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Ceramics for Children
What you'll need to start potting!
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Favourite ways to dry out clay
When too dry to moisten
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Oven and Microwave Safety
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Greatest Greenware Mender E/W S/W
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antique porcelain
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To recycle quickly
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Basalt ware
Description
Brief History
Terracotta firing range
Terracotta description
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Why wedge?
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Did you know
About Decals
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description
Percection
Description
Simple engobe recipe
Slip trailing
Oxide Chart
Application of engobes
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Sprigs
Add-ons
Glaze toxic materials list
Remove unwanted wax
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Thin pieces
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Thinning
stamping
Before applying gold
Sealing gold leaf
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Application methods
Troubleshooting: Dull lustres/metallics
Poor adherence
Troubleshooting: over a textured surface.
Oil/water base brushes
Never patch lustres/overglazes
Removing unfired gold lustre
Painting large areas
Marbleizing liquid
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Contamination
Colour depth
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Application temperature
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Spraying
Brush Technique
The Renaissance Technique
Metallic pastes
Stir colours
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Design sectioning
History
Drawing Directly
Good colour
Marbleizing liquid with metallics
Metallic stains in antiquing techniques.
Remove unfired one-stroke
Colour ceramic slip
in combination with embossing glazes
decorate over a sponged-on froth glaze.
Description
Application
One-stroke colours
Thinning one-strokes
erase one-stroke from bisque
Adding to underglaze
underglazes and one-strokes
Applying one-strokes
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brushing one-strokes
apply one-stroke
One-strokes are not sealed media
Common faults
Thinning for air-brush
Using one-strokes
Uses for one-strokes
Curling one-strokes
Thinning your colours
brushing one-strokes
Creating a dry-brush effect
Thinning darker colours
one-strokes for outlining
Drying overglazes
China Paints
What is overglaze/lustre?
liquid bright gold
Troubleshooting: White spots
sponge to apply an overglaze
overglaze marbleizer
drying overglazes
Adding Oxides
Mixing
Mixing Oxides
Cobalt
Oxides compared to stains
Remove unfired oxide
Oxide over glaze effortlessly
The wonders of Glycerin
Iron Oxide
Copper
Manganese
Chromium and nickel
10 Oxide Experiments
Mixing slips for decorating
Recipe: High fired slip
Slip description
Recipe: low fire slip
storing ware for staining
Mixing colours
Create a marble effect
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Mixing stains
Antiquing a piece
When to use stains
Buff opaque stains
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Correct application of opaque stains
applying opaque stains
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Knowing where you have missed.
translucent stains
Bisque for stains
Dried stain will not liqify again.
Coat coverage
Sealer
Drying time
Stains outdoors
Absorbing stains
apply stains smoothly
Brush techniques
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Brushes and oil based colours
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Woodgrain finish with stains
Repair sealer runs
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Translucent stains
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An opaque stain
Stains on clothes.
Opaque stains are waterbase
Lace and stains
Stain safety
Spatter on colours
Antiquing with opaques
Terra Sigillata: Types
Making terra sigillata
Terra Sigillata; Description
Terra Sigillata: History
Terra sigillata: Application and Firing
Terra-Sigillata: Description
Duplicating cloth
Cutting intricate patterns?
Some ideas
Cloth for texture
Vermiculite
apply raised designs to wet greenware
Cloth/slip textures
Cut a hole
Ceramics Decoration
Texture tools
Interesting finish
A different texture
Easy Relief Surfaces
Wax resist
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drying underglaze
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Choosing the right brush?
Firing
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What are underglazes
Underglaze design work
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Stir all colours well
using underglaze
Underglaze use
underglaze application
Sgrafitto with underglazes
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underglaze colours
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wipe off rims of paint jars
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remove the lid from a jar
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When to Apply
polish underglazes
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Firing
Suggested firing guide: Stoneware biscuit
Drying for firing
Soft bisque
Suggested firing guide: Earthenware biscuit
For red glazes
cone troubleshooting
General
Bisquing cast pieces
Bumps in porcelain
checking moisture content when firing bisque
Loading the kiln
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Never bisque a piece that's not completely dry
firing greenware
Modeling clay
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Seal bisque
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firing bisque
Approx. firing times
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volatilization
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Burnishing
History
Black Firing Tips and Tricks
fire lace figurines
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Troubleshooting: fading colours
How to fire
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How Carbon Burns Out
Carbon burnout rate
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Thickness
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3 common ways to fire an electric kiln
electrical installation
Caring for your kiln sitter
Electronic controller
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Bisque
Firing down for high fire glazes
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Electric kilns, start on low
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Element coils
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Before plugging in your kiln
Kanthal Elements
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Glaze
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Electric: Wiring
Opening the fired kiln
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Ensure the right clay, glaze, fire
Safety
UV protection
Bisque firing schedule-electronic kilns
Use cones
Holes in lace or fabric which appear after firing
S cracks
Grey areas in red glazes
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Holes in lace or fabric which appear after firing
Pinholes in glaze
Overfiring
blowing
Glaze won't stick
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overfiring troubleshooter
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refire a glazed piece
Carelessness
Warped ware
Kiln ventilation
Proof Your Greenware in Your Kitchen Oven
Use cones
Mark your pieces
UV protection
Over fired glass
Stopping warpage and melting
painting glass
Supports for firing glass.
sagging glass
retain the shape of glass
Glass slumping and ceramic firing
slumping glass
Sagging
Sagging times
Prevent glaze on stilts
To get like firings every time
Suggested firing guide: Earthenware gloss (Alkaline)
reduction firing
fire pieces that go together, together.
