remelts, and all previous crackles (crazing) are gone...
pulling the pottery piece out again, and short cooling, creats an all new crackle
i have done this repeated times (4x) before getting a desired crackle sytem
i do not know if there is a technique of creating different colored crackle areas
by manipulating the firing process
noel oard mapstead
Bruce Girrell wrote:
> Veena Raghavan wrote:
> >I wonder if anyone suggested using an underglaze, such as the Amaco
> >Black Velvet, rubbed into the cracks, after the glaze fire, and then fired
> >again at Cone 06.
> Interesting. I don't know whether the subsequent firing would diffuse the
> lines of the pattern formed with the rubbed in glaze, but it should work
> unless the glaze is particularly runny (and even then it could be
> interesting). I would also think it would be interesting to rub a color such
> as orange into the cracks, then refire and use ink to highlight the crackle
> produced in the second firing so that you end up with two different patterns
> in one.
> Bruce "adding one more experiment to the list" Girrell
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