(PC) Potter's Choice

The Potter's Choice glaze series was designed with the potter in mind! These stunning glazes add fluid colors and effects to smooth or textured ware, with optimal results at Cone 6. To use PC is to step into different ceramic glaze traditions of many cultures throughout history. Try layering PC-40 (True Celadon), PC-32 (Albany Brown Slip), PC-20 (Blue Rutile) and many more for unique effects. Check out our PC Layering charts to see all the amazing results you can try in your own studio!

•Reduction Effects in Oxidation
•Variety of Colors and Surfaces
•Cone 5 / 6
•Limitless Layering Combinations! (Click on a glaze below)

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+ Glaze Brochure Page

Here is a downloadable PDF of the page from our 2015 glaze brochure that features the Potter's Choice glaze line.


+ Product Series: The Potter's Choice Glazes

AMACO's Product Series videos take a closer look at our equipment and products to help you choose which are the best for your studio!


+ Application Instructions For Brushing

The following technical information pertains to the brushing formulations of the Potter’s Choice glazes available in pints and gallons.

Potter’s Choice glazes need to be applied at a certain thickness to bring out their true beauty. Although simple in concept, applying the correct glaze thickness is difficult to convey. AMACO® tells users to apply 3 coats (unless noted on the label) of glaze to ware. Unfortunately, everyone naturally applies different thicknesses in a coating with very different results.

The following tiles should allow users to see if they have applied the glaze too thick or too thin. As a general rule we find that most people who are having issues seem to be applying glaze on the light side.

The first tile in the set is a thin application. The second tile is slightly on the thin side and the third is slightly on the heavy side. A good application (as intended) would be between tiles 2 and 3. Obviously, the final look to be achieved is up to the end user.

PC Glaze Application Tips

PC Glaze Application Tips

PC-1 Saturation Metallic PC-2 Saturation Gold PC-4 Palladium PC-12 PC-20 PC-21 PC-23 PC-27 PC-28 PC-29 PC-30 PC-31 PC-32 PC-33 PC-34 PC-35 PC-36 PC-37 PC-39 PC-40 PC-41 PC-42 PC-43 PC-45 PC-46 PC-48 PC-49 PC-50 PC-52 PC-53 PC-57 PC-59 PC-60 PC-61 PC-62 PC-25 PC-55


+ Application Videos - Brushing

Application is key when layering Potter's Choice glazes. To insure that you're getting the best results we have created a video and a pdf that explains our approach. 

Layering PCs with Tracy Gamble







  


+ Potter's Choice Layering

Clicking the images below will redirect you to the product page, scroll down and you will see all the layering combos. Each set of tiles has been glazed with 2 coats/ 2 coats of each glaze fired to cone 6 on our #46 buff midfire clay. 

The downloadable PDFs can also be found on the product pages. 

                                  


+ Potter's Choice over Celadon Layering

This section features clickable icons that bring you to downloadable PDF's of the layering charts for Potter's Choice glazes over Celadons!


               

 


+ Layering Potter's Choice over Shinos

Clicking the images below will redirect you to the product page, scroll down and you will see all the layering combos. Each set of tiles has been glazed with 3 coats/ 3 coats of each glaze fired to cone 6 on our A-Mix #11 White Stoneware clay. 

 


+ Dipping Instructions

Here are some helpful resources regarding the AMACO Potter's Choice dipping glazes:

Instructions Included:

 

 


+ Health and Safety


+ Potters Choice at Cone 10

Potters Choice Glazes fired to Cone 10 in oxidation

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