, ball clay, feldspar, and many more topics. Having problems with your glaze or need help figuring out what’s causing a glaze flaw? We have information here that you’ll find helpful. Also included here is a number of articles that provide reference information about kilns, firings, material properties, substituting ceramic materials, and glaze stability. And if you’re looking for practical information on testing standards for testing clay or glaze recipes, for example how to test your fired results for leaching or where you can get it sent for analysis, look no further because you’re in the right place.

We’re adding more reference articles all the time, so keep checking back to see what’s new and how it can be applied to your studio practice.