How Do You Paint A Wheel Thrown Clay Pot?

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How Do You Paint A Wheel Thrown Clay Pot?

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Frequently people refer to glazing pottery as painting pottery. The terms may be used synonymously but it isn’t really painting the pottery. The decorations that you create with the colored glaze still have to be fired after you’re done with the glazing. Choose the type and color of glaze that works for your piece. Different glazes need to be fired at different temperatures, so think about the temperature that you’ll fire your pot at. Pick a type of finish. Some glazes have a matte finish, like the underglaze. Other glazes, such as the invasion glaze, are shiny when they’re fired. Mix the glazes carefully. Mixing types of glazes can create some really neat effects. However, some glazes don’t go well together and you can have a disaster on your hands. Experiment with layering glazes.Do an underglaze first and allow it to dry. Then dip a second different glaze on top of that, allowing a bit of the first color to show. Once it’s dry, dip again, allowing a bit of the second color to show a

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