Loading differences for greenware and glaze
Firing wet glazes
Ceramic glaze
Pyrometer: Uses
drying glazes
Misfitting glazed lids
preventing thermal shock
dry footing'
Textured glaze
nichrome wire'
Suggested firing guide: Earthenware gloss (Lead)
Thick glaze
Second firing
Removing stilt marks
Measuring temperature and heat work
Firing time is important
Glaze firing: Oxidation
Glaze firing Reduction
Stoneware
Firing reds
Read the labels
Temperature control
Suggested firing guide: Stoneware gloss reduction
Mica as stilts
Reduction
Removing stilt marks
Grinding pots
Suggested firing guide: Stoneware gloss oxidation
Droppings
Firing red glazes
Vitrify
Glaze and body fit
Kiln wash: not to's
Kiln shelf description
Anagama
Posts
Vertical setter
No two kilns are exactly alike
Plugs: Inserting
kiln sitter troubleshooting
New kiln
Ventillation
Levelling your kiln
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Kiln wall thickness
Venting'
lid of your kiln
purchasing kiln furniture
Loading the Electric kiln
Saving Kiln shelves
Oxidized firing
Using High setting on electric kiln
Kiln placement
Kiln wash: description
automatic shut off
Auto cut off temperature control
Firebrick behaviour
adjust and operate your kiln sitter
Protecting the base
Mid firing cycle trouble shooting
Loading around elements
Loading: contamination
Cooling the kiln
Star shaped stilts/bar stilts
thermocouple
Reverse the base
Kiln wedge
locking brace
Bat wash
Ceramic Fibre
Reduction firing
lid of your kiln does gap
Loading overglazed ware
Repairs
Loading Porcelain Glaze
Ware and your electric elements
Limit timer
keep a record
Setting a limit timer
Access to a kiln
Troubleshooting: no power after firing
Kiln Jacket
What is a kiln
kiln sitter troubleshooter
Kiln lid gap
Before firing
automatic kiln sitter
Kiln washing the bottom of your kiln
Opening the kiln
to get the maximum use from your kiln
Kiln wash: Alternatives
the top of the kiln
The bottom of kilns
Kiln Jacket Description
Uneven-firing/Gas
chipped area in your kiln lid
Troubleshooting:Electric Mid firing cycle failure
Kiln sitter convenience
New kiln care
Low heat switches
Kiln shelf re-cycling
Pre-firing
tile setters'
Firing Ceramics
Bar stilts
Removing from the kiln
Kiln problems
Always watch your kiln
Cleaning the Stainless steel
Kiln instructions
Kiln warranty
New Electric kiln run in
Pigtail
Adding shelves
Supporting plates
Loading: Glaze
Caring for your kiln
Cooling
Kiln care/outside
Shelves
Wadding for even shelves
Stilts
Loading: Flatware
Applying Kiln wash
Loading Electric
Loading: Greenware
Kiln Sitter: What it does
Loading: Around the Grooves
Using medium setting on electric kilns
A pyrometer
Maturing ceramic bodies
economical use of posts
Packing your kiln
New Kiln care
Peep hole plug Description
Stilts
Peephole plug fit
Things to remember when firing
Kiln sitters
Kiln care/floor
Kiln sitter: description
observation holes
Wear protection
Common sense
Firebrick behaviour
Kiln wash: where to apply
Kiln shelf varieties
Peep holes: uses
Kiln hot spots
Use sand to stop glaze running onto shelves
Kiln placement
Kiln furniture placement
Peep hole plugs
Spacing your load in electric kiln
Expansion and contraction
Cleaning the Kiln
Mini shelves
Stacking for bisque
Reducing warpage bisquing flatware
Keeping a firing log
Glazing to eliminate drips
Placing cones
Applying kiln wash
Avoid thermocouples
loading a new glaze
For Bisque
Staggering the shelves
Loading tall pieces
Shelving
Keeping a firing log
Bisquing lids
Don't over-pack
Glaze positioning
Loading glaze to stop bleeding
Moving pieces
Large flatware
How to load the kiln
Before firing
Overglazes
Fumes
Purple spots in gold
Troubleshooting: Black or white speck
Under-firing
Lustres and china paints
Plate holders insure even firing of china painted plates
Broken lines in gold
Weakening of lustre
Temperature
Troubleshooting: crystals appearing
Spacing lustres
Firing lustres
Kiln ventilation
Overglaze/lustre plates
firing
Protecting your kiln during lustre firing
Description 1
Description 2
Using a blower
Sawdust Firing
History
Technique
Saggars
How to do a Pit-Firing
Stacking and lighting
Post fire reduction
Firing Schedule
Do not use stilts with porcelain
Firing Temperature
Position in kiln
Props
Bisque
over-firing porcelain
Temperature.
Precautions
Stilting
Firing porcelain
Cups
Colour Maturity
Over glazes on porcelain
Fire composites together
Protect with silica
Preventing sagging
Silica for porcelain firings
Stilts?
Firing process
Approx cone temps for bodies
Cones: Description
Cones: which one
Mounting cones
Pyrometer
Use of cones
test cone
Description
Senior Cones
Junior Cones
Popular Cone Values
Situating your pyrometer
Cone placement
Use
Pyrobars
Pyrometric Cones
(Orton Standard)Temperature Chart
Pyrometer v cones
Description
the most accurate indicator of proper firing time.
You need one
using cones
Cone care
Cones/Limit timers
Preventing steam burns
American raku
Firing raku lustres
Firing Raku Copper matts
Raku firing tips
OH&S:be prepared and alert
About Raku
Raku Body
General Raku firing
Firing crackle glazes
History
Raku Process
Waterproofing
Propane torch for effect
Thermal shock
Exposure to smoke
Burn and fire prevention
Modern raku
OH&S/Be prepared
Bisque
Choice of clay
Reds/Yellows on greenware
Application
Witness cones
Firing Bright Reds/yellows
Firing Rate
Avoiding contamination of colours
Mixing oxidation and reduction
How to
Description
Testing the kiln atmosphere
Description
Soda Firing
Salt firing OH&S
Hand modeled pieces
Firing Larger pieces
To remove a stuck lid
Temperatures
Stoneware
Positioning plates
Time
Firing stilted plates
Firing large or flat pieces
Firing Reds/yellows
Drilling holes
Dunting: Silica inversion
Dunting Description
Preventing rims cracking
Recognising Different cracks
cracking: Even glazing
firing jewelry
Cracks Description
Firing reds
Check all pieces
Gauging temperature by sight
Substitute for hot waxing
Hand-modeling
S Cracks
High firing
Uneven heat
Stilt Marks
Maturing ceramic bodies
Cracking: Overfiring
Cracking: Thickness variations
Make a cone holder
Firing flat pieces
Shivering
Crazing
Dunting:Thermal Shock
Preventing cracking: Fast drying
Changes in firing
Clays
Description
Things to learn
Glazes
Effects
Application
Antique glazes
Too thin an application
Using sand
Waxing: application
Waxing: Lids
Dipping Description
a lot of streaks or running of glaze
Know your brush tendency
Greyed red family glazes
Air-brush(Emergency)
Removing glaze from base
Texture glazes in combination
Different glaze effects
Coverage
Dry between coats
apply glaze
Clear glaze
Wax Resist
Satin glaze
To avoid pinholes
To avoid pitting and pinholes
Pouring
Spraying
Brush-on Glazes
Running
Nozzles of spray cans
Glaze Application: Pouring
brush for applying glazes.
