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^6 ox. iron red blues revisited

updated fri 14 oct 05


Ann Brink on wed 12 oct 05

About a month ago there were questions about how best to get a nice bright
iron red from recipes such as Touchtone Red, Randy's Red and Ketchup Red
(Jayne Shatz). This glaze can be wonderful, or can be muddy and truly

In a glaze firing a few days ago, I followed some cool-down suggestions
given by several people, specifically John Hesselberth's mention of a hold
at 1600F on the way down.

I've posted several pictures if you want to see the results, which I'm quite
happy with. Click on they are at the

Good firings,
Ann Brink in Lompoc CA