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Re: ceramic tiles


From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Aug 14 2002 - 06:25:15 PDT

Hi Donna, If the ceramic tiles are preglazed, you might want to try one of
the Pebeo Paints on page 518 in the Sax catalog. I've used them myself with
great success.
Judy Nagel
Sax Arts & Crafts
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Subject: ceramic tiles

> Hi to all you wonderful art teachers out there! You helped me so much
> last year! Thank you! Although I am not teaching this next FAll, I do
> have a question that I thought some of you may have some info about. I
> was given a large amount of ceramic tiles (the kind you put on
> entryway,bathroom, kitchen walls and floors. They are so gorgeous.
> Forever the packrat, I could not turn them down. But what to do with them
> now? Ideas from anyone? I thought of painting onto them, but with what?
> and how to seal them? I had thought they would make neat coasters for
> drinks and trivets for table serving platters, etc. But again, what
> paints would hold up under that heat? I don't have a kiln or I would
> glaze paint them. Thanks for your input! Donna Clark, out of the tent,
> and back home, just painting.
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