Ceramic glaze levels for analysis

As a glaze nerd I like to make rows. That’s why I use the “viewpoints” of Tony Hanssen (digitalfire) when analyzing glazes. From him I learned four glaze levels:

  1. Process
  2. Recipe
  3. Material
  4. Oxide

Copper red glazeIn developing a glaze I have always had this theoretical framework in mind. I greatly benefit from this to achieve desired results, a finish that fits my ceramics.

In recent years more and more public data are available, also in the field of glazes. Can these new insights be incorporated into the existing framework or is it time for more perspectives?

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