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WORKING WITH CLAY

Hand Building
Handle Forming
Throwing
   

BASIC AND PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

Beginners note - Raw materials information on fireclay
(72KB PDF file)

Mixing formula powder glazes/water including preparing dipping glaze (86KB PDF file)

Mould making Basic introduction (85KB PDF file)

Repairing Pottery Using P3397 Aluminide X (70KB PDF file)

General Safety featuring housekeeping, personal hygiene, ventilation ... (81KB PDF file)

Firing Basics for the Hobby ceramist (95KB PDF file)

Firing using a TC1800 controller (81KB PDF file)

Applying brush on glazes (69KB PDF file)

Mixing formula clay powders/water (83KB PDF file)

   

DECORATION TECHNIQUES

Decorating with slips - featuring preparation, techniques in decorating, unusual effects, slip trailing, mixing suggestions
(94KB PDF file)

Use of Oxides in Crafts Pottery - featuring painted, added to glaze, added to body (73KB PDF file)

Underglaze decoration (73KB PDF file)

Body and Glaze stain - featuring recipe for underglaze crayons
(69KB PDF file)

Unsual effects - using P3338 Rutile (71KB PDF file)

Transfer production and application - using on-glaze colours and decorative patterns (90KB PDF file)

Lustres - application and firing of liquid lustres (76KB PDF file)

Slip decoration (80KB PDF file)

   

MOULD MAKING AND SCULPURE TECHNIQUES

Casting metal resins (76KB PDF file)

Casting resins (75KB PDF file)

Latex moulds (75KB PDF file)

Making Silicone Rubber Moulds - Four methods (81KB PDF file)

Plaster casting (80KB PDF file)

Vinamould (77KB PDF file)

   
 

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