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Decorating Pottery with Clay, Slip and Glaze by C. Bell

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Published by American Ceramic Society .
Written in English


  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Pottery & Ceramics,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Decoration and ornament,
  • Pottery

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9486875M
ISBN 100934706050
ISBN 109780934706056

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Decorating Pottery With Clay, Slip and Glaze book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book explores easy methods of decorating Format: Paperback. Decorating Pottery With Clay, Slip and Glaze by Frederick Carlton Ball, unknown edition. 34 rows  This book is a practical guide to the materials, techniques, and processes of maiolica .   Lana Wilson uses texture and clay slip to decorate much of her work. It’s a a lot of fun to do washes of color on textured surfaces, leaving concentrations of the glaze or ceramic colorants in the sometimes when the clay slip or glaze is washed off, the color loses its vibrancy.

In this video pottery-making tutorial, Simon uses a white slip made from half china clay and half stoneware clay. Slip is an alternative to glaze for finishing a potted project. Simon also demonstrates an easy project to make a paint brush holder that will keep tools in place while using them. Watch this video demonstration to pick up a few ways to decorate a raw clay pottery piece with white. The Potter's Complete Book of Clay and Glazes: A Comprehensive Guide to Formulating, Mixing, Applying and Firing Clay Bodies and Glazes by James Chappell avg rating — 21 ratings. One method of decorating pottery is to do slip paintings. Multiple colored slips can be applied to create pictures or designs on the damp or leather-hard clay surface. Like traditional painting, slip painting is usually done with a brush because the slip can also be trailed or dabbed on with a sponge or the fingers. This is a video tutorial of decorating bisque with red iron oxide. Red iron oxide can be layered, fired, watered-down, and used in many ways to add a finish to a piece of bisque pottery. Bisqueware absorbs the color easily, so the two materials work well together. Pick up some new ideas for how to decorate bisque pottery with red iron oxide by watching this video ceramic design tutorial.

  Slip trailing is a great way to use clay slip as a decorative tool. Like its cousin glaze trailing, slip trailing applies material in lines using a slip trailer or other applicator. The big difference is that this ceramic decorating technique not only adds lines and patterns, but it also creates a raised surface texture that adds tactility to the decoration. Before glazes existed, potters would decorate their ware by burnishing it. This technique involved rubbing the clay with a stone to create a smooth sheen. Liquified clay (slip) was colored and painted on the pottery before burnishing to create decorative patterns. The same technique can be used by modern-day potters, using underglaze.   Gary Jackson shares a similar technique but uses wax resist and wipes off the extra slip.. 6. Spraying Glazes. Carol offers some tips about spraying glazes and the equipment that she uses.. 7. Colored Slip Decoration. Gary has some great images and explanations of some of the ways that he applies colored slip to decorate his pots.. 8. - Explore Scott S's board "Cone 6 Slip" on Pinterest. See more ideas about ceramic glaze recipes, pottery, glazes for pottery pins.