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#1 Rebekah Krieger

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:14 AM

Ok having only used commercial glaze, I would love to try mixing one on my own. Does anyone have a recipe for a pretty light peach / melon color? Cone 5-6 As simple as possible?

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 11:20 AM

Ok having only used commercial glaze, I would love to try mixing one on my own. Does anyone have a recipe for a pretty light peach / melon color? Cone 5-6 As simple as possible?


Alas, you have run into a range of color that is a little more difficult without the use of a stain. Most orange and red colors as your melon is between the two are more difficult at ^6. So I would start with a base opaque, and add a Mason stain. Others might have a recipe that depends on the interaction of chromium and tin, but I don't have one for that color.
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Posted 14 June 2013 - 01:38 PM

yes, contact me by email with more details. i have several with varying shades of peachiness with simple base recipies and a little stain.
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Posted 14 June 2013 - 02:07 PM

This recipe is a ripe cantaloupe color.

EPK14.00g Silica26.00g Wollastonite14.50g F-4 Feldspar24.00g Frit 324920.00g

Add 5% of Mason stain 6121

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 03:23 PM

Darrel

I can't wait to try your ripe cantaloupe glaze but a little confused with the Frit. Is that 20 grams of Frit 3249? My eye sight isn't great and I can't quite make it out.
Sorry if that's a dumb question.

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 08:14 PM

Gary, looks like 20 grams is what Darrel was saying. Looks like an interesting glaze. if you like the look of the finish, which looks like it should be a gloss, you could use this as a base glaze and use other stains to get a wider pallet of glaze colors.
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Posted 15 June 2013 - 12:39 AM

Darrel

I can't wait to try your ripe cantaloupe glaze but a little confused with the Frit. Is that 20 grams of Frit 3249? My eye sight isn't great and I can't quite make it out.
Sorry if that's a dumb question.

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Yes, 20 grams of frit 3249
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Posted 17 June 2013 - 02:11 PM

Thank you so much for the help! I Will gather supplies for my first mix and make an attempt at this :)

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 03:06 PM

The clear base glaze that Darrel posted, G1215U, is a wonderful clear for low expansion clays. It's expansion is 5.71 so it's probably going to shiver on a lot of clays. Min

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 03:47 PM

Thank you for the clarification of the frit and weight.

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