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Re: Sgraffito: how to?

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kjgordon_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Mon Oct 04 2004 - 23:19:10 PDT


marcia - you do not scratch through glaze usually you scratch through
another color slip applied to the greenware and then scratch through to
see the color of the clay body... you can make colored slip using the slip
rom your throwing water and some oxides like red iorn or even a mason
stain of your choice....add a bit to slip let the slip dry and then
scratch away...

> I like those Sgraffito pots by Justin Kramer. I'm unsure how to do this
> technique. I understand you need to scratch the designs into the glaze,
> but wouldn't the glaze spread when it's in the kiln? How do you do this?
> Thanks, Marcia
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> Also, check out my revised webpage!
> http://www.skokie69.k12.il.us/Lincoln/teachers/Lavery/index.htm
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