Not sure of how I glazed the inside of this bowl. Layered combo of C Harris Temoku, Nutmeg, Variegated Slate Blue, Juicy Fruit, and a little Water Color Green. At the middle of the sides glaze is transparent and has crazed. On Laguna B-Mix 5 on a shelf that went to cone 5.2

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Comment by George Lewter on November 4, 2013 at 9:04pm

Kathy, I use Harbor Freight HVLP gravity fed guns. I have three of them. See the discussion Spraying Glazes and my comment there on the guns. Because I am spraying an abrasive coating I don't feel it best to buy expensive guns that will be subject to the same kind of wear that the cheaper guns will undergo. Glaze solids will settle out and clog all guns but the gravity guns provide an easy way to declog and resuspend at least most of the glaze, without pouring everything out and cleaning.

Comment by Kathy Cameron on November 4, 2013 at 5:33pm
i really love your glazing I need to invest in a spray gun! What kind do you use/recommend?
Comment by Acácia Azevedo on May 18, 2012 at 12:07pm

How beautiful!

Comment by George Lewter on September 3, 2011 at 1:23pm
Juicy Fruit and some of the other recipes you want are in the Steven Hill Oxidation Project pages - Companion glazes and the SCM has its own discussion.
Comment by Deanna Baechtel on September 3, 2011 at 12:32am
Your Juicy Fruit seems to be very stable could I get your recipe
Comment by Jan Wallace on May 13, 2011 at 6:18am
I love this bowl!
Comment by Zoophagous on December 15, 2010 at 11:25pm
Very nice!
Comment by George Lewter on December 5, 2010 at 11:03pm
Thank you, Randy. It was totally unexpected to have that patterning develop in the bottom, as I was spraying with a large spray gun. Pretty amazing interaction going on there, and I don't know if I'll ever see anything similar.
Comment by Randy McCall on December 2, 2010 at 7:39pm
George that is a wonderful piece. Great work.

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