For Flux Sake Podcast
CMW’s Matt and Rose Katz join co-host Kathy King to answer your burning questions about clay and glaze in a comical, albeit insightful way. Check out the latest episodes of For Flux Sake below or subscribe on your favorite podcast app.
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On today’s episode the gang answer questions about the rising cost of lithium and the advantages of diversifying your fluxes. They also talk about the slight color shifts that happen in clear glazes.
On today’s episode the gang answer a few questions about cone six, including one about electric firing, and another about firing cone 6 glazes to cone 10 in a soda kiln. They also talk about making lava-like effects on clay with vinegar.
On this extra spooky episode of For Flux Sake, the gang talk about flame ware, the best length of time to mix casting slip, and fast firing manual kilns. And make sure to listen closely for the special promo code for a 25% discount on our Glaze of Our Lives Workshop!
This week on the podcast the gang talk about the chemistry of raku glazes, the prevalence of cone 8 in European ceramics, and the intricacies of a fully melted matte glaze. They also share fun facts about Prisma color pencils and their use in ceramics.
Today the gang discuss three questions about clay, including what actually happens when you wedge. They also talk about the ever-evolving situation with EPK.
Welcome back for season three of For Flux Sake! Today the gang talk about fast firing, the best way to do an absorption test, and a pair of kiln questions about thermocouples and electricity types.
We are wrapping up our second season of the podcast and want to send a huge thank you to all of you for listening to the show. In this episode the gang talk about the long-term effects of throwing on your body, how to grasp the working qualities of porcelain, and how kiln cooling might change your glazes.
This week on the show we have a great slate of questions from our listeners. Kathy, Matt, and Rose talk about the effect of Terra Siggilata on absorption, flashing caused by soluble materials, and best practices for safely using luster.
We all know that disappointing feeling. You open a kiln and see a beautiful piece that looks exactly like yours, except that its oddly smaller than you remember. On this week’s show the gang talk about the chemical process that causes clay shrinkage, as well as, the pros and cons of using manganese for speckled clay.
Have you seen a lava glaze and wondered how to make that surface in your own studio? Today on the show, the gang talk about silicon carbide and its use in lava glazes, as well as answer questions on plaster pop outs and soluble sodium.