Cone Six CERAMIC GLAZES: DESCRIPTIONS
Note: Shiny glazes run more than matte glazes, be careful not to have glazes too thick at the bottom of the pot.
- Floating Blue: Shiny, semi-transparent, dark blue goes to brown where thin
- Waxwing Brown: shiny, Medium brown, opaque. Good mixer with blues.
- Oil Spot Black: Shiny, opaque black with slight oil slick look
- Silver-fleck Matt Black: Matt, opaque black with tiny flecks of silver
- Chrome Tin Red: Shiny, Semi-opaque beet red; goes to gray where thin: runny
- Hieno-Render White: Opaque, semi-mat white, creamy color; reveals iron specks in clay
- Vera’s Green: shiny, semi-transparent green with slight bluish tint where thick
- Honey: shiny, Semi-transparent milkish color. Tends towards bluish-white where thick. Excellent used over other glazes for accent.
- Example: turns Vera’s green to bright teal.
- Shimmer Blue: semi-mat; opaque, denim blue
- Waste #1: shiny, greenish black, semi-transparent
- Waste #2: shiny, transparent umber
- Waste #3: shiny, transparent, green where thin; goes to blue where thick
- Hansen’s Clear: shiny, clear glaze. Main use is over colored slips.
- Rachel’s Best: Shiny, semi-opaque, blackish green olive
- Red-Orange Rust: Shiny, semi-opaque, rust color
- Eucalyptus: Matt, opaque, blue-green, reveals iron spots in clay
- Fake Ash: Shiny, semi-opaque; runny light olive green color with brownish runs.
- Ali: Shiny; semi-transparent; medium brownish olive color
- Black Gold: Opaque, matt, black with gold luster
- Hare’s Foot: Shiny, transparent, bluish brown
- Jun Base: Shiny, opaque white with slight bluish cast