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After you have finished a ceramic project, it is time to choose your Amaco mid fire cone 4-6 glaze. For many, this means choosing the final design on their piece because the glaze adds color and finishes off the project. Once a piece is glazed the color is set, so it is important to make sure that you carefully choose the right glaze. It can help to learn a bit more about all your options.
Before you start looking at colors, you need to consider the type of finish you want. You have options, like matte, which is a dull, less reflective finish, or gloss, which is a high shine finish. There are also glazes that allow you to further develop the look of your piece. For example, you can get glazes that give a high-fire ash glaze look.
Once you have a general idea of the type of finish you want, you can begin looking for a color or colors. Despite what you may believe, if you want vibrant colors at midfire, they can be obtained. You just have to choose the right glaze. You can get bold colors, like orange, red, yellow and chartreuse. There are also deep color choices like black, brown, cobalt and burgundy.