Stoneware Glaze Combos

This gallery features stoneware glaze combinations fired on white stoneware clay, fired to cone 6 in oxidation – will be hard to pick which one to do first. 

  • sw142 sw156

    2017 08 monthly combo

    Interaction:

    SW-156 Galaxy over SW-142 Gray Matte

    3 coats of SW-142 Gray Matte were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Allowing for Gray Matte to dry, 3 coats of SW-156 Galaxy were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down.

    Round Chip: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Standing Tile: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically.

     

     

     

     

     

  • pink opal under celadon bloom

    2017 jul combo

    Interaction:

    SW-150 Celadon Blue over SW-251 Pink Opal

    3 coats of SW-150 Celadon Blue were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Allowing for Celadon Blue to dry, 3 coats of SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down.

    Round Chip: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Standing Tile: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw109 Capri Blue under sw151 Olive Float

    2017 06 monthly combo olive float capri blue

    Interaction:

    SW-151 Olive Float over SW-109 Capri Blue is dominated by the pools of greenish-blue dots, spots, and patches. 

    3 coats of SW-109 Capri Blue were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Allowing for Capri Blue to dry, 3 coats of SW-151 Olive Float were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down.

    Round Chip: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Standing Tile: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw153 Indigo Rain over sw134 Eggplant

    2017 05 monthly combo

    Interaction:

    SW-153 Indigo Rain over SW-134 Eggplant: Horizontal Round Chip - Indigo Rain's white matte base darkens from the Eggplant below, but the Eggplant does not blend with the glaze above. Vertical Standing Tile (center of second image) - the glazes blend more, creating a greenish-gray float (especially on  raised surfaces (see mug below)). The crystals block the white matte glazes from developing surface immediately below where they bloom, which contributes to additional development of the greenish-gray float.

    3 coats of SW-134 Eggplant were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Allowing for Eggplant to dry, 3 coats of SW-153 Indigo Rain were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down.

    Round Chip: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Standing Tile: Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw154 Shipwreck over sw107 Dunes

    2017 04 monthly combo

    Interaction:

    SW-154 Shipwreck over SW-107 Dunes creates intermingling and movement with the two glazes, producing streams of flowing color. Blues become muted, turn a bluish-green and the brown crystals appear as a rusty highlight.  Chip was fired flat; vertical pieces really encourage much more blending and movement (scroll down to see the vertical tile in the center of the banner image).

    3 coats of SW-107 Dunes were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Allowing for Dunes to dry, 3 coats of SW-154 Shipwreck were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces create oil spots that turn glossy where Wrought Iron build-up occurs.  Always test before using on production work.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw120 Northern Woods over sw155 Winter Wood

    Interaction:

    SW-120 Northern Woods over SW-155 Winter Wood restricts and subdues the crystal from developing. On a large surface (the vase featured in the front-page banner) the Northern Woods flows more and creates isolated spots that glisten through the dark surroundings.

    3 coats of SW-155 Winter Wood were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down .

    Allowing for Winter Wood to dry, 3 coats of SW-120 Northern Woods were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces create oil spots that turn glossy where Wrought Iron build-up occurs.  Always test before using on production work.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw111 over sw163 vertical

    Interaction:

    SW-111 Wrought Iron over SW-163 Soft Red Matte turns matte when it soaks into the red matte. Waves form as the glaze moves with the crests of each wave turning glossy. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-163 Soft Red Matte were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the top-down .

    Allowing for the Soft Red Matte to dry, 3 coats of SW-111 Wrought Iron were brushed on ⅔ of the tile, from the bottom-up.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces create oil spots that turn glossy where Wrought Iron build-up occurs.  Always test before using on production work.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw112 TigersEye under sw148 LimeShower

    Interaction:

    SW-148 Lime Shower over SW-112 Tiger's Eye produces an semi-opaque mixture of jade and emerald with bursts of green and white flecks. Finishes to a smooth even texture, in which all areas are glossy  The mixture of SW-148 Lime Shower and SW-112 Tiger's Eye is a glaze combination that has a lot natural movement but is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-148 Lime Shower were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Lime Shower to dry, 3 coats of SW-112 Tiger's Eye were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw-125 Purple mint over sw-145 Tea Dust

    Interaction:

