Painting China and Porcelain
Five editions of this bestseller have shown artists and crafts-people how to enhance the translucent beauty of delicate china and fine porcelain with painted roses, luscious fruit, and miniature landscapes. "Basic china painting techniques, and...mention of paints that can be used when a kiln is not available....Instructions for transferring drawings, using luster glazes, and undertaking a variety of designs are accompanied by step-by-step color illustrations of good quality....Projects include vases, tiles, plates, figurines, brooches, and medallions. Noteworthy is Southwell's stressing of health and safety issues, particularly important for beginners...sage advice". -- ALA Booklist.
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1st Fire Sketch 2nd Fire Deepen 3rd Fire acorns applied background colour beautiful beginner blue blue-green bone china bottle brown brush strokes burnishing china painting clean brush coat Copaiba cotton wool daisies decoration Deepen the background delicate dust edges effect fat oil fired colour firing process flower centre flowers and leaves Fuchsias give glaze gold colours graphite paper green keep kiln leaf LEAF SHAPES lightly liquid bright gold look lovely lustres main design main flowers mauve medium mixed paint mother-of-pearl needed oil of cloves olive oil Onglaze enamels Pacific Highway pale palette knife Pansies pen oil petals pieces plate Poppies porcelain powdered paint Primroses purple pyrometric cones raised enamel raised paste ruby sandpaper shades shadows silver smooth soft stamens stems Step By Step Stoke-on-Trent temperature tile tone tracing paper turpentine turps wash wet paint wild rose Wild Violets Wipe out highlights yellow yellow-brown