There are loads of possibilities for great surfaces in the low fire temperature range, from textured to matt, or majolica … Read More
Tag: manganese dioxide
MnO2—flexible colorant—with alkaline fluxes gives purple and red colors—by itself gives soft yellow-brown—with cobalt gives black. Used with iron to color basalt bodies. Concentrations of more than 5% may promote blistering. Toxic in inhalation and ingestion. Fumes from firing are especially toxic. Source: Clay: A Studio Handbook
Mark Gordon used a specialty mortar to attach bone-dry pieces together to form this sculpture.
One of the challenges of working … Read More