Glaze Application:Dipping
Brush Loading
Best Brush on Technique
Dipping
Spraying
Applying semi-matte or satin glazes
Matte-glazes
Speckle glazes
Preventing pinholes
Airbrushed: Protect a piece
Textured glazes
Layout
Glaze the bottoms
Pouring glazes
Save little dabs of glaze
Coat marker
Semi-matte/satin glazes Smoothing
Applying Art glazes
Coloured glazes
Embossing glaze
Slips and stains
Take notes
Using slips/oxide washes with glazes
Dipping method
Glaze Application: Painting
Glaze Application: Spraying
Brush on: check labels
Layering glazes
Applying Matte glazes
Pinholes
Glaze an already fired piece again,
Spraying Glazes: Booths
Glaze on glaze
Waxing
glazes coming out with a grainy surface,
Avoiding Pinholing
applying crystal glazes
Glaze Application: Trailing
Different applications
Add a marble to keep glazes mixed!
Air-brush
Mixing: adding a marble to a jar of stain
application of transparent glazes
Remove dust
Mixing the glaze
Pattern base
Froth or foam effects
Froth
Textured glazes/ brocades/flairs
What are they?
Effect
The size of crystals
Recipe: Black and blue with silvery spots
Recipe: Glossy orange yellow
Recipe:Glossy light to turquoise blue
Recipe: Glossy green and brown
Recipe: Dark and light yellow crystals
Recipe: Semi matt dark blue
Recipe: Semi glossy blue and yellow
Recipe: Silky matt mushroom-colored
Frit
Silky Matt Crystalline
Application
Recipe: Blue and yellow crystals
Semi matt cobalt green with yellow crystals
For special effects
Recipe:Glossy cobalt blue
Glossy yellowish with blue crystals
Recipe: Glossy gray, blue and brown
A Disclaimer
Mossy Green
Bleu de Ginette (Ginette's blue)
Transparent Flowing Glaze
Recipe: Brilliant Ink Blue
Recipe:Clear Gloss
A Disclaimer
Copper Green #2
Cream Apricot
Recipe: Bright Bronze
Recommended firing temperature.
Recipe: Clear Gloss
Recipe: Matt Clear
Semi Opaque Tan/Cream
Recipe: Aqua Blue Dry Glaze
Recipe Majolica
Tomato Red
Maiolica Glaze
Recipe: Jade green ash glaze
Recipe: Bleu de Sorel (Sorel blue)
‘low-fire'
majolica is the technique of painting over opaque glazes
Copper Green
Tenmoku Red
Feldspar
Metallic oxides
Opalescent glaze description
Earthenware Glazes
Bone ash as an opacifier
Make your own
Tried and True
Dry Glazes
Flux composition
Once-fire glaze
Textured glaze description
Speckle glazes description
Thinning glaze
Reds
High/Low fire-Your choice
Why Glaze?
Stoneware Crude glazes
Description
Essential components
Flux description
Acidic oxides
An opacifier
Matte v/s semi-matte glazes,
Alkalis
Liquid Glazes: commercial
Glaze Selection
Transparent glazes Description
leadfree glaze crazing
Dry Glazing description
leadfree glaze shivering
Understanding %'s
Bone ash: Description
Lead glazes
Spill base description
Basic glaze additions
What is a Flux?
Semi-matte or satin glazes Desc.
Stoneware Glazes Description
Unity Formula and Glaze Calculation Programs
Basics of a glaze
Making a basic glaze
Balancing your glaze
Description
Barium alternatives
Leadfree glaze problems
Glaze too thick or thin
Leadfree glaze testing
Experience the world of glazes!
Types of test tiles: Extruded hollow form
Types of test tiles: Thrown "T's"
Storing Tests: String together
Storing Tests: Boxing the duds
Why do glaze tests
Test tile attributes
Types of test tiles: Rectangular
Mixing glaze tests: Finding 1gm accurately
Mixing glaze tests: Sieving
Types of test tiles: Thrown Ring
Mixing glaze tests: amount
Mixing glaze tests: Let them sit
Mixing glaze tests: Knowing your level
Storing Tests: Boards
Types of test tiles: Round textured tiles
Types of test tiles: Extruded Squares
Types of test tiles: Small cups
Types of test tiles: Thrown hollow cylinder
Types of test tiles: Extruded "T"
Gold pens
remove mistakes when using gold
Metallic glazes
When gold comes out of the kiln with purple spots
Mother-of-pearl lustre brushes
Blistering or flaking of a lustre
Too light an application
firing lustre
Ventilation
Thinning lustres
lustre effects
Lustre resist
Wise use of your metallics and lustres.
Lustre brush care
Cleaning for lustres
Overfired lustres
contamination
Halos
Applications of lustres
Sealing Metallic colours
Firing lustres
Recipe: silver/gold clay paste
Under-fired lustre
Recipe: Red Clay Paste lustres
cleaning lustre
Applying Mother of Pearl
Burnished golds
multiple applications
multi-coloured effect in your mother-of-pearl lustre
Brilliant Blue Satin
Translucent Clear
Clear Crackle
Clear Gloss 3
Clear Satin Matt
Smooth White Matt
A Disclaimer
Clear Bright Gloss
Matt Textured Rust
Translucent Clear Gloss
Middle red with darker spots
Clear to Milky Crackle
Mottled blue ash glaze
Blue semi matt to glossy
Mottled brown ash glaze
Brilliant Ink Blue
Clear Gloss 4
Satin Mottled Eucalyptus
Clear Gloss
Clear Gloss 2
To get glaze to adhere
Glaze journal
Mixing a glaze
Glazes
To keep glaze from clumping
Sieving glazes
Labelling Glazes
Potters Percentage
Mix and strain you glazes
To prevent glazes from settling
Crackle glaze: application
Crackle glazes: even application
Crackle glaze: total coverage
Crackle glaze: development of crackle
Crackle glaze: accentuating the crackle
Crackle glazes: effects
Rusty Red
Crackle glazes: uses
Crackle glazes: varieties
Crackle glaze: application
A Disclaimer
Metallic Copper
Raku glaze application
A Disclaimer
Dry Alligator
Copper Lustre
Copper Lustre
Rusty Red Black Fire Glaze
accent the cracks in crackle glazes.
