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  • Glazing Ceramics Glaze vs Underglaze
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  • 3 components of glaze Glass formers Fluxes (lower the firing temp.) Refractories (slows the flow)
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  • GLAZES The color in the jar is not the color after firing Read ALL labels
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  • GLAZING Apply 3 even flowing coats Allow the glaze to dry between coats
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  • Potters apply wax to pot bottom To keep glaze from sticking to the kiln shelf during firing
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  • GLAZES Remember to wipe the bottom of any ceramic work with a sponge before placing glazed pieces in the kiln room
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  • UNDERGLAZES Jars or Pans Can be applied Before the first firing Or after
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  • UNDERGLAZES Stay in place Wont run What you see is what you get after firing Clear transparent glaze can be applied over it to apply shine and make the colors more vibrant