    SW-125 Purple Mint over SW-145 Tea Dust produces an opaque mixture of ochres and umbers with bursts of subtle red-purple which floats on the surface. Finishes to a smooth, mottled finish, in which some areas are glossy while others are matte. The mixture of SW-125 Purple Mint and SW-145 Tea Dust is a glaze combination that has little natural movement and is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-145 Tea Dust were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Tea Dust to dry, 3 coats of SW-125 Purple Mint were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw-109 Capri blue under sw-146 Aurora Green

    Interaction:

    SW-146 Aurora Green over SW-109 Capri Blue produces an opaque mixture of green and blue hues with bursts of bark blue and rutile crystals created from the crystals in SW-146 Aurora Green. Finishes to a smooth, glossy finish while slightly breaking over texture on the surface, as shown. Due to the mixture of SW-146 Aurora Green and SW-109 Capri Blue, this glaze combination has some movement, but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-109 Capri Blue were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Capri Blue to dry, 3 coats of SW-146 Aurora Green were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw146AuroraGreen under sw140BlackMatte

    Interaction:

    SW-140 Black Matte over SW-146 Aurora Green produces an opaque mixture of midnight blue to aqua and green hues created from the crystals in SW-146 Aurora Green. Finishes to a smooth, glossy finish. Due to the mixture of SW-146 Aurora Green and SW-140 Black Matte, this glaze combination has some movement, but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-146 Aurora Green were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Aurora Green to dry, 3 coats of SW-140 Black Matte were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile, being careful to keep crystals in place (fully load your brush and without dragging the glaze over SW-146 Aurora Green).

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw128 Cordovan under sw401 Mayco Flux

    Interaction:

    SW-401 Mayco Flux over SW-128 Cordovan produces an opaque mixture of light to dark golden hues with rutile-looking variations. Finishes to a smooth, glossy finish. Due to the use of SW-401 Mayco Flux, this glaze combination has some movement, but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-128 Cordovan were brushed to the bottom ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Cordovan to dry, 3 coats of SW-401 Mayco Flux were brushed to the top ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw144 Tea Dust under sw001 SW Clear

    Interaction:

    SW-001 Stoneware Clear over SW-144 Lava Rock produces a semi-transparent cobalt hue mottled with rutile breaking. This combo is semi-transparent when pooling and will slighty break over surface texture to reveal clay body characteristics. Finishes to a smooth, glossy finish. This glaze combination has some movement, but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-144 Lava Rock were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Lava Rock to dry, 3 coats of SW-001 Stoneware Clear were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw130 Copper Jade under sw134 Eggplant

    Interaction:

    SW-134 Eggplant over SW-130 Copper Jade will produce a medley of red-brown hues and slate-blue flashes produced by the Eggplant. This combo is completely opaque, and will slighty break over surface texture to reveal surface characteristics. Finishes to a smooth, glossy finish. This glaze combination has some movement, but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-130 Copper Jade were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Copper Jade to dry, 3 coats of SW-134 Eggplant were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw119 Cinnabar under sw135 Wintergreen

    Interaction:

    SW-135 Wintergreen over SW-119 Cinnabar will produce a mottle of red marron hues and a light frosting of green flashes produced by the Wintergreen. Throughout the base, there are bursts of solid marron red. This combo is completely opaque, but will settle around surface texture. Finishes to a textured satin and has bursts of gloss where red spots are visable. This glaze combination has some movement, but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Cinnabar to dry, 3 coats of SW-135 Wintergreen were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield different results.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw206Melon under 110 Oyster

    Interaction:

    SW-206 Melon over SW-110 Oyster will produce a mottle of orange and cream hues with flashes of gray variations. Where the combo breaks over texture, the clay body is visible through the sheer orange with collections of cream-gray shades in textured areas. Finishes to a smooth feel and fluxes where the Oyster is heavy. The combo has movement but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-206 Melon were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Melon to dry, 3 coats of SW-110 Oyster were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield a more dapple, cream-gray hue.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw116 Robins Egg under sw207 Chambray

    Interaction:

    Robin's Egg over will produce a slightly textured, mottle of violet and blue hues with flashes of light green hue. Where the combo breaks over texture, the violet color deepens with minimal clay body peeking through. Finishes to a slightly textured satin feel and fluxes where the Robin's Egg is heavy. The combo has movement but it is stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-207 Chambray were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Chambray to dry, 3 coats of SW-116 Robin's Egg were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield a more dapple, chambray hue.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw132 Mirror Black under sw135 Wintergreen

