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First Time With Underglaze

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#1 Bill T.

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 11:35 AM

Picture is my first attempt using underglazes.  Granddaughter is a freshman at Vanderbilt, and I wanted to make her and her roommate something for Christmas.  Used B-Mix 6 already bisqued with Amaco underglazes.  Put 4 coats on then sprayed clear over it.  I was pleased with the way they came out, no smearing and the underglaze is bright.  Really surprised me since my hands shake and doing fine work is total concentration to paint a straight line. Attached File  P1000817.JPG   87.04KB   5 downloads

#2 neilestrick


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Posted 11 December 2013 - 01:03 PM

They look great! Underglazes are super simple, as you have now experienced.

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#3 Marcia Selsor

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Posted 11 December 2013 - 01:52 PM

Yes, they look great. 


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#4 Davidpotter


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Posted 18 December 2013 - 01:41 AM

we have under glaze markers for those straight lines..... haha :D

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 06:25 AM

Really nice and bright! Did you fire to cone 6?

When I first started playing with underglazes, they really faded! I switched to the neons because I am firing mugs to cone 5, and they stay nice and bright like your yellow. Did you use neon underglaze?

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