haldecraft — color chart

Color Choices: Low Stone

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Next up in my series of color chart posts are the Spectrum "Low Stone" glazes. They're called "Low Stone" because they are low fire, Cone 06, but they give the same results as a high-fire stoneware glaze. I'm relatively new to this line but have loved almost every single one that I've used. Expect to see me branch out into this line as I acquire and try more within this extensive range. As I said, this line is much more extensive than just the ones I've tried and chosen to bring in, below. There are about 60 colors in the...

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Color Choices: Courtyard

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Next in my series of color chart posts are the Duncan Courtyard glazes. These rank among my favorite, for the matte finish and the lightly speckled look to them. They go very well on both smooth pieces, where the glaze does all the work, and on carved pieces where the color fills in and gets darker in the carved spots. While Duncan offers about a dozen different colors in this line, I have tried most of them and have chosen the following to be in my regular lineup: These glazes play very well with each other (I've gotten amazing results...

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Color Choices: Cone 05

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Welcome to a new feature - color charts! Of course I'm starting with one that won't be like any of the others that I have planned, because these colors are ones that fire to a cone that I don't use very often. What that means is that while these ten colors are all gorgeous, they won't be compatible with other glazes that I will be doing color charts for in the future (although they are compatible with each other). I fire to this cone approximately every two months, so if you are interested in a custom order that uses any...

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