Rose-colored, crackled semi matt
Trouble with red glazes
Application
Shino
Black with brown or blue dots.
Shino glaze
Black, semi glossy oilspot
Dry Turqoise
Stiff White Crackle
Clear Crackle
Clear Crackle #2
Clear Gloss
Satin Matt Glaze
Celadon
Ashes in ceramics
Alberta slip.
Semi matt gray, green and blue
Semi matt golden yellow
Royal Blue
Blue Green
Blue Speckle
Blue texture
Turquoise silky matt
Olive Matt/Soft Red
Silky matt greenish off white crackle glaze
Shino #1
Shino #2
Black Gloss #2
Copper Red #2
Egyptian Paste
Copper Red
Olive Matt/Soft Red
Transparent
A Disclaimer
Albany slip.
Clear Matt
Talc White
Clear Gloss 3
Ash glaze
Sorelslag
Celadon Atlas
Recipe: A fat Celadon
Recipe: Light blue chün
Recipe: Copper red glaze
Tenmoku
Rose-colored, crackled semi matt
Satin Matt
Basic+oxides
Limestone Glaze
Very reddish brown, semi matt with darker spots
Pale /bright Matt Blue
Black Gloss
Matt Glaze
Ash Glaze
Plain White Gloss
Opaque White
Glazes coming out with a grainy surface,
Glazingsalt and pepper shakers
Salt and pepper shaker holes
a green glaze that won't take a gold firing?
Maturity
Bubbled glaze Remedy
create a third colour
Glaze starvation
Bubbled glaze Description
Delayed crazing
Crazing Brief Description
Glaze Settling
Peeling
Lead safe glazes.
Shivering Description
Pin-holing Description
Glaze Settling: remedy
Glaze flow
Test tiles DIY
Dunting in thin pieces
Refire a piece
Blistering
Transparent glaze Over-application
Crawling Description
Black spots in glaze
Uses
Crazing Description#2
Craters in your glaze
Greyed red glazes
Brush marks with matt glazes
Heat variation
Greyed red or orange family glazes
Remove the glaze
Crackle glaze
General guidelines
cloudy appearance with clear glaze
To remove glaze from fired pieces
Crazing Remedy
Pinholing Remedy
Blistering
Crawled glaze Description
Crawling Remedy
Shivering Remedy
Safety Measures:
Reglazing a piece:description
Reglazing fired pieces
Test tiles
Black specks
Decorating the yard with ceramics
Application
Finishes
Consistency
Application tips
Which brush?
Handbuilt
Start Handbuilding
Making coils
Handbuilt Ceramics
Slipcasting
Dry Clay forming
Ceramics Description
Where to start?
To begin
Wedging-Under-wedging
Wedging
Coil compression
learning procedures
Burnishing
Easy Relief Surfaces
Burnishing
Oxide colours
Carving without burrs
Sculpture Armature
Highlights in the eyes
Painting Eyeballs
Clay model:
Agate-ware: Stained
Agate-ware
Simple round mold: step 1
Simple round mold: step 3
Christmas decorations
Simple round mold: step 4
Simple round mold: step 2
Slab flop moulds
Variations on Pinch pots
Slab Mug
Textured cylinder
Make a dog or cat bowl
Making a coil pot
Variations on pinch pots 1
Slab hump moulds
How to make a slab box
Agate ware.
Simple slab pieces
Pinch Pots
Pulling Handles
Attaching pulled handles
Adding handles and attachments
Simple textured slabs
Rolling
Random texture
Keeping slabs useable
Good slab support
Basic preparation
Making Plaster Molds
How to make a test seive
For Coiling
Make a wareboard
Materials for basic handbuilding
Plaster in your clay
Mending greenware
Shrinkage
Firing thickcast ware
Firing lead free glazes
Timing your work
Removing slab canvas marks
Greenware
Firing too fast
Firing thick/Dry fully
Achieving clean cuts
Memory
Joining
Trapped Air
Ideal clay thickness
Perfect circles
Visible Joining
Great joiner/attacher
Drying tiles flat
Cracking/Exploding
Clay sticking to tools
To prevent clay sticking
Thick pieces/firing schedule
Thick pieces/Carbon burnout
Thick pieces/Heat control
Thick pieces/Cracking
Stresses
Firing Issues/cracking
History
Ceramics through History
Ceramic History
Inca pottery
The Making of Korean Celadon
Korean Celadon/description
The late 16th century
Bun-Cheong Celadon
Baek-Ja Celadon
Celadon (Cheong-Ja) - the Stuff of Kings
The Koryo Dynasty
White Porcelain (Baek-Ja)
Cheong-Ja Celadon
Brown Porcelain (Bun-Cheong)
Meaning of Design in Korean Celadon
Korean Celadon Today
Aesthetics of Korean celadon
The Tea Ceremony and Teapots
Wu Wo tea ceremony
Chinese wedding tea ceremony
Chinese Tea Teremony
By Sen Rikyu (1522-1591)
The History of the Way of Tea
Seno on the Spirit of Rikyu. The tea ceremony
An Explanation by Sen Soshitsu in Tea Life, Tea Mind
Yixing Teapots
History of the wheel
Hobby Ceramics
Antiquing solvent
Antiquing concrete
Hobby Ceramics
Description
Decorating with paint
Figurines paint repair
Composition of the eye
Iris portions of eyes
Painting eyes
A painted iris
Painting fine feature lines
Adding an iris
The pupil
Highlight the iris
Where to Highlight the iris
Printing on Ceramics
The iris
Producing good eyes
eyelashes on figurines
Painting the eyeball
Keep eye colours in context
Highlights in the eyes
Cleaning spray nozzles
using a spray sealer
Applying sealer
Links
The Art & Craft Market
Ceramics Links
Suppliers link list
Molds/Casting
Close holes
Draining small holes.
Plaster types
Cutting the spare.
Pouring large molds
Use the excess
Things to watch for
Procedure
A box
Ceramics Molds
Fill handles
Drainage
Handles.
