The 5 Most Popular Resources on Ceramic Glaze Testing

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Understanding how ceramic materials behave when fired is essential to taking your work to a professional level. And the best way to gain this understanding is to test test test! But many potters shy away from testing because it can seem a little overwhelming.

That’s why today I decided to gather 5 of our best ceramic glaze testing resources from over the years in one place. The posts below will help dispel any glaze testing phobias you might have or get the most out of any testing you may already do. See, glaze chemistry isn’t so scary after all! – Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.


Improve Your Surfaces by Testing Your Pottery Glazes 

 

Glaze Chemistry 101: A Quick Course on How To Make and Test Your Own Custom Ceramic Glazes

 

Chemistry for Potters: A Simplified Explanation of Common Glaze Materials

 

 

How to Do a Triaxial Blend to Test Pottery Glazes

 

 

 

Line Blends: A Surefire Way to Build Your Understanding of Ceramic Glaze Materials

 

 

Guidelines for Using Commercial Stains in Glazes

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