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"donkey blue"cone 6 ox. iron blue

updated mon 3 sep 01


Andrew Gardner on sat 1 sep 01

>Hey Josh!
>Well I tried the glaze, and it is straw colored on both Miller's 900 and
>70 clays at cone 5-6. How red firing does the body have to be to get
>blue? Can you just increase the RIO to achieve it?


John Boyd on sun 2 sep 01

Hey to all,
I go to school with Josh and I think he is using a native NC red
clay that he dug up and refined. Try adding 4-5% RIO. This is a very
interesting clay. It caused a reaction with my rutile shino where other
"red" clays did not.


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