    Interaction:

    Mirror Black over Wintergreen will produce a mottle of golden brown with flashes of a gray-slate hue. Where the combo breaks over texture, a light brown-cream color is more visible. Finishes to a satin feel and fluxes where the Mirror Black is heavy. The combo has movement but it is stable enough tht it will not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-135 Wintergreen were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Wintergreen to dry, 3 coats of SW-132 Mirror Black were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield a more dapple, golden hue.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw118seaSalt under sw137StormGray

    Interaction:

    Storm Gray over Sea Salt will produce a variegated and lustrous gray with ivory patterning amongst crystal bursts from Sea Salt. Where the combo breaks over texture, more ivory is exposed with an ovrlay of variegated gray. Finishes to a smooth feel and fluxes where the glaze is heavy. This combo has movement but it is stable enough that it willnot run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-118 Sea Salt were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Sea Salt to dry, 3 coats of SW-137 Storm Gray were brushed over the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield more variations of gray overlay.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw210Emerald over sw121Smoke

    Interaction:

    Emerald over Smoke will produce a tessellation of blue, browns, and green hues. Where the combo breaks over texture, more brown hues are exposed with an overlay of blue and green shades showing. Finished to a smooth feel and fluxes where the Smoke is heavy. This combo has movement but is stable enough that it wil not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-121 Smoke were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Smoke to dry, 3 coats of SW-210 Emerald were brushed over the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield more variations of blue hues with brown overlay.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw209Charcoal under 127Olivine

    Interaction:

    Olivine over Charcoal will produce a tessellation of blue, browns,and green hues. Where the combo breaks over texture, clay surface characteristics are visible with an overlay of browns and blue colors showing. Finished to a smooth feel and fluxes where the Olivine is heavy. The combo has movement but it is stable enough that it will not run off of a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-209 Charcoal were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Charcoal to dry, 3 coats of SW-127 Olivine was brushed over the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield more variations of blue hues with brown overlay.

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw118seaSalt under sw205coral

     

    Interaction:

    Coral over Sea Salt will produce a variegated mixture of pink hues with crystal flecks from SW-118 Sea Salt. Finishes to a satin feel and fluxes where the Sea Salt is heavy. The combo has movement but it stable enough that it will not run off a vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-118 Sea Salt were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allwing for Sea Salt to dry, 3 coats of SW-205 Coral was brushed over the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield a more dapple, white texture.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw128cordovan under sw137storm gray

    Interaction:

    Storm Gray over Cordovan produces a mottle of white and golden brown. Where the combo breaks over texture, a burgundy color will show more visably. The finish is a satin feel and the combo fluxes where the Codovan is applied heavily. This combo has movement but it is stable enough where it will not run off ofa vertical surface. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-128 Cordovan were brushed to the right ⅔ of the tile.

    Allowing for the Cordovan to dry, 3 coats of SW-137 Storm Gray were brushed to the left ⅔ of the tile.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired vertically. Horizontal surfaces may yield a more dapple, white texture.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • sw135wintergreen under sw126polished pebbles

    Interaction:

    Polished Pebbles over Wintergreen produces a toffee glaze finish with floating iridescent light purple. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-135 Wintergreen were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Wintergreen to dry, 3 coats of SW-126 Polished Pebbles were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 252blueopal under 253greenopal

    Interaction:

    Green Opal over Blue Opal forms circuar patterns within a green-blue field.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-252 Blue Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Blue Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-253 Green Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 252blueopal under 128cordovan

    Interaction:

    Cordovan over Blue Opal creates a green-ish Brown crackle pattern below a predominatly clear upper level. Band of metallic red float on the upper level where the glaze is applied heavier. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-252 Blue Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Blue Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-128 Cordovan were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 252blueopal under 125purplemint

    Interaction:

    Purple Mint over Blue Opal is dominated by bursts of Blue Opal that whisp and speckle out, letting the Purple Mint to peak through. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-252 Blue Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Blue Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-125 Purple Mint were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 203rootbeer under 250whiteopal

    Interaction:

    White Opal over Root Beer creates whispy clouds of White Opal over a softened caramel sky. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-203 Root Beer were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Root Beer to dry, 3 coats of SW-250 White Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 133copperore under 116robinsegg

    Interaction:

    Robin's Egg over Copper Ore is dominated by brown-ish taupe dots, spots, and patches. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-133 Copper Ore were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Copper Ore to dry, 3 coats of SW-116 Robin's Egg were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • el132mirrorblack under 102silversage

    Interaction:

    Silver Sage over Mirror Black produces a pebbled, brown leather texture, that is both visual and physical in nature. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-132 Mirror Black were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Mirror Black to dry, 3 coats of SW-102 Silver Sage were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 131birch under 128cordovan

    Interaction:

    Cordovan over Birch creates a variegated, mottled pattern of blue and beige, with pronounced bands of  rusty orange appearing. 

