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Re: acrylics and kilns


From: JPeterson-Shea (jpeterso_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Feb 08 2002 - 12:16:40 PST

you will not want to refire a piece that has acrylic or tempera on it, however
if you want to have a shiny protected surface spray shelack in several light
coats does a nice job.
Hope this helps

Jayna Huffines wrote:

> Hi all, can anyone tell me if I can paint a bisqued
> clay piece with tempera or acrylics, overglaze it, and
> fire it so it will be shiny and protected? My students
> swear up and down that they have seen it done. I've
> never tried, but it would be so awesome if it was
> possible. Is it?
> Jayna
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