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Re: Acrylic paint in the kiln

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From: Alix E. Peshette (apeshet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Nov 22 2000 - 09:05:37 PST


Hi Wendy,
What surface effect were you going for with acrylic paint? It
usually comes out looking more like a stain on bisque ware than a
bright opaque surface. You can try spraying the acrylic surface
with a clear acrylic gloss spray to add some gloss to the projects.

-Alix

Date sent: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 08:17:03 -0800 (PST)
From: Wendy Birch <wendy570@yahoo.com>
Subject: Acrylic paint in the kiln
To: ArtsEdNet Talk <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
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> Help please!
> My seventh graders made castles out of clay and I had
> them paint them with acrylic paints. The paint does
> not look very good so I was hoping that they could
> cover the paint with glaze. Has anyone ever fired
> glaze on top of acrylic paint. I am afraid I might
> create a lethal gas and blow up the kiln.
> Thanks,
> Wendy
>
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