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I have been researching whether it is possible and efficient to utilize a gelli plate to transfer an image to leather hard or bisque clay. I am fascinated with layering and have used many standard techniques available. I am wondering if underglaze can be applied to the gelli plate then manipulated like one would to make a transfer. I imagine that if the underglaze can be kept wet enough, it can be transferred to newsprint or rice paper. I know I could do this without the gelli plate. I'm just wondering if there would be any advantage to using it? If anyone has done this and can lend some advise, I'd appreciate it. Thank you.
Hi all, Intermediate level-I'm trying to make some slip transfers with slips/underglazes with some of my drawings on leather hard pieces. I tend to use stoneware and/or terra cotta clays and bisque to cone 06. I tried rice paper, but it's too fibrous, it seeps into the work and the decoration loses clarity (see rice paper transfer photo examples). I recently bought transfer paper to try, it's a bit dry (I tried to use underglaze on this) and not all of the decoration transfers across to the piece. I used two coats of underglaze on the last try with transfer paper. I'm hand painting the decorations onto the paper using some of my drawings. I put the paper on the leather hard piece, gently wet the back of the paper until it has "traction" on the piece, then rub the decoration with the back of a spoon. I gently peel back the paper on a corner to see how much of the decoration has been transferred. This almost worked (especially with the transfer paper), it missed in a few areas, so I just touched up with the same underglaze. It'd be nice to be able to transfer the decoration with this type of application instead of having to touch up areas. Any suggestions for a better application? Thanks in advance! mel340
I'm beginning a new collaborative project with an Illustrator and to be able to capture the detail of her drawing's I want to use transfers within the work but I'm really struggling to find somewhere that can produce Gold transfers for a good price and without a large minimum order, can anyone help? Thank you