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Shallow dish with tissue transfer motifs

Celia UK
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Experimenting with bought tissue transfers and stencils as resist. Thrown white earthenware. Dipped in transparent glaze & fired to 1100oC in an electric kiln.


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2016

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I love this Celia!  I see no signs of crawling either!   I am trying to wrap my head about the tissue transfers and the stencils.  You lay the stencil on the bowl and then apply the dampened tissue over it?

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Yes that's about it Roberta. Stencils with the motif being the negative part (the holes). This one was actually some flower wrapping paper that was holey all over and I cut small pieces, laid them around the bowl, cut small pieces of tissue transfer paper, laid on top, sprayed lightly with water, rubbed them gently with a rubber tipped tool, left to dry then peeled off and removed the stencil.

The creamer stencil I made myself on a Silhouette stencil machine, cut from thin plastic film (thin filing wallets) as it's flexible enough for the curves. Same process. Lots of potential and given the price of stencils - quite a good use of them.

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