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underglaze color intensity ?

updated fri 22 oct 99


Penny Hosler on thu 21 oct 99

When I did my underglaze tests I noticed, as well, that the colors
were considerably more intense at ^6 than at ^06. (I thought I'd
mixed something wrong.) Can anyone tell me why?
Penny in WA

-----Original Message-----
From: gelindo ferrin
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1999 10:18 AM
Subject: Re: making underglazes

>I have a good recipe for making engobes if you would
>like to try it :
>equal parts:Feldspar potash,silica
>,ballclay,kaolin.Then add appropriate percentages of
>your colorant.;You can use this engobe for any
>application,any type clay,but the colorsseem brighter
>in hifire.