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Re: matt glaze/ clay

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From: Deb Mortl (dmortl_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 23 2002 - 05:58:21 PST


I LOVE the contrast between matte and shiny glazes when they are both used
together on a piece. Why do you want it to be shiny? My only other
sugggestion would be to try a varnish on the matte glaze, but I bet the
pieces are beautiful....

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>I put out this purple glaze for my kids not realizing it had a matt
>finish.>It looks awful with all the bright and shinny colors. I have tried
>a clear>acrylic spray and modge podge. It still looks matt. Any
>suggestions. Also>My kids got in to making masks in a big way- I mean a
>:big size". They were>formed on paper bases but I had 3 break in the kiln.
>Any suggestions how to"glue back together" and will the glaze be strong
>enough to keep it solid?>Thanks Gail

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