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Amaco Potter’s Choice glazes achieve the effects of Cone 10 reduction without the need for a reduction gas kiln or firing to high temperatures. These lead-free glazes are made to fire at Cone 5-6 (2205°F–2269°F, 1207°C–1243°C), in an oxidation kiln.
Glazes are available in pint liquid, gallon liquid, or 25 lb dry packages. The 25 lb dry dipping glazes are packaged in 5 gallon buckets for easy pouring. Only stirring is necessary before application. For spraying and dipping, glazes may be thinned with water. See manufacturer's instructions for spray application. PC-4 is not dinnerware safe.
For best results, follow these special application instructions for the following PC series glazes.
Note — Please see Resources tab for more layering and application techniques.
Blue Rutile needs to be applied heavily. Apply at least four coats. It will flow just a little and create beautiful effects.
Shino needs to be applied irregularly. Apply two irregular coats. Once you have used it a while you will see the effects you can get by varying the application.
Salt Buff has to be applied on the thin side. No more than two irregular coats are needed to get the random effect of salt glazing.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes can be used with a variety of techniques. Additional information and instructions are available. Click on a link below to download the PDF. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
Glaze Application Tips
Layering with PC-12
Layering with PC-20
Layering with PC-29
Layering with PC-59
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I love the Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes
from Raleigh, NC
Comments about Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes:
I have used the Amaco Potter's Choice glazes for years. I love how the different colors come out when used on textured clay and the colors you can achieve with layering.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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A little too glossy
I like this glaze set and the layering combination possibilities, but most of them are much glossier than they look in the sample pictures.
love these glazes
from milwaukee, wi
Beautiful colors and glazes. Love the texturing!
Potter's Choice glazes
from Hood River, OR
I had previously ordered these glazes from pottery web sites and paid large shipping rates. I then discovered these glazes were offered on the Blick web site with free shipping. This was a wonderful discovery! Not only were the glazes shipped free, but also they arrived quickly to the house. I wish Blick offered more ceramic products. I will always purchase these glazes from Blick when they are available.
from Durand, MI
Thank you, Blick, for ease of ordering, convenience and price. Free shipping is awesome too!Love my Amaco Glazes and all of the combinations I get to make.
Amaco Potter's Choice Glazes
By Jeff the Art Teacher
from Satanta Ks.
The only way to beat the deals would be to make your own glazes from scratch. The Customer Service and speed of shipment were the best.
By The Potter's Cabin
I was hoping this glaze would turn out more of a purple color than a wine color. I bought it & didn't know what to expect. The jar shows a purple color. With 2 coats, it's a solid Merlot (wine color). With 3 coats it's more towards a red purple. It's beautiful either way, but put at least 2 coats on.
from Durand, Mi
Thank you for free shipping and great pricing! Love Potter's Choice Amaco glazes
from Sun City, AZ
Would always recommend trying these and dark bisque as the color variations can be huge
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