How to
Slip casting: description
Leatherhard
Stick ons.
Double casting
Banding
Opening the mold
Rounding openings
How to
Slipcasting
Pottery Plaster
Two piece
Pouring
Dis-assembly
Draining
Small molds
Figurines
Mold lines
Between the fingers
Seams
Bone-dry greenware
For antiquing
Scribing
The bottom
When antiquing
Stability of piece
Inspect
The importance
Tools
Remove Seams
Sand Seams
Final step
Tools #2
Save Debris:Mender
1st Step
Mold Release/Agents
Water - Plaster
Adding plaster(end)
Plaster additives
Carving sprigs and stamps/testing design
Alternative
Drying your mold
3-D Casting and Tooling
Specialty Gypsum Products
Mixing plaster
Making Stamps/Positive
Adding plaster(start)
Mark your level
Making your clay master
Mushroom mold/description
Making your clay master/wheel
Wood Molds
Storage
Preventing undercuts
Drying
Carving your mold
Storing plaster
Slump to Hump
Water-plaster ratio
The perfect surface
Bisque Molds
Canvas Molds/more ideas
Newspaper Molds
Signature stamps
Mushroom molds/ making
One-piece molds.
Pour hole/gate
Casting box
Hump/Slump molds/Masters
Parabolic surfaced molds/wheel
Pouring Airless plaster
Notes/ Shrinkage
Making a mold with a master
Mixing airless plaster
Settling your plaster
Carving sprigs and stamps
Total de-airing
Smoothing your mold
Mold Release: Description
Why plaster?
Larger molds
Trimming and carving
Canvas Molds/adding feet
Mold Release/clean often.
Modifying Molds
Gang and Core
Broken mold use
A Block
Hump/Slump molds/ description
Mold Release/Reverse molds
‘hydrostone'
“cases”
Canvas Molds
Bisque Molds/slump and hump
Mold Release/Plaster Over Wet Clay
Drying
Keep insect free
Facts
Quick drying #2
Quick drying
Recycling
Mixing Time
Slip Casting Bodies
Specific Gravity
Viscosity
Smelly slip
Preperation.
Sieve alternative
Recipe: cone 06-04 Ceramic Slip
Measuring Specific Gravity
Recipe: # 10 Stoneware casting slip
Thinning
Drying stages
Description
Recipe: Terracotta Casting Body
Recipe: Porcelain Clay Slip
Making Deflocculated Slip from Turnings
Slip
Measuring Viscosity
Controlled Flocculation
Recognizing Under Deflocculation
Ill-fitting lids
Clay Recipe Problems
Air bubbles
Cracking greenware
Teapot spouts
Filling a crack
Greenware Sticking
Bad Draining
Brittleness
Casting-spot
Cracking
Flabbiness
Soft spots
Opposite Pour Holes
Common faults
Repair
Leaking
Handling plates
Bookend/lamp weight
Wreathing
Mistakes
Greenware breakage
Over-sponging
Over-cleaning
Sticking
Spilled slip
Easy removal
Faults in greenware
Separation in mold
Pinholing
Slow Casting
Specific gravity
Recognizing Over Deflocculation
OH&S
Kiln vents
Gases
Cadmium
Carbon Dioxide
Iron Oxide Dust
Kaolin also see silica
Iron Chromate
Storing Liquids
Asbestos
Borax
Lead
Magnesium Oxide
Gum Arabic
Lithium
Copper
Dust
Ferrous Sulphite
Sulpher Dioxide
Talc/Tin Oxide
Asbestos
Ceramic materials
Mica,/Muscovite,Vermiculite
Nickel Oxide
Platinum
Potassium
Barium Carbonate
Uranium Compounds
Carbon Monoxide
Chromates
Cobalt
Liquid Petroleum Gas
Manganese
Alumina dust
Selenium
Silica
Toxicity in pre-fired form
Vanadium Pentoxide
Toxic Material list
Toxic materials
Toxicity: Dinnerware
Resistance to abrasion
Footwear
clothing
Using dry ingredients
Electrical appliances
Test for acid resistance
Test for alkaline resistance
Testing for thermal shock resistance
Powercord extensions
Material Storage
Wedging
Provide Safety gear
Testing for toxicity
Floors
Keep your people safe
Spraying OH&S
Handling dry ingredients
Cleaning the workshop
Eating and drinking
Plaster Storage/Use
Occupational Health and Safety
To test microwave safety
Food and drink
Power accessibility
Health and safety data sheets
Kiln shelves
Benches
Ventilation
First Aid kit
Eyes
Clay mixers
Fire extinguishers
Auto cut-offs/failsafes
Lifting
Kilns
Gas kiln ignition
Gas leak check
Handling Toxic Materials
Raku OH&S: water plunging
Raku OH&S: Using LPG
Raku OH&S: Kiln area
Raku OH&S: Turning off the gas
Raku OH&S: If the gas goes out
Raku OH&S: Sawdust
Raku OH&S: Before leaving the site
Raku OH&S: Foot-ware
Positive Quotes
Potential
Science
Mistakes
Positive Mistakes
Be happy
Positive Quotes
Criticism
Facing life
My Faves #2
Do it
Integrity
Deal with change
Just do it
Life Instruction
Temptation
Where to start?
Change
Happiness
Circumstances
Change #2
Risk
Fear/Criticism
Failure
Courage
Patience
My Faves
Know yourself
Inspirational
Desire
Instinct
Happiness within
Expectation
Desire
Take the time.
I believe in you
Success #1
Doing well
Teamwork
Think Big
Business Creed
Success #2
Conquering
Chances
Fun
Change
Concentration
Positive change
Purchasing Ceramics
Chinese Teapots
Starting a Ceramic Business
Importance of Documentation
Slides
Photography
Computer images
Film and video
Electronic media
Sending doccumentation
Photographs
Leadership/decision making
Galleries
Phone
Ideas
Time Utilisation
Research
Writing an effective news release
Web promotion
Interviews: Be honest and as candid as possible
Publicising events
Publicising events
Writing a press release
Press releases
Media Advisories
News Releases: Flexible, Researched Target List
Promote/publicise your work
Curriculum Vitae
Introduction
Interviews:Take control of the interview
Interviews: Keep your cool—no matter what
Five Rules of Media Strategy
News Release no no's
Publicity Goals
Residency
Commission
Interviews: Be well-prepared
Press releases:What's in a Pitch?
