Alisa Clausen on wed 4 jun 08
Recipe Name: Oil Spot Candace Black
Cone: 6 Color:
Firing: Oxidation Surface: Oil Spot
65 Feldspar--NC 4
5 Frit--Ferro 3110
Comments: Subbed NC 4 with Forshammer
Frit 3110 with Frit 169
Black, semi mat glaze with both spots and craters where very, very thick.
Application is important and must be thick, but too thick gives shallow
craters. Has an overall Metallic appearance.
cone 10 glaze adapted with Frit to flux at cone 6 (needs more flux to smooth
Glaze test for Oil Spot Candace Black ^6 ox. Source: John Britt
Fired on mid fire white stoneware
Firing ramp with an electric controller is:
100c p/h to 600c (212f - 1112f)
150c p/h to 1140c (302f - 2084f)
80c p/h to 1220c (176f - 2228f)
15 min. soak
cool down max. to 900c (1652f)
Hold 30 minutes
Shut off kiln
Colorants or additives to a 100 gram batch are measured in percent to the
100 gram batch.
Standard Substitutions in all tests IF called for in recipe:
Local Boron Frit is used for Frit 3134
Forshammer (a half and half Potash and Soda spar) is the only Feldspar used
Local Boron Frit is used for Gerstley Borate
All substitutions are done not by Mol. Wts., but gram for gram.