Catherine White on thu 3 oct 02
I wish more were written by those doing ^6 work. You mention the glaze not
"healing" finger marks at that temp. I do ^10 but am planning on going to
^6. Please write about the differences!
Catherine in Yuma, AZ
The 119 º days have ended. Sad. Now the chilly nights come. There was
something healing about the hot dry air. Bye Bye, Summer.
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Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 3:37 AM
I differentiate 'fully exploit' from just
> putting a Cone 6 glaze on a pot and turning on the electric kiln. That
> is easy. But to work out ways to obtain great glaze effects - as someone,
> maybe Lisa, said yesterday, not just putting glaze on that looks like
> paint - that's not as easy at Cone 6.
> I was looking at Kenneth Clark's Potter's Manual the other day, and in
> several different places on glazing he says not to worry about finger
> they can be smoothed out later. Well, maybe at high fire they can, I have
> no experience of that. But at Cone 6 electric, with many glazes, you
> get the application right the first time, because things show! With some
> glazes the drips may be aesthetically pleasing, but with many of them, it
> just looks like messy glazing. The application can take a bit of
> And that's just the application, then there's the actual glazes.
> East Bangor, PA, US