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Comment by Dave Hodapp on November 30, 2012 at 12:26am

Oh I feel stupid. I didn't read your original post carefully, I thought I read that you put the slip on after you glazed. As Homer Simpson would say  - Doh!


Comment by Joe Shaw on November 29, 2012 at 10:43pm
It's just thick slip from the clay I use. I take a large brush full or two and create swirls for the glaze to break over and gather on during the melt.
Comment by Dave Hodapp on November 29, 2012 at 8:58pm

When you say you swirl some slip, is the slip just made up of the clay body, or a different clay? Does it have some other materials in it to promote interaction with the glazes?


Comment by Donna Kat on November 29, 2012 at 2:04pm

Yes it did Joe.  I can now ago be envious with knowledge to make me feel better.

Comment by Joe Shaw on November 29, 2012 at 1:46pm


I used SCM and Randy's Red.

I sprayed the SCM on the interior of the bowl and then I dipped the bowl in Randy's Red w/ Spanish RIO.

I like to swirl some slip in the bowl right after it's thrown to get some interesting glaze breaks.

I hope this answers your questions.

Joe Shaw

Comment by Donna Kat on November 29, 2012 at 1:40pm

This is simply strikingly beautiful.  May I ask what glazes you used and did you spray?


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