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-131 Birch were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Birch to dry, 3 coats of SW-128 Cordovan were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 131birch under 119cinnabar

    Interaction:

    Cinnabar over Birch forms a creamy beige cobblestone texture that floats on a red sea. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-131 Birch were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Birch to dry, 3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 113speckledplum under 133copperore

    Interaction:

    Copper Ore over Speckled Plum create a swirled blend of both glazes, occasionally forming pools of Speckled Plum. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-113 Speckled Plum were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Speckled Plum to dry, 3 coats of SW-133 Copper Ore were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 106alabaster under 251pinkopal

    Interaction:

    Pink Opal over Alabaster creates an intricate, webbed visual texture that floats on top of the slightly lightened Pink Opal.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-106 Alabaster were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Alabaster to dry, 3 coats of SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 105frostblue under 251pinkopal

    Interaction:

    Frost Blue over Pink Opal turns the Pink Opal a grey-ish blue with streaks of indigo floating on top. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Pink Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 119cinnabar under 133copperore

    Interaction:

    Copper Ore over Cinnabar develops a light-to-root beer brown color, capturing pools of red within the field of brown. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Cinnabar to dry, 3 coats of SW-134 Copper Ore were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 101stoneddenim under 131birch

    Interaction:

    Birch over Stoned Denim produces distinct cells of light blue over a beige background. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-101 Stoned Denim were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowig for the Stoned Denim to dry, 3 coats of SW-131 Birch were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 253greenopal under 105frostblue

    Interaction:

    Frost Blue over Green Opal creates a field of dark blue, accented with areas of green and lilac.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-253 Green Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Green Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 252blueopal under 122maycoshino

    Interaction:

    Maycoshino over Blue Opal causes the Maycoshino to turn a brown-taupe color and allows the Blue Opal to fom blue pools within. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-252 Blue Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Blue Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-122 Maycoshino were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 252blueopal under 113speckledplum

    Interaction:

    Speckld Plum over Blue Opal causes the Speckled Plum to turn a reddish-tan as it floats over the Blue Opal.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-252 Blue Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Blue Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-113 Speckled Plum were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 133copperore under 119cinnabar

    Interaction:

    Cinnabar over Copper Ore creates black speckles with Cinnabar showing through. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-133 Copper Ore were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Copper Ore to dry, 3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • el132mirrorblack under 128cordovan

    Interaction:

    Cordovan over Mirror Black create a visual and physical textured surface that is silvery and snake skin-like.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-132 Mirror Black were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Mirror Black to dry, 3 coats of SW-128 Cordovan were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 128cordovan under 131birch

    Interaction:

    Birch over Cordovan creates a beautiful blue foam on a creamy tan base mimicking a coloful tide receding into the ocean. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-128 Cordovan were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing the Cordovan to dry, 3 coats of SW-131 Birch were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 120northernwoods under 250whiteopal

    Interaction:

    White Oal over Northern Woods allows the White Opal to pick up a blue coloration to develop a porous pattern - as if the color was dabbed on with a fine sponge. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-120 Northern Woods were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Northern Woods to dry, 3 coats of SW-250 White Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 251pinkopal under 108greentea

    Interaction:

    Green Tea over Pink Opal allows the Green Tea to break and float oer the Pink Opal, picking up golden-green accents in heavier application areas. 

