So readers, after Monday’s feature From Flat to Round: Screen Printing Glaze Patterns onto Pottery, are you ready to try using foam to silk screen glaze onto pots? Well, as promised, today we are going to cover the steps in making a custom silk screen so you can be well on your way…. Read More »
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Anyone who has ever struggled with unwieldy glazing tongs or dropped a piece into the glaze bucket because they lost their grip on the foot will appreciate this week’s Tip of the Week. Peter Sharpe of Rimbey, Alberta, Canada, came up with this clever solution for glazing difficult-to-dip pots. Thanks Peter! Dipping a bowl in… Read More »