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Laura Kukkee: Using Underglazes forSlip Trailing and Appliqué Techniques
by Anderson Turner
There is no shortage o application techniques using ceramic underglazes. LauraKukkee creates her decoration with underglazes on newspaper then transers itto a reshly rolled clay slab. She builds up layers o dierenct colored slips andunderglaze decoration on newsprint to create a very thin slab. Then she cuts theslab into pieces and uses an appliqué technique to apply the decorated pieces topots. She also demonstrates silk screened and inlaid appliqué.
How to Make Homemade Underglazes
by Holly Goring
Whether you want to make your own underglazes or use commercially preparedunderglazes, this article will provide a valuable understanding o what underglazesare made o and how they behave. Regardless o which way you want to go withunderglazes, knowing how they are made will help you know how to use themmore eectively—and that means better chances or success in the studio.
9 Artists Using Colorful Underglazes
by David Gamble
With so many ways to use underglazes, it opens up so many opportunities. Justtake a look at the eects Jim Kemp gets by spraying vivid colors on his teapots orhow David Gamble expertly obtains a sketchbook eel with thinned out underglazewashes. Debra Fritts applies layers o underglazes and removes them to achieveher stunning patinas and Rimas VisGardas maximizes the underglaze’s ability toprovide bold illustrations. These artists and fve more explore many possibilitiesyou can delve into to add lie and vibrancy to your work.
Underglaze Users Guide
How to Use Ceramic Underglazesto Add Color and Graphic Interest in Your Pottery Projects
Underglazes are basically clay-based materials with ceramic stains and metallic oxides added to create a ull spectrumo color in your work. They’re the astest, easiest, and most dependable way or you to add pizzazz to your pottery orsculptures or just an accent or an entire surace treatment. Like many other art materials, underglazes come in a widevariety o orms—liquid, dry, chalks, pens, and pencils—so no matter what your background, a ceramic surace awaitsyour colorul treatment.