In general low fire glazes are used on earthenware clay or slip cast bisque. On 04 bisque brush on three FLOWING coats, allowing each coat to dry. (otherwise if the first coat is wet you will be wiping it off). A criss-cross pattern is recommended for even coverage.
When dry fire to cone 06.
Read the labels for specific product information.
Lead free and dinnerware-safe glazes that produce a gloss finish in a range of colors. Some are transparent and some are opaque (or somewhere in-between.) They are all food safe and lead free. (fire to cone 06).
Envision yourself with the best – quality nontoxic, dinnerware-safe glazes in colors you love! Envision™ Glazes work with a variety of decorating techniques and produce a distinctively smooth and elegant appearance in intense colors ranging from opaque to transparent.
See the world in vibrant color! Envision™ Glazes are perfect for ceramists, schools and finished-ware manufacturers!
Use over and under Concepts underglazes for unusual effects
Say Welcome Back to Courtyard Glazes!! We listened -- and have brought back these wonderful glazes due to popular demand!
Remember when “cracking” was a bad thing? Sidewalks, windows, cups … Thank goodness that’s a thing of the past, thanks to Crackles™ Glazes! Use them to add character to your pieces; these specially formulated glazes create cracks similar to crazing when fired, resulting in a distinctive aged, antique look.
For extra depth, highlight the cracks created in the firing by antiquing the piece with ink or acrylic paint.
Set off fireworks of color on your pieces with Duncan® Crystals Glazes™! These unique glazes create bright, multicolored bursts and specks when fired, resulting in a different finish every time.
With Crystals Glazes, color crystals move throughout the glaze during firing, creating a distinctively interesting appearance. Each result depends on the size of the crystal, slope of the piece and temperature of the fire. Like the excitement of fireworks festivities, you’ll love the pops of color from Crystals Glazes!
Colors are available in 4 oz. jars, and assorted colors are also available in pints.
Duncan Paints introduces Duncan Designer Glazes™, a line of premium ceramic arts glazes inspired by Fashion Couture to turn fashion designer elements into home décor! Now. Create decorative pieces for the home that imitate the fabrics, textures, and colors people love to wear! The lustrous finish, accented by the unique color breaks make each piece – simply stunning! “It’s all about a high-end look for your home while expressing your personal style, Bringing the fashion designer’s palette into home décor will make living spaces reflect the individuality of the homeowner while utilizing the shapes and natural elements of ceramic arts!”
With fashionably named colors like Distressed Denim, Organza Orange, Carbon Chiffon, Natural Linen, Forest Flannel, Crimson Chenille, Khaki Canvas, Teal Tweed and Saffron Silk, Duncan Designer Glazes™ instantly bring to mind everyone’s favorite fabrics that are sure to inspire one-of-a-kind creations. The lustrous finish, accented by the unique color breaks these glazes produce, will make each piece….a masterpiece!
The consistent results that Duncan Designer Glazes™ provide, coupled with their versatility and ease of use make these glazes ideal for both the casual ceramist and professional alike. Use in combination with other Duncan glazes and underglazes as well as in combination with each other.
Learning About French Dimensions.
1. Apply with squeeze bottle.
2. Maintain steady squeeze pressure.
3. Fire to shelf cone 06.
4. Do not touch bottle tip to ware (this may cause the French Dimensions to flatten).
5. Apply to shelf cone 04 bisque (or greenware, depending on technique)
Tips & Techniques
1. Popularly used with the stained glass technique. Create design outline on greenware; fire to shelf cone 04; fill design with various glaze colors; glaze fire to shelf cone 06.
2. Use in combination with other glazes for intriguing looks.
3. Use to create lace effects.
4. Use to outline design on ware.
5. Great for lettering, including From: and To: in birthday gifts.
6. Great for making dots.
Health & Safety
1. Nontoxic and lead-free, but not recommended for use on food containers due to raised surface.
These low-fire, food-safe glazes features a sophisticated palette that joins rich color with intense sparkle that is perfect for all-over shimmer or for adding gorgeous accents to your glaze and underglaze projects. Innovative, opulent and fun, treat you to the beauty and sheen of Duncan® Shimmer Glazes.
Created with an innovative new formula that's never been on the market before, Shimmer Glazes are nontoxic for all ages to use; they're even not dangerous to decorate dinnerware with! Pair them with Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes and Duncan® Envision Glazes® for endless creative possibilities.
Features and Benefits:
•Fires cone 06 to cone 6
•Available in a popular array of colors
•Each container includes various sized chips
•Combine and use with any glaze for one-of-a-kind results
Metallic Glazes are applied to cone 04 bisque, then fired to cone 04
(SY1024 Antique Pewter fires to shelf cone 06).
Duncan® True Matte Glazes exude modern appeal, Deep rich colors and pastels are here to stay and have evolved from sweet to sophisticated. This nontoxic, food-safe glaze consists of 8 fresh colors developed to accentuate your design. The smooth matte finish creates a refined look whether painted in monochromatic hues, paired with bright colors, or used in a Majolica technique.
Features and Benefits:
Satin Glazes are so named because of their soft, muted sheen. They move very little during firing, which makes them ideally suited for creative design work, majolica and controlled glazing techniques.
Most Satin Glazes produce a smooth, opaque matte finish. Clear Satin Glaze is transparent. Because Satin Glazes move very little in the glaze firing, they are an excellent choice for creative design work and controlled glazing techniques. The Satin Glazes are all nontoxic, dinnerware safe, and Overglaze compatible.
The wonder and mystery of the old world come alive with Duncan® Renaissance Glazes™, a premier mid-range glaze that modernizes art history. The line of eight unique glazes provides limitless opportunities to embrace the rustic, ancient, historical and artistic perspectives of the 16th century…all with the ease of application that the Duncan® Ceramic brand is known for. People love to create with Renaissance Glazes™ because the unique and unexpected color breaks once fired ensure individuality of expression. Renaissance Glazes™ are available in a new, easy-to-use pints.
The colors and durability you desire at a mid-range temperature. True Matte 5 Glazes are ready-to-use colors that fire to a soft, porcelain finish and can be used on a variety of clays, each providing distinctive modern effects for your artistic vision.