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Fired Products — EZ strokes

These are translucent underglazes that can be used on greenware, on bisque, or over other underglazes or matte glazes. They are more color concentrated than Concepts and will give you brighter colors. Majolica Majolica is a highly decorated ware reminiscent … Continue reading

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Fired Products — Cover Coats

How to Paint The previous post talked about different types of underglazes. Cover coats were primarily designed to use on greenware. You need to paint on three even coats for full coverage, otherwise is will be uneven and streaky. Make … Continue reading

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Fired Products — Underglazes

Fired Products come in three types: underglazes, glazes, and overglazes. Underglazes are basically colored slip and also come in three types which we will talk about today. They are painted onto greenware or bisque and fired (first firing–usually to cone … Continue reading

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Ceramic Paints — Nonfired (3)

Faux Leather This technique is nice on books for a leather-like finish, on figures for a paper mache’ look, or on other pieces for a textured background. First basecoat the piece with stain. Then tear up tissues or tissue paper … Continue reading

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Ceramic Paints — Non-fired (2)

continued from yesterday Granite Stone This is a non-fired, textured paint that is thick. After stirring, you can apply it with a brush or palette knife. It leaves a rough texture on your piece. After dry buffing with a sponge … Continue reading

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Ceramic Paints — Non-fired

Ceramic Paints are of two types: Fired and Non-fired.  We are Certified Duncan Teachers and use mainly Duncan products in our studio. Today’s post addresses the non-fired products. Non-fired paints These are acrylic stains that are applied to bisque and … Continue reading

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Silkscreen Projects

Last post we shared our silkscreen collection with you. Here are some of the projects that have been done: new Cutesy Dragons cup, plate, bowl set What to do with the Top Hat: notice the different seasons and different contents. … Continue reading

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