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Three Beautiful Surface Decorations That Look Even Better Layered

Posted On January 16, 2015 2 Comments

I am in love with the surfaces Jen Allen’s pots (not to mention the forms!). While each of the techniques in today’s clip stands on its own beautifully, they are magnificent when combined.

In this clip, an excerpt from her new video Darted and Decorated, Jen shows how she creates a subtle brushstroke texture with an engobe, and then layers glaze-trailed patterns on top. – Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

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The Distressed Look: Using Texture, Engobes, Underglazes and Glaze to Create a Weathered Looking Surface

Posted On January 27, 2014 3 Comments

In today’s post, Lisa Pedolsky shares how she works in layers and stages to create her distressed surfaces. She also shares a low-fire glaze and engobe recipe.

Fig.4 Place the platter on a foam rubber chuck on the wheel and create the center spiral as the wheel turns.

Scratching the Surface: A Guide to Sgraffito

Posted On May 10, 2010 10 Comments

Three Great Pottery Decorating Techniques: A Guide to Sgraffito, How to Make and Use Terra Sigillata, and Creating and Coloring Highly Textured Surfaces is available today, and to give you a taste of what you’ll find inside, I am posting an excerpt about sgraffito. In it, Wayne Bates shares some great insights into this fun technique.