News Media Landscape
Promote an event
Media Releases
News Releases:Fearless: Persistent Pitching
Press wording
Press photographs
Promoting yourself
Follow-up
Press Releases: who should be on your media list
Press Releases: Service Orientation Toward the News Media
Ten Publicity Pitfalls to Avoid
Studios and workshops
Exhibitions
Interviews: Stay focused on your key points
News Releases: Media Trends for Arts Organizations
News release: Compelling Visuals
Building contacts
News release: Style
News releases that are newsworthy
Publicity glossary
Distributing a media production
Publicity: Creative News Angles
Press release: give the media what it wants
News release: Well-written Presentation
Smart Publicity Strategy
Successful Publicity
Blackboards/Noticeboards
Studio planning/design
The Production Area:Potboard Racks
The Production Area: Wheels
Storage bins
Notebooks
The Production Area: Water
Production Flow
Raw Materials receiving/storage
Clay Storage
The Kiln Area
Display and Storage
The Production Area:Shelves
Finding your nich'e
Greenware
Styrofoam
Packing your ceramics
Sending tips
Plastic peanuts
Leasing
Size
Studio Type
Dealing with Real Estate
Business in a College town
Why
Definition of Success
Location
Competition
Ceramic Business
Tools
Mixing Glazes
Ceramic Crayons
A lace tool
stitch counter
Mixing equipment.
tools for the beginner
Beginners sets
Pipe cleaner
Trimming
Aluminum rib
Rubber ribs
Old Ceiling Tiles
dental tools
Plasterboard
glaze applicators
Stir Sticks
A comb
An old eyedropper
Mixing glazes
Glaze stirrers
Making a stamp/sprig
Handy glaze pourer
sandpaper attached to a table top
Wareboard
Clay-cutter
Brushes
Portable wedging surface
Make throwing plaster bats
Ribs
Throwing bats
How to make a test seive
Stamps
Damp Box/cupboard
Plastic ribs
a turntable
Pin Tool
General
Chamois
Throw a container for large tools
Dishwasher basket
Buying storage caddys
Tool Aprons
Sand and oil, safe sharp tools
Rolling pins
Double up
Storage bins
Throwing tools
Ceramics Tools on a Tight Budget
To sharpen tools
Slab roller
Wheel-thrown
Burnishing
Additions
Introduction
Collaring
Using a Throwing Stick
Centering
Qick tips for pulling
cutting from the wheelhead
A how-to overview
Pulling Handles
Alternative centering methods
Opening up
Clockwise or anti-clockwise wheel
How to apply a thrown coil foot
Protecting rims
Cylinder to rounded vase
Breathing
Pulling and collaring troubleshooting
Defining the rim
Trimming and turning
Pulling the clay
Thinning the wall
Preparing the wheel head
Turning finely thrown porcelain
Make throwing plaster bats
How to attach a bat to the wheelhead
Throwing tips
Plaster bats
Serving dishes, clay weights
Weights for mugs, jugs, teapots
Casseroles, clay weights
Clay weights for bowls, plates and casseroles
Drinking vessel clay weights
Notes on suggested clay weights
Teapot, lid and decanter, clay weights
Pots for pouring, clay weights
Storage Jar, clay weights
Bowls, clay weights
Plates clay weights
Holes for teapot strainer
The teapot
Making Holes
Easy release lid
Releasing a stuck lid
A good teapot
#6
#7
Handles and lids
Strainer holes
Drying evenly
Tips for Teapots#1
#3
#4
#5
Slipping joints
Tools of the trade
Prevent losing your Chamois
Line your shelves
prevent losing your pin tool
Early trimming
Prevent trimming pinholes
Throwing Porcelain
avoiding cracks through uneven drying
Avoiding s cracks
Ceramics Newsletter Archive
Recipe:Glossy cobalt blue
Recipe:Glossy light to turquoise blue
Semi matt cobalt green with yellow crystals
Silky Matt Crystalline
Acidic oxides
Bone ash as an opacifier
Bone ash: Description
Earthenware Glazes
Experience the world of glazes!
Glaze Selection
High/Low fire-Your choice
leadfree glaze crazing
Leadfree glaze testing
Leadfree glaze problems
Liquid Glazes: commercial
Tried and True
Metallic glazes
Recipe: Red Clay Paste lustres
Middle red with darker spots
Mix and strain you glazes
Sieving glazes
Copper Lustre
Metallic Copper
Under-wedged clay
Different decals
Salt firing OH&S
Cracking: Thickness variations
Adding plaster(start)
Adding plaster(end)
Mixing airless plaster
The perfect surface
Total de-airing
Larger molds
Drying
Mold Release: Description
Mold Release/Agents
Carving sprigs and stamps
Carving sprigs and stamps/testing design
Signature stamps
Making a mold with a master
Casting box
Preventing undercuts
Making Stamps/Positive
Hump/Slump molds/ description
Hump/Slump molds/Masters
Making your clay master
Parabolic surfaced molds/wheel
Modifying Molds
Mushroom molds/ making
Making coils
learning procedures
Wedging-Under-wedging
Dis-assembly
How to
Opening the mold
Pouring
Slipcasting
Things to watch for
Mixing plaster
Drying
Facts
Description
Measuring Specific Gravity
Measuring Viscosity
Preperation.
