Speaking for myself, quick, easy and reliable results are what I dream of, with as little thinking as possible. I find that If can work in handfuls, spoons and buckets instead of ounces or grams, life suddenly becomes less of a chore.The easy going approach spilled over into the whole area of surface treatment and removed the feeling that glazes could be overtired, under fired and go "wrong". In my my more expressive work it actually became more normal to look for and respond positively to "faults"and to enjoy the immense variety of activity that melting minerals can perform. A system of half and half , of 50/50, of equal volume quantities, spoons, cups, buckets, of many ingredients produced very interesting results.
Time for action------Take any earth material and mix fifty-/fifty with frit.
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