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Using a combination of two glazes and several sprayed stains, Dianna Pittis makes fish sculptures that accurately mimic the markings and colorings of the fish in nature.

That Looks Fishy: Diana Pittis’ Raku Glaze Recipes

Posted On October 22, 2008 2 Comments

In a previous feature, Diana Pittis shared the innovations she made to her raku firing technique to make firing her fish sculptures as efficient and successful as possible. Check it out here to see her specially fabricated firing tongs and the raku cradle she made for her fish. Today, we bring you her glaze recipes and decorating techniques for acheiving realistic-looking surfaces. Through trial and error, she has come up with a way to stay true to the form she is trying to replicate. It looks fishy to me!