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Technique #9 ~
Mayco Specialty Technique
You will need an appropriate cone 04 bisque
vase and the following Mayco products:
SG302 Snowfall - Specialty Glaze
EL123 Patina - Elements
Piece of lace
Soft fan brush
Mayco Specialty Technique #9
Begin with properly fired cone 04 bisque. Wipe bisque
with a moist sponge to remove any dust and moisten the bisque. Pull the lace
around the vase, holding tightly against the vase. Use a dry sponge or brush,
loaded with Snowfall, and drag into the lace. Repeat over the lace several
times, building up a layer of Snowfall in the lace design. Continue around
Remove the lace before the Snowfall dries. Allow the Snowfall to
Using the soft fan brush, apply 3 even coats of Patina over the
entire vase. Glaze the inside of the vase with the same glaze. Stilt and fire
to cone 06.
Note: The two vases above were done using the same technique and
different Elements colors.
They were fired to cone 04 - by mistake!
Note: Never stay up until 4:30 am, then get up at 8:30 to fire!
Always check that you've got the proper cone in your hand before putting it
in your kiln sitter. This could have been a real disaster. And - yes, even old
timers make mistakes.
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