Commercial glazes: Iron Red, Shino, Gun Metal Green, fired to cone 6.

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Comment by Nadine Mercader on May 13, 2014 at 2:49pm

Whose (brand) commercial glazes are you using and did you spray,  dip or paint them on.  I have done many leaf pots in the past but I love what the glazes did.  Leaves that are excellent for this are sweet gum trees,  these could be that or oak?

Comment by Sue Fancher on March 16, 2013 at 4:18pm

Well your efforts paid off Cindy!! I will be collecting leaves as soon as we are able here in Cincinnati Ohio. I look forward to trying your technique. I'll post if it turns out okay. Thank you so much for sharing Cindy.

Comment by Cindy C. on March 16, 2013 at 12:55pm

Thank you! I have no problem sharing... that's how we learn!   I poured Iron Red Glaze over the leaves then wiped away the excess.  I then wax resisted the leaves before adding the other glazes.  The leaves were actual leaves that I collected and rolled into the clay to make the impressions.  Good luck! 

Comment by Sue Fancher on March 15, 2013 at 9:56pm

Cindy, your platter is so beautiful. The maple leaves are a matte finish? What is your technique in doing the leaves (if I may ask) and glazing them? I am a beginning potter and a huge nature lover and am drawn to these gorgeous leaves.  Keep up the great work and thanks for sharing. ~ Sue


Comment by Cindy C. on February 19, 2013 at 4:09pm

Thank you!  


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