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#1 Stewart

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 09:29 AM

I fire cone 10 reduction and have just ordered some Amaco Oxide Washes. I use Shinos, ash, and a lot of iron based glazes, never have used oxide washes before and was looking for tips or a direction to follow.

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#2 Brooke•Millecchia

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:45 AM

When wood firing, I commonly choose to use shino with a red iron oxide wash and/or black underglaze (yes, underglaze works on top, too).
I always apply the washes after I've glazed it. Make sure the washes are the consistency of skim milk before applying. It's okay to water them down.

Good luck!
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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:03 AM

When wood firing, I commonly choose to use shino with a red iron oxide wash and/or black underglaze (yes, underglaze works on top, too).
I always apply the washes after I've glazed it. Make sure the washes are the consistency of skim milk before applying. It's okay to water them down.

Good luck!
Brooke


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#4 mregecko

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 12:30 PM

Definitely water the Amaco stoneware washes down before applying. They're very dense. I have some examples of work, but it's all at ^6 ox, so probably wouldn't be too much help.

#5 Brooke•Millecchia

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 01:53 PM


When wood firing, I commonly choose to use shino with a red iron oxide wash and/or black underglaze (yes, underglaze works on top, too).
I always apply the washes after I've glazed it. Make sure the washes are the consistency of skim milk before applying. It's okay to water them down.

Good luck!
Brooke


Interesting pots in your profile gallery. The teapot avatar is especially nice. wish there was a larger pic of that.

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Thank you! Now, I'm off to submit a larger picture in the gallery. The piece is actually a ewer.

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#6 Biglou13

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:11 PM

When wood firing, I commonly choose to use shino with a red iron oxide wash and/or black underglaze (yes, underglaze works on top, too).
I always apply the washes after I've glazed it. Make sure the washes are the consistency of skim milk before applying. It's okay to water them down.

Good luck!
Brooke


You can't tease "shino,woodfire,iron oxide wash", and not post pictures.....
What is you concentration or rio?
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#7 Brooke•Millecchia

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:04 PM

I'm on it!
The first image has a background layer of RIO with a layer of Amaco black underglaze over it.
The second image has a swirl of RIO arond the silhouette of Shino.
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Attached File  shino and RIO.jpg   154.03KB   28 downloads







#8 Brooke•Millecchia

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:09 PM


When wood firing, I commonly choose to use shino with a red iron oxide wash and/or black underglaze (yes, underglaze works on top, too).
I always apply the washes after I've glazed it. Make sure the washes are the consistency of skim milk before applying. It's okay to water them down.

Good luck!
Brooke


You can't tease "shino,woodfire,iron oxide wash", and not post pictures.....
What is you concentration or rio?


As for the RIO, I take a bit and put it in a jar and add water.
If when I stir, It seems too thick or dark, I add more water.
I strive for the consistency of skim milk.
I use a lot of RIO, so it really depends on the piece.








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