Alisa Clausen on mon 21 feb 05
Glaze test for Brian Kemp Lichen Glaze, cone 6 ox.
Glaze tested on white midrange stoneware fired in electric oxidation to =
Source: Clay Times, Nov/Dec, 2001, Bacia Edelman
Credited to: Brian Kemp
100c p/h to 600c (212f - 1112f)
150c p/h to 1140c (302f - 2084f)=20
80c p/h to 1240c (176f - 2264f)
10 min. soak
cool down max. to 1100c (2012f)
Hold 1 hour
Shut off kiln
30 Soda Spar
Note: All raw materials are measured up or down to the nearest half =
Colorants or additives to a 100 gram test batch are measured in percent =
to the 100 gram test batch.
Application is crucial. The glaze needs to be applied thickly enough =
that it forms thin cracks over the dried surface.
The glaze by itself formed very small, closely placed curdles, slightly =
glossy and slightly craggy borders. The shapes are
irregular and are raised from the clays surface, but not high. They are =
distinct curdles and have a slightly rough feel, but not
With 3% Rutile added
Looks and feels similar to the above. Has a slightly tan cast and the =
curdles are slightly, slightly larger.
Over Commercial 04 Black glaze
The glaze formed larger curdles that are have smoother, although =
irregular, borders. Their overall feel is smoother than the glaze =
The black glaze pooled around the base of the curdles, forming black =
boarders. The spaces in between the curdles is a transparent iron =
Over Lili Krakowski's Albany Slip Substitute
The glaze retains it's original characteristics of raised, irregularly =
shaped curdles, small and tightly spaced. The underlying slip pools =
slightly around the base of the individual curdles, giving a darker =
base. The space in between the curdles is honey brown. Overall =
smoother to the touch than the glaze by itself.
Regards from Alisa in Denmark