Getting the Most out of Ceramic Glazes and Underglazes: Using Commercial Ceramic Glazes and Underglazes to Achieve Color, Depth, and Complexity
Ceramic glazes and underglazes are varied and wondrous concoctions. Because they can be complex, as well as for ease of use and time savings, most of us use commercial ceramic glazes to some extent. Chances are, even if you are a ceramic-glaze-mixing master, you have a few commercial ceramic glazes or underglazes around the studio for specific pottery applications. Here are several approaches and techniques to successfully identifying, applying and firing commercial ceramic glazes and underglazes.