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fake ash rivulet

updated fri 26 aug 11


dianamp@COMCAST.NET on thu 25 aug 11

Yes, the glaze you are looking for must be the Fake Ash listed in my "Glaze=
Forward" research.

When first asked about it, I denied that it was mine, because I am not a lo=
ver of
Strontium Carbonate and didn't associate that glaze with that material.

The French translations are also my recipes. Edoard translated them with my=

We have been using these glazes at EMU for more than 10 years, probably 15.
The only warning I have about Fake Ash is that it needs a good bisque under=
or a light colored body.

Diana Pancioli

(Did the tiles handed out have a pattern pressed in the clay? Then they wer=
e mine.)

John Britt on thu 25 aug 11

All these cone 6 reduction glazes have been around for decades. There are=
of book and magazines with cone 6 recipes for both oxidation or reduction=

Incidentally, there are no official cone 6 reduction glazes ...only glaze=
s that look=3D20
good in reduction. Same with oxidation recipes - they just look good in o=
Which means that you can just try the cone 6 oxidation glazes in reductio=
n and=3D20
add colorants that respond to reduction, namely iron and copper.

Diane may have included that recipe in her testing, but I think that Gold=
en Fake=3D20
Ash was originally Andie Carpenter's Fake Ash or Faux Ash.=3D20

Val Cushing had an article in Studio Potter June 1977, Harold McWhinnie =
University of Maryland Cm 1980, Cone 5-6 Reduction Glazes by Paul Woller=
y April=3D20
1982 CM, Gerald Rowan May 1985 CM, Anthony Bellesorte, CM October 1986.