When to use Magic Water? It's used when the bond between two pieces of clay is a suspect for cracking during drying or bisque firing. Cracks can occur in the following conditions: When one piece of clay dries faster than the other which typically occurs when it has a smaller mass or thinner than the other piece (e.g., a mug handle). When one clay piece is applied to another piece that is already a dryer leather-hard.
“Does this come in blue?” Probably every potter who has worked an art fair or festival has been asked this question at one time or another. So, many potters keep a trusty cobalt blue in their glaze arsenals at all times. Cobalt is an extremely powerful colorant that almost always produces an intense blue, but that’s... Read More »