Slip is a versatile and ubiquitous part of any ceramics studio. It is used for everything from forming to decorating. Mixed with a little colorant, it can be used to create contrasting imagery or designs on your surface.

 

In today’s video, Tom Shafer demonstrates five different decorating techniques with colored clay slip. If you’ve grown tired of working only with glazes, these are a surefire way to wake up your surfaces. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

 

 

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This clip was excerpted from Pottery Decoration: Traditional Techniques with Tom Shafer, which is available in the Ceramic Arts Daily Bookstore!

 

 


 

 

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