Question about Decorating Slip
Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:05 PM
I'll tell you what I want to do so maybe you can tell me if the simple: clay body, water and mason stain recipe will work for me. I want to do slip trailing on leather hard clay. I plan to use the same clay to make the piece as I use to make the decorating slip so they will be compatible shrinkage wise. To start I am going to use the decorating slip with no mason stain added I want the raised texture of the slip to cause the glaze to break over the slip trailed design. Will that work?
Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:18 PM
Kiln Repair Tech
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Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:47 PM
Most of us, in fact probably all of us on this forum don't hide any secrets. As Neil said, it's that simple. Sometimes with Mason stains, you can get a coarse bit of colour. Make sure you sieve through a 100 mesh sieve. There, I used sieve as a noun AND a verb. Go figure.
Posted 05 April 2013 - 05:54 PM
Posted 05 April 2013 - 08:36 PM
Professor Emerita Montana State University-Billings
Posted 05 April 2013 - 10:13 PM
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