Vase no2 ruined with a badly mixed glaze:
Perfectly spun tapas dishes ruined by glaze too thick..
(least now I have learnt what I did wrong..!)
For the next pieces I will be doing, I have decided to use oxides instead with probably an overcoat of transparent glaze. I am also trying a thin layer of glaze for the big letters (see images below) which will hopefully lay mainly inside the lines of pattern.
I like more the raw quality of oxides and their ability to highlight textural pattern. Lets hope these work out like I want them to...