Jeff Poulter's Blog – March 2014 Archive (3)

Chemical reduction

So this was my first attempt at a chemically reduced copper red of my own making.  Still fine tuning the formula & application, but was pleased with this first effort.  Many things still to try to work towards the perfect look!  jhp

Added by Jeff Poulter on March 30, 2014 at 9:14pm — 1 Comment

Really late Christmas, or really really early......

I have been testing for weeks & weeks & should have done the tests last summer, but I am finally almost there.  Fairly acceptable results, just a few months too late!    jhp…

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Added by Jeff Poulter on March 13, 2014 at 12:44pm — 6 Comments

Catcher-less crystalline

Hi Michael,

    here are the 2 tests that I fired for him.  On the brown one he had a run of glaze that he should have wiped off.  It ran & made the test pot tip over.  We fired them on just thin strips of brick.  jhp…

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Added by Jeff Poulter on March 3, 2014 at 2:35pm — 1 Comment

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