David Lambie on fri 18 may 07
Does anyone have any raku crackle glazes that would work well when
stained with ink? So far the prepared versions that I have don't
really work that well and the cracks are too compressed.
Thanks for your help,
Marcia Selsor on fri 18 may 07
If you apply a thick coat of the glaze, the crackles generally tend
to be bigger and less numerous. Don't over fire the glaze,
maybe shock it with a spritz of water after the fire and before the
post firing reduction.
I doubt if you would need ink.
On May 18, 2007, at 2:49 PM, David Lambie wrote:
> Does anyone have any raku crackle glazes that would work well when
> stained with ink? So far the prepared versions that I have don't
> really work that well and the cracks are too compressed.
> Thanks for your help,
Bonnie Staffel on sat 19 may 07
I used to do a lot of sawdust firing using a low fire fritted glaze for
accents and partial decoration. It crazed beautifully but when I felt the
craze marks should be delineated, I used India Ink and they showed up very
nicely. This glaze works from 06 to 8, but does not craze at the higher
temperature and becomes translucent. Write me off line if you want this
glaze. I do not do Raku, but feel it would work as it is very simple, only
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