Recipe: cone 06-04 Ceramic Slip
Recipe: Terracotta Casting Body
Specific Gravity
Common faults
Faults in greenware
Recognizing Under Deflocculation
Repair
Physical properties
Wedging
Bisque Molds
Bisque Molds/slump and hump
Canvas Molds
Canvas Molds/more ideas
Newspaper Molds
Damp Box/cupboard
Mixing a glaze
Firing Temperatures
Suggested firing guide: Earthenware biscuit
Ceramic materials
Toxic Material list
Kiln vents
How to load the kiln
Stacking for bisque
Glazing to eliminate drips
Placing cones
Keeping a firing log
Keeping a firing log
Ensure the right clay, glaze, fire
3 common ways to fire an electric kiln
Bisque firing
Manual Kiln bisque schedule
Bisque firing schedule-electronic kilns
Bisque
Firing down for high fire glazes
Soaking in glaze firing
Early shut off
Safety
Mark your pieces
Caring for your kiln sitter
Electric Kiln troubleshooting
Electric: Wiring
Electronic controller
Kiln Sitter
Not reaching temperature
Glaze firing Reduction
Glaze firing: Oxidation
Measuring temperature and heat work
Glaze Application: Spraying
Potters Percentage
Mark your level
Water - Plaster
Testing for toxicity
Kiln Sitter tips
Earthenware
Cut wedging
Spiral wedging
Curriculum Vitae
Promoting yourself
Web promotion
Making Deflocculated Slip from Turnings
Oven and Microwave Safety
White earthenware
History
Adding Iron to achieve buff
Clay
Experiment
Throwing Clays
Recipe: # 10 Stoneware casting slip
Attaching wet parts
DIY Greenware mender
Wrapping
Moistening dry clay
When too dry to moisten
Favourite ways to dry out clay
Joining with paper clay
Early trimming
Anvil and Beater
Reglazing fired pieces
Slip description
Recipe: low fire slip
Pugmill
Mixing slips for decorating
Reglazing a piece:description
Firing Reds/yellows
Firing Bright Reds/yellows
Glaze Settling
Glaze Settling: remedy
Waterproofing
Waterproofing
Terra Sigillata; Description
Terra Sigillata: History
Terra Sigillata: Types
Terra sigillata: Application and Firing
Plaster types
3-D Casting and Tooling
Specialty Gypsum Products
Introduction
Publicity Goals
Five Rules of Media Strategy
Media Advisories
Media Releases
News Release no no´s
Writing an effective news release
News releases that are newsworthy
News Media Landscape
Publicity: Creative News Angles
News release: Compelling Visuals
Press releases:What's in a Pitch?
Press Releases: Service Orientation Toward the News Media
Interviews:Take control of the interview
Interviews: Be well-prepared
Interviews: Keep your cool—no matter what
Ten Publicity Pitfalls to Avoid
Successful Publicity
News release: Style
News release: Well-written Presentation
News Releases:Fearless: Persistent Pitching
News Releases: Flexible, Researched Target List
News Releases: Media Trends for Arts Organizations
Press release: give the media what it wants
Press Releases: who should be on your media list
Smart Publicity Strategy
Antiquing concrete
Test tile attributes
Types of test tiles: Extruded "T"
Types of test tiles: Thrown hollow cylinder
Types of test tiles: Extruded Squares
Mixing glaze tests: Knowing your level
Understanding %´s
Basics of a glaze
Basic glaze additions
Balancing your glaze
Unity Formula and Glaze Calculation Programs
Making a basic glaze
What is a Flux?
Toxic materials
Toxicity in pre-fired form
Toxicity: Dinnerware
Test for acid resistance
Test for alkaline resistance
Testing for thermal shock resistance
To test microwave safety
How to Recycle clay
Description
How to make Paperclay
Fast Souring
Photography
Simple round mold: step 3
Simple round mold: step 1
Simple round mold: step 2
Simple round mold: step 4
Make your own crayons
Ceramics Description
Brush Parts
Ceramic Business
Ceramic Brushes
Ceramics for Children
Clay Bodies
Ceramics Decoration
Ceramics Events
Glazes
Handbuilt Ceramics
Ceramic History
Hobby Ceramics
Ceramics Molds
Clays
Slip Casting Bodies
Mixing glaze tests: Sieving
Phone
Joining with paper clay
Greenware menders
Tips for drying to recycle
Recycling problem clay
Recycling your Clay
Stoneware
Porcelain
Paperclay
Earthenware Bodies
Firing Porcelain
Stoneware Glaze Firing
Earthenware Firing
Bisque Firing
More Studio Safety Tips
Studio Safety
Safety with Raku
Raku Safety
Toxic Materials
Safety in the Studio
More glaze application techniques
Glaze Techniques
Oxides for Decoration
Underglazes: More tips
Underglazes: Sgrafitto/textures
Underglazes: Application
Underglazes: their uses
Decoration made easy! Textures
Decoration made easy! Making your own Decals
Decoration made easy! Decals
Decoration made easy!, Agate/aggateware
Joining with paper clay
More Menders
Greenware menders
Tips for drying to recycle
Recycling problem clay
Recycling your Clay
Stoneware
Porcelain
Earthenware Firing
More Studio Safety Tips
Studio Safety
Safety with Raku
Raku Safety
Toxic Materials
Safety in the Studio
Guidelines for the Beginner: Tools
Simply Sensational Slab Pots
Make your own slab mug
More DIY ceramic tools
DIY Ceramic Tools
More found tools
Found treasures
Bought tools
Tools
Project: Simple Plaster Mold 3
Project: Simple plaster mold 2
Project: Simple plaster mold
Terra Sigillata
Decorating with slips
Oxide tips
A brief guide to oxides
Experimenting with Oxides
Majolica - The Renaissance Technique
History of Majolica
Engobes
Stained Agate-ware
How to Do Easy Relief Surfaces
Make your own slab mug
Textured cylinder
Variations on Pinch Pots
Pottery Made Simple
Simply Sensational Slab Pots
Guidelines for the Beginner: Tools
Oxide Experiments
Maiolica - The Renaissance Technique
Maiolica
Engobes: Colouring
Engobes
Wrap joining
Joining with paper clay
More Menders
Greenware menders
Tips for drying to recycle
Recycling problem clay
Recycling your clay
Stoneware
Porcelain
Paperclay
Earthenware Bodies
Firing Porcelain
Stoneware Glaze Firing
Earthenware Glaze Firing
Bisque Firing
More Studio Safety Tips
Studio Safety
Safety with Raku
Raku Safety
Toxic Materials
Safety in the Studio
Let`s Have a Safe New Year
Oxides for Decoration
Shellac Resist Decoration
Carving/Sprigs and Stamps
Try a Mushroom Mold
Make Great Gifts This Christmas!
Some Timely Christmas Ideas!
Paperclay
Earthenware-Pros and Cons!
Users` Questions 4
User`s Questions #3
More Users Questions
Users Questions
Stained Agate-ware
Agate-ware
Imagination with Pinch-pots
Variations on pinch pots : shells
Variations on Pinch Pots
Pinch Pots
Firing Issues
Making a coil pot
Coil Pots
Final additions to slab molds
Cylinder Molds!
Simple slump/hump molds!
Some wonderful ways with slabs!
Allow your pieces to dry slowly.