    Process:
    3 coats of  SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Pink Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-108 Green Tea were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 108greentea under 251pinkopal

    Interaction:

    Pink Opal over Green Tea allows hints of purple to emerge in heavier arreas. Lighter coverage develops a porous pattern, allowing the green to show through. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-108 Green Tea were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Green Tea to dry, 3 coats of SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 104blackwalnut under 251pinkopal

    Interaction: 

    Pink Opal over Black Walnut creates pixelated dark greens and blues that float on top of the Black Walnut to create a reptile skin-like visual texture. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-104 Black Walnut were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Black Walnut to dry, 3 coats of SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 102silversage under 251pinkopal

    Interaction:

    Pink Opal over Silver Sage creates a seafoam green with hints of gold where the appliation is thicker. Where it is thinner, the green tends to float and allow glimpses of pink to show through.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-102 Silver Sage were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Silver Sage to dry, 3 coats of SW-251 Pink Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 302rutilewash under 203rootbeerInteraction:
    Root Beer over Rutile Wash: an earthen landscape full of physical textures. Some parts are dry and raspy to the touch; lots of physical character in the surface.

    Process:
    1 coat of SW-302 Rutile Wash was brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Rutile Wash to dry, 3 coats of SW-203 Root Beer were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 202pistachio under 102silversageInteraction:
    Silver Sage over Pistachio brings forth dark and light brown taupe precipitate that floats on a slightly glossy blue-green base.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-202 Pistachio were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Pistachio to dry, 3 coats of SW-102 Silver Sage were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 111wroughtiron under 127olivineInteraction:
    Olivine over Wrought Iron creates a brown mossy matte where Olivine is thicker, and gets glossy were the Olivine is thinner. Feels like old industrial metal.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-111 Wrought Iron were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Wrought Iron to dry, 3 coats of SW-127 Olivine were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 120northernwoods under 120alabasterInteraction:
    Northern Woods over Alabaster - what fun! Beautiful gold float where the two lightly meet (upper interaction area); gold float formation is subdued where the Alabaster is heavily applied (lower interaction area).

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-106 Alabaster were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Alabaster to dry, 3 coats of SW-120 Northern Woods were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • el120blackice under 105frostblueInteraction:
    Frost Blue over Black Ice creates a black and green metallic band. Areas of heavier application produce a flat black precipitate (upper middle part of the plate); light green metallic areas appear with thinner application (seen at the bottom line of interaction)

    Process:
    3 coats of EL-120 Black Ice were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Black Ice to dry, 3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, red horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 106alabaster under 123sapphireInteraction:
    Alabaster over Sapphire produces a matte field of light violet and bronze, with some of the bronze showing hints of green patina at the upper edge where Sapphire and Alabaster lightly meet.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-123 Sapphire were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Sapphire to dry, 3 coats of SW-106 Alabaster were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 127olivine under 108greenteaInteraction:
    Green Tea over Olivine reveals a subdued and mottled matte tobacco brown, with a slightly tinged green cast.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-127 Olivine were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Olivine to dry, 3 coats of SW-108 Green Tea were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Verticalsurfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 102silversage under 120northernwoodsInteraction:
    Northern Woods over Silver Sage develops a metallic, dark olive green dappled with taupe flecks. Underlying deep blues can be coaxed to the surface with thinner application of Northern Woods.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-102 Silver Sage were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Silver Sage to dry, 3 coats of SW-120 Northern Woods were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 104blackwalnut under 101stoneddenimInteraction:
    Stoned Denim over Black Walnut darkens the denim, producing deeper blues tinged with brown.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-104 Black Walnut were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Black Walnut to dry, 3 coats of SW-101 Stoned Denim were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 113speckledplum under 105frostblueInteraction:
    Speckled Plum over Frost Blue brings forth deep blues that surround pockets of rust and copper.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Frost Blue to dry, 3 coats of SW-113 Speckled Plum were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizotally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 126polishedpebbles under 104blackwalnutInteraction:
    Black Walnut over Polished Pebbles produces a highly reflective, tarnished gold metallic surface.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-126 Polished Pebbles were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Polished Pebbles to dry, 3 coats of SW-104 Black Walnut were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement ad interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • cg973alligator under 202pistachioInteraction:
    Alligator over Pistachio finds translucent shades of green overcast by a blackish-green float. The crystals from Alligator create windows to view the brighter greens below.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-202 Pistachio were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Pistachio to dry, 3 coats of CG- 973 Alligator were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • el122malachite under 105frostblueInteraction:
    Malachite over Frost Blue creates highly reflective, dark green metallic fields with wisps of light green-brown clouds in places where the Frost Blue is thinly applied.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Frost Blue to dry, 3 coats of EL-122 Malachite were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 105frostblue under 119cinnabarInteraction:
    Cinnabar over Frost Blue does not produce as dramatic differences as the reverse (previous image). Matte reds and browns show where the glaze is thicker; glossy plum peaks out where the Cinnabar is thinner.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Frost Blue to dry, 3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 119cinnabar under 105frostblueInteraction:
    Frost Blue over Cinnabar leaves a blue-purple band that is heavily dotted with red spots and grey patches.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Cinnabar to dry, 3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 111wroughtiron under 119cinnabarInteraction:
    Cinnabar over Wrought Iron produces a curious, darkened band of concentric circles. The development of these circle patterns is greater where the Cinnabar is applied thinly.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-111 Wrought Iron were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Wrought Iron to dry, 3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • sg202whitecobblestone under el123patinaInteraction:
    While Patina over Cobblestone are two glazes primarily fired to cone 06, the Patina results alone are very intriguing. It runs down the rim to create a creamy beige edge, and where it pools in the center of the plate, a crystalline-like green pattern develops.

