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Re: What to do with alot of slip?


From: Susan Bennett (sbennett_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Feb 18 2002 - 08:10:51 PST

Hi, How much do nicrome setters cost? What do they look like? Do you have
page number and info from any catalogues? Susan in Ohio
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Subject: Re: What to do with alot of slip?

> Get some paper paint cups (see supply catalogue of your choice) or
> cups (paper). Pour 1/4" amount of slip into each cup. Next day - remove
> dried disks from cup. Fire all before giving to kiddies. Distribute
> disks (say that one 5x fast)
> and let kids draw with underglaze pencils or paint with underglazes on the
> disk. Let underglazes dry. DIP when dry into transparent glaze. Let
> dry..........and fire...if glazing the backside as well as the picture
> surface, use nicrome setters so they don't fire to the kiln shelves...(not
> good thing to happen)
> You may even try marbelizing the slip while in the cups by pouring some
> liquid underglazes in the cup too and swirling the ug with a toothpick in
> slip.
> The end result.............pins or pendants Good luck........mARTy Reid
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