Lets try something a little different for gifts!
More ideas for handmade gifts!
Some simple ideas for gift giving!
Working with clay!
Wedging the clay !
Try many clay bodies!
Get the right tools!
Documentation of your work.
Ceramics Marketing
Photographing your work!
Marketing Ceramics, You and the Gallery.
Earthenware Glaze Recipes
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue : 23, Glaze troubleshooting.
More glaze application techniques.
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue : 21, Glaze Techniques
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue : 20, Glazing basics
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 19, Underglazes: More tips
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 18, Underglazes: Sgrafitto/textures
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 17, Underglazes: Application
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 16, Underglazes: their uses
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 15, Decoration made easy! Textures
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 14, Decoration made easy! Making your own Decals
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 13, Decoration made easy! Decals
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 12, Decoration made easy!, Agate/aggate-ware
Ceramics-tips.com newsletter. Issue 12. Pit Firing
Ceramics-tips.com newsletter. Issue 12. Black-Firing.
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 11, Raku Firing
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 10, Firing Techniques
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 9, Firing Techniques Explained
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 8, Christmas Covered With Ceramics.
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 7, Christmas covered with Ceramics.
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 6, Christmas covered with Ceramics.
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 5, Christmas covered with Ceramics.
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 8, Firing Made Easy
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 3, Pottery Made Simple
Ceramics-tips Newsletter, Issue 2, Simply Sensational Slab Pots
Ceramics-tips.com Newsletter, Issue 1, Guidelines for the beginner: Tools
Ceramics Frequently Asked Questions
What precautions should I take in the studio?
How do I decorate my ware?
How do I apply Lustres?
How do I market my ceramics?
How do I apply glaze?
How do I market my ceramics?
How do I fire porcelain?
How do I cast slip?
How do I fire an electric kiln?
How do I apply glaze?
What are some stoneware glazes?
What Precautions when using dry ingredients?
How do I apply glaze?
How do I apply opaque stains ?
How do I wedge clay?
How do I apply Stains?
What is Lustre?
What should I keep in mind when designing my studio?
How do I make a coil pot
How do I decorate my ware?
How do I make molds?
What is Clay?
How do I apply glaze?
What is a decal?
How do I clean Greenware?
How do I add texture?
How do I centre my clay?
What tools do I need to start potting?
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What is The History of the Way of Tea
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Is there a trick toThrowing Porcelain?
Have you some lovely words?
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What are some stoneware glazes?
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What is Kiln Wash?
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What are some life quotes?
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What is a Glost firing?
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What are some change quotes?
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What is the history of Raku?
What is Paperclay
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Do I need kiln wash for bisque?
How do I refire a glazed piece ?
What is reduction?
What must I remember when Raku firing?
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How do I care for my elements?
Does over firing produce poor colour in coloured glaze?s
How do I use my brush?
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How do I recycle clay?
What are some success quotes?
What is a glaze?
How do I clean Greenware?
How do I make coils?
What are some Black Firing Tips and Tricks?
What is the safest way to pack my ceramics?
What are Formulated clays?
How do I do a reduction firing?
automatic kiln sitter, should I trust it?
How do I care for my molds?
What are some tips for draining a mold?
What is a decal?
What safety measures should I take with Raku Firing?
How do I attach a bat to the wheelhead?
What tools do I need for ceramics
What are suggested plate clay weights?
What do I need to get started?
What are observation holes ?
What tools do I need to make a coil pot
How do I fire ceramic bisque ?
How do I recycle batches of clay quickly
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How do I roll a slab?
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What is the correct firing time?
How to I prepare and make slabs?
What is Leatherhard ?
What materials are toxic in Ceramics?
How do I fire glaze?
What are slabs?
What is Korean celadon?
How do I fire Raku?
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Can Crackle glazes be used for food?
How do I avoid S cracks in wheel thrown ware
how do I apply glazes?
How do I get the press onside?
How do I open-up the clay?
How do I fire Reds/Yellows?
What is a glaze?
How do I fire Ceramic glaze ?
Can I repair my kiln?
What are the Approx. firing times?
Ho do I avoid pitting and pinholes?
How do I make throwing ribs?
What is Stoneware?
How do I care for my molds?
How do I apply kiln wash?
What is a Stain?
What is a mold?
How do I decorate my ceramics?
How do I remove mold lines?
How do I cut the spare?
What is a ´good teapot´?
How do I Bisque fire in an electric kiln?
How do I keep a kiln log?
How do I paint Eyes?
How do I decorate my ceramics?
How do I apply crackle glazes ?
What is Primary clay?
What are some easy projects?
What is Thermal Shock?
What effects can I achieve with a brush?
What are cones?
How do I Drain small pour holes?
What is Glaze?
What is Raku?
How do I remove a stuck lid?
How do I glaze my ware?
How do I make Egyptian Paste?
How do I apply texture?
What is overglaze/lustre?
Must my kiln be level?
How do I make my own brushes?
What clay should I use?
How do I apply a decal?
How do I clean my greenware?
What is Agate ware?
How do I care for my new Kiln?
How do I make stamps?
How do I load my kiln?
How long do I fire bisque?
How do I promote my work?
can I draw directly onto a piece?
How do I increase my profile?
How do I fire different bodies?
what is porcelain?
How do I make test tiles?
What is Earthenware?
What is the humming in my new kiln?
What should I remember when firing a new kiln?
How do I mend Greenware?
how do I get the best results in glazing?
How do I prevent dirt on my greenware?
How do I accomodate Clay Storage in my studio?
How do I fire Larger pieces ?
How do I prevent sagging during firing?
How do I brush one-strokes?
How do I load my brush for applying underglaze?
How do I mend molds?
Why should I use pottery plaster?
What is the coat coverage ?
How do I prevent glazes from settling ?
How do I fire lace figurines?
What is Albany slip?
How do I create a woodtone effect?
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What is a pyrometer?
What is a Binder?
What is a glaze?
What are some Doing well Quotes?
What is Slip casting?
What is a Rib?
What is a Bisque?
How do I care for my elements?
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What is the History of tea?
What is the history of Ceramics?
Why do I get black spots in my glaze?
How do I fire flat pieces?
What is Terra-Sigillata?
What are Pyrometric Cones?
What is Iron Oxide?
How do I load my kiln for a glaze firing?


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