    Process:
    3 coats of SG-202 White Cobblestone were brushed on the bottom  ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Cobblestone to dry, 3 coats of EL-123 Patina were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 100bluesurf under 119cinnabarInteraction:
    Cinnabar over Blue Surf forms discrete blue crystals and green pools that look like reptile skin.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-100 Blue Surf were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Blue Surf to dry, 3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 122maycoshino under 105frostblueInteraction:
    Maycoshino over Frost Blue creates the Frost Blue to turn a glossy dark green-blue with stretches of golden matte micro-crystals forming throughout.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Frost Blue to dry, 3 coats of SW-122 Maycoshino were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 117honeycomb under 119cinnabarInteraction:
    Honeycomb over Cinnabar creates a cinnamon brown develop with creamy spots and crystals forming beneath.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Cinnabar to dry, 3 coats of SW-117 Honeycomb were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 113speckledplum under 121smokeInteraction:
    Smoke over Speckled Plum brings about a taupe green-brown coat with flecks of copper peering through.

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-113 Speckled Plum were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Speckled Plum to dry, 3 coats of SW-121 Smoke were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • el121copperadventurine under 105frostblueInteraction:
    Copper Adventurine over Frost Blue creates a finely streaked mocha and blue haze that is glossy and translucent. 

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Frost Blue to dry, 3 coats of EL- 121 Copper Adventurine were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 104blackwalnut under 253greenopal

    Interaction: 

    Green Opal over Black Walnut causes a development of a fine medium pixelation pattern with the Green Opal evolving to a bluish-green. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-104 Black Walnut were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Black Walnut to dry, 3 coats of SW-253 Green Opal were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 253greenopal under 104blackwalnut

     

    Interaction:

    Black Walnut over Green Opal causes strands of gold to form within sharply defined blue streaks. 

    Process:
    3 coats of SW-253 Green Opal were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Green Opal to dry, 3 coats of SW-104 Black Walnut were brushed over the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 108greentea under 100bluesurfInteraction:
    Green Tea over Blue Surf creates a light blue float atop of the Green Tea.

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-100 Blue Surf were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Blue Surf to dry, 3 coats of SW-108 Green Tea were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 100bluesurf under 108greenteaInteraction:
    Blue Surf over Green Tea causes a green mist to form over a dappled blue field.

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-108 Green Tea were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Green Tea to dry, 3 coats of SW-100 Blue Surf were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 118seasalt under 125purplemintInteraction:
    Reversing the process from the previous plate, Sea Salt over Purple Mint results in a purple float on the Purple Mint with the crystals turning into a blue ice: you can actually see depth as you would looking through ice on a frozen pond.

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-125 Purple Mint were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Purple Mint to dry, 3 coats of SW-118 Sea Salt were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more movement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 125purplemint under 118seasaltInteraction:
    Purple Mint over Sea Salt pulls green tones into the Sea Salt and allows for a slightly greater expansion of the Sea Salt crystals. The crystals produced are a greenish blue.

    Process:

    3 coats of SW-118 Sea Salt were brushed on the bottom ⅔ of the plate.

    Allowing for the Sea Salt to dry, 3 coats of SW-125 Purple Mint were brushed to the top ⅔ of the plate.

    Cone 6 Oxidation, white stoneware body, fired horizontally. Vertical surfaces may yield more moement and interaction. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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