Usage Variations & FAQs
A: Apply PC-602 White Cascade and PC-603 Amber Cascade with a brush in 1-3 coats. Can be dabbed on at random, evenly or unevenly to create different flow patterns using a sea wool sponge, for example. PC-601 Clear Cascade should be brushed on as you would apply a glaze. Apply 1-2 brushed coats over or under a non-toxic glaze. Do not go below the halfway point of the piece, as the PC-601 Clear Cascade flows more. Pottery Cascade™ can be applied between color, underneath and over colors for different effects.
Other conditions that could affect the performance of Pottery Cascade™ include:
- Can be applied between color, underneath and over colors for different effects.
- Shape of the piece affects the performance of the glaze.
- The flow of Cascades is affected by the underlying glaze. Moving glazes such as
- Elements™ and Elements™ Chunkies will perform differently than non-moving glazes such as Foundations® or Stroke and Coat®. the bottom of pieces.
- Firing temperature, ramp rate and a soaking period may enhance the flow patterns.
- Avoid excess color toward the bottom of the piece to prevent drips from forming on
- Pottery Cascade™ are luster compatible.
PC-601 Clear Cascade produces a more flowing effect, and allows the color of the base glaze to show through. It can also alter your original color, creating a new color. It will form runs or you can direct the runs when you apply the product. PC-602 White Cascade intermingles with the other glazes being used, introducing pure white to the colors you are using, blending with the color. PC-602 White Cascade has a minimum movement and will stay in the pattern that you apply it in. The degree of movement of PC-603 Amber Cascade is moderate and allows the color of the base glaze to show through.
Yes, Pottery Cascade™ can be used alone.
Yes, but always test first before undertaking a major project.