I'm looking for an underglaze that will give me the same color as in the picture at cone 6. Any one have a clue where I can get some? I'd even be interested in a glaze.
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Posted 18 April 2014 - 10:56 AM
You can tint underglazes by mixing colors. Probably your best bet to get something exact. Start with a turquoise and go from there. Be aware that most manufacturer sample tiles are fired at low fire temps, not cone 6.
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Posted 19 April 2014 - 09:46 AM
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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:42 AM
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Posted 20 April 2014 - 09:32 AM
The color reminds me of Slate Blue from Mastering Cone 6 Glazes. But, the finish gives the appearance of being salt fired, or wood fired -- with the color coming from a colored/oxide slip.
Posted 25 April 2014 - 09:24 AM
If you are interested in using under glazes I would suggest using AMOCO Velvet Underglaze Series, royal blue and hunter green. (The hunter green looks like a light turquoise in the jar but is in fact a dark green) Dip a wet brush into each color and brush it onto the surface. Stop and repeat as soon as the colors blend. A satin mat overglaze on top of that. Repeat this until the ware is completely covered or you get the look you like. I agree with the others that you are looking at the results of a glaze and firing on the piece in the picture.
Posted 01 May 2014 - 01:06 AM
The color and Texture look very close to a glaze I am using. its called Laura's Turquoise
cone 10 reduction. works well in oxidation. whiting 34%, Custer feldspar 22%, kaolin 28%, silica 8%, cobalt carb 0.2%, copper carb 2.9%, Rutile ceramic 2.9%, Bentonite 2%,
try a small batch and let us know what you think. have fun Tom
Posted 01 May 2014 - 09:42 PM
I was thinking it was a clear base, for where the leaf is. Then the same glaze with a mason stain tint. The meeting of the clear against the color makes me think it's the same glaze. The speckles being iron in the clay. I've seen the technique before.
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