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  1. MatthewV

    2017

    Finished work
  2. From the album: 2017

    Base glaze in the top left. Across the top is (4.2 Tin Oxide : 0.15 Chrome Oxide premix) in 2, 4, 6, 8% Down is Cobalt carbonate in 0.25, 0.5, 0.75, 1% These 17 test are all done with mixing just 4 batches of 100 grams of glaze!
  3. Made an army of test tiles. Just to dead soliders in the end?

    1. Joe_L

      Joe_L

      Just pawns, each one seeking glory.

    2. glazenerd

      glazenerd

      Soldiers will always be lost in the glaze battle.

  4. From the album: 2017

    cobalt oxide, ∆6 stoneware
  5. MatthewV

    ZNO levels

    Wow. About 26.4% should make a nice balance of flowers and open space.
  6. MatthewV

    Vase

    From the album: 2017

    Flower of Life pattern. Cobalt oxide under a turquoise crackle glaze. I love the way the cobalt bleeds a little near the bottom but stays crisp near the top. 11.5" tall. ∆6 oxidation Priceless.
  7. Australia has a different voltage (and frequency but that shouldn't matter for a motor). I never saw Brent wheels in New Zealand and would not be surprised if they only make a 110-120V model. There should be a plate somewhere on the motor that lists the required inputs and maximum amps and such. I have an Australian (Venco) pugmill. To make it work I needed a voltage converter. I predict you will need one too.
  8. MatthewV

    A Hug

    From the album: 2017

    A Hug between two of my favorite glazes. I love anthropomorphic pots and this piece captures that feeling very well.
  9. MatthewV

    Lady Bowl

    Oh, she isn't a particular person.
  10. MatthewV

    Lady Bowl

    From the album: 2017

    She's a keeper! ∆6 oxidation
  11. It was well thought out. The only thing on wheels is the plaster for reclaiming clay. Everything flows. All it needs is another 1000 sq ft (which would double the space!) :-) Oh, an more windows. There is only one that faces south. And more sinks. And... ah... it is a good home and I am happy with the space.
  12. MatthewV

    Studio etc

    Work spaces are important too!
  13. From the album: Studio etc

    A year into the dream.
  14. I had a relay fail after 72 firings. Sigh, I had put off getting spare parts to my next order.

    1. glazenerd
    2. Mark (Marko) Madrazo

      Mark (Marko) Madrazo

      I had to do this also. I also found out that Paragon will no longer stock parts for my Duncan kiln. I got extra parts. Expense I could do without at this time. Best wishes.

    3. Cavy Fire Studios

      Cavy Fire Studios

      Ohhhh NUUUUUU, geez! That's so lame! D: Sorry, buddy!

  15. From the album: Finished, 2016

    ∆6 oxidation Brush wax with cobalt oxide was applied to make the river so this decorative large bowl has a slight texture to it.
  16. MatthewV

    Cones

    They would also be magical with the right crystal glaze...
  17. A continuation that arose from Challenge #6
  18. From the album: Finished, 2016

    ∆6 Oxidation Wall hanging piece. Bare iron oxide with a glossy blue rim darkened by iron.
  19. From the album: Finished, 2016

    ∆6 Oxidation Wall hanging piece
  20. MatthewV

    Cones

    It is somewhat mono-chromatic. They are just one glaze poured over. They are all the same glaze. The depth of color and variations don't come out in photographs. Some are greener, some more black, and some more deep rutile blue. This group didn't really fit in my converted Brent wheel light box...
  21. From the album: Finished, 2016

    ∆6 Oxidation, stoneware
  22. MatthewV

    A Hug

    From the album: Finished, 2016

    ∆6 Oxidation
  23. MatthewV

    Cones

    From the album: Finished, 2016

    ∆6 Oxidation
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