red iron and copper wash with red and black glaze trails over white glossy - standard 182 clay

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Comment by Erik Evans on June 4, 2017 at 5:24pm

Hey, thank you so much!  Really appreciate this.  I look forward to trying it out.  

Comment by Carl Ray Crutchfield on June 4, 2017 at 5:06pm

Recipe is from Fat Cat Pottery, the coop studio where I have been working for last 4 years

1000 grams
Wollastonite 100
Frit 3134 350
EPK 150
Silica 150
Custer Feldspar 250

add Zircopax 200

Comment by Erik Evans on May 31, 2017 at 7:24pm

Do you mind sharing your glossy white base?  I've been testing on-glaze/majolica combos of late.  It's been surprisingly challenging.

Comment by Erik Evans on May 31, 2017 at 7:17pm

Yes, yes.  What Fireborn said.  Looking forward to seeing vertical surfaces!

Comment by Joseph Fireborn on May 30, 2017 at 9:16pm

No way! Don't try to prevent them! They are stunning. I can't wait to see the vertical surface. Very nice work sir.

Comment by Carl Ray Crutchfield on May 30, 2017 at 9:14pm

They are in the wash. red iron oxide mixed with water 3 to 1 ration by volume makes the wash too runny so I added gum solution to thicken the mixture which made it more controlled when brushing ( I use it on vertical surfaces also - cups and vases) (will post a close up of the cup surface tomorrow) The mixing action creates small bubbles in the wash which transfer to the piece, but I kind of like them so have not tried to prevent them, Thanks for the encouragement. 

Comment by Joseph Fireborn on May 30, 2017 at 9:02pm

The spots in the iron wash, are those due to the trails or is that some kind of spotting from the wash? They are very interesting. This tray is fantastico!

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