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How to Make Glazes From a Dry Mix

How to Make Glazes From a Dry Mix

Save on Shipping Costs and Store Dry Mixes for Years

Many of you order glazes and have them shipped to you. It's not always an option to drive over to Bailey here in Kingston, NY to pick up what you need (although our Hudson Valley and nearby customers enjoy visiting us regularly). So, we take orders... 

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Monday, May 22, 2017/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (470)/Comments (0)/
Glazing and Finishing Project

Glazing and Finishing Project

Part 2: Glazing and Finishing with Color and Sparkle!

Lot's of gift giving occasions seem to come up in May. Now is the time to start making some quick and easy coasters for Mom or the newlyweds! If you missed Part 1: Forming Coasters you can see the post here but then be sure to come back because we are about to jump into glazing!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (444)/Comments (0)/
Easy DIY Coasters

Easy DIY Coasters

Part 1: Make something you can use with this quick project!

Here is an easy project that yields a nice finished product that anyone can use, drink coasters! What we love about making coasters is that they make a great handmade gift and can be formed from start to finish in just one day. Teachers, this project is for you!

Thursday, April 13, 2017/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (979)/Comments (0)/
Water-Slide Ceramic Decals

Water-Slide Ceramic Decals

What they are and how you can apply them to your ceramic ware.

If you've ever heard of water-slide ceramic decals, you may already know that ceramic decals are transfer prints created out of ceramic materials. We see ceramic decals on commercially produced ceramics and glass everywhere. Here we will discuss how you can apply decals to your own ceramic ware using tools you already have in your ceramics studio. We will also be sharing our tips for a successful decal firing.

Thursday, September 8, 2016/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (2560)/Comments (0)/
Brushing Glazes Made Easier

Brushing Glazes Made Easier

We are going to help you turn those glazes that don't spread evenly and dry way too fast into glazes that you will love to brush with.

Sometimes we have a great glaze that works well when it is dipped, poured or sprayed on but try and brush with it, and that is a whole other issue. Choosing glazes formulated for a brushing application and using glaze additives in glazes that are not already formulated for brushing is the key to making that great glaze behave beautifully when brushed.

Monday, August 22, 2016/Author: Lyla Arenfeld/Number of views (1375)/Comments (0)/
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