Carol Tripp on thu 25 mar 04
I just received Greg Daly's book (per your recommendation on Clayart) and I
was wondering about the process he shows on pages 94-5 where the glazes are
applied on to tiles vertically and then horizontally. He mentions that a
medium can be added to the glaze to aid brushability. Do you add anything
to your glazes in order to do this type of testing? Or am I wrong in
assuming you are doing that sort of testing? And yes, I know I should read
the book from start to finish but I like to skip ahead when no one is
And you really do need to wear your glasses when you get on and off that
bathroom scale five times.
>My standard test piece is a flat tile, 6*2 1/4 thick. While the clay
>is still soft part of it is textured along one edge. Glaze is always
>applied in three thicknesses.
>It is a style of working I acquired from Greg Daly.
>Now I shall have to start using that sausage dip test on my new
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