Thursday, September 1, 2011

Underglazing and Glazing Process

This series of images follows one of my pieces from unglazed bisqueware through the process of applying underglaze, firing again, layering underglaze and finally glazing and firing for the final time.

 the whole piece, unglazed

close up detail

first layer of underglaze


excess blue wiped and brushed away from edges of sprigs

two colors of underglaze after bisque firing

 detail with purple layered on blue background

layered and wiped away underglaze on background layer 

 second underglaze layer on sprigs

 layered and wiped away underglaze on sprigs

 cinnamon detail inside sprigs

 wet glaze detail

glazed and ready for firing

 entire piece after glaze firing

finished detail

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