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Comment by Joan Hendershot on December 21, 2013 at 12:38pm
Thank you so much John for sharing
Comment by John McClure on December 20, 2013 at 10:31am

Glad to share, I use Richard Bush’s Nutmeg, Butter Yellow (source unknown) and Pete Pinnell’s Strontium Matte (aka Weathered Green Bronze). I’ll include the recipe for Butter Yellow at the end, but the others are so widely available I have chosen to not repeat them here.  I mask the bisque tumbler and apply Nutmeg, then remove the masking, next apply Butter Yellow.  Once the glazes are dry enough to handle I hand apply Strontium Matte.  So the result is a flowing glaze where Nutmeg and Butter Yellow combine and stiffness with the Strontium Matte.  Be careful in glazing and use a thin Butter Yellow.  If the glazes are too thick you'll be cleaning your shelf.

Butter Yellow

Kaolin-EPK            20.0

Feldspar-Potash    32.8

Silica                      14.5

Whiting                   14.5

Zinc Oxide              14.5

Lithium Carbonate    3.7


Rutile                        5.0

Tin Oxide                  5.0

Comment by Joan Hendershot on December 19, 2013 at 9:26pm
I love your tumblers, can you share what glazes you used?
Comment by John McClure on December 17, 2013 at 11:51pm


Comment by juli long on December 17, 2013 at 8:50pm

Cool glaze combo!



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