Volcanic Glow Mayco Element

Item: EL-211

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Product Description

Cone 06: Volcanic Glow is a glossy, dark grayish taupe glaze with a brown stain. It has large red crystals.



Cone 6: Base glaze changes to brown/gold and breaks over texture; crystals melt and are red/blue. Enhanced mobility. Surface issues may occur.



TIP: This glaze WILL move. Take care when using on vertical pieces reduce glaze thickness towards the bottom third to minimize run-off. This glaze will pinhole at three coats.



Elements Chunkies were designed to simulate the aesthetic, movement and interest of mid range and hire fire glazes in a cone 06, oxidation kiln firing. Chunkies features a base glaze from the Elements line with the addition of crystals. The level of variegation exhibited by theses glazes can be influenced by factors such as the number of coats applied, combinations with other glazes, body surface textures, kiln atmosphere and temperatures. Elements Chunkies will move - some more than others. Understanding each glaze's temperment, how each glaze can be applied, will lead to more successful results.



118ml


Mayco Elements F.A.Q

How do I apply Elements™?



Apply to properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Use a soft fan or glaze brush, depending on the area and surface to be covered. Generally three coats of glaze is recommended; however, applying four coats will produce a totally different look. For a different effect, brush on three coats and apply a final fourth coat using a silk or sea wool sponge. Element Chunkies (EL-200’s) are an Elements base with the addition of crystals. Apply Element Chunkies in the same manner as Element glazes.



How are Elements™ fired?



Fire to shelf cone 06. Allow the pieces ample room in the kiln for air circulation during firing. A heavily loaded kiln will affect the color and the float within colors. Elements may also be fired at higher temperatures, up to shelf cone 6. These glazes develop their own personalities when high fired. Consult Mayco’s High Fire Guide for individual results.



Are Elements and Element Chunkies Overglaze Compatible?



Elements and Element Chunkies are not overglaze compatible. When Elements are fired to lower overglaze firing temperatures (shelf cone 018-020), the original glaze color changes. However some of the matte finish Elements have interesting finishes after an overglaze firing. Experiment and make test samples before using overglazes with Elements.



Can Elements™ be Mixed with Other Glazes?



Using Elements with Pottery Coat, Pottery Coat Stucco and Pottery Cascade creates beautiful effects. However, intermixing Elements with other glazes is unpredictable; make test samples first to see if the fired result is the desired effect. Combining them with other products may alter the chemical composition and change their non-toxic status.


Product Specification
Colour
Grey, Red
Weight
200g
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