pauline purdum
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  • Wilmington, NC
  • United States

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What is your experience with ceramics in general. (Long answer encouraged)
Interested in learning
What is your current involvement with electric fired ceramics? (long answer encouraged)
Work out of a studio as a member,
have been making ceramic items for almost 4 years, all fired at cone 5/6
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To share ideas, tips, etc
Where do you work on your ceramics projects?
commercial studio
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At 5:20pm on October 6, 2011, Katherine Break said…
That's a good idea also. I wonder if the underglaze produces same effects with opalescence glaze if it has been pre-fired? Or does they need to do some chemistry related magical kiln dance with each other?
I called Amaco to see if LUGs produced same effects as Velvets in this lowfire combo as well as at cone 5.I have not heard back. They show the Velvets at cone 5 and 10 but not LUGs. I am hoping they do as they are significantly less expensive in pint jars. I would like to be able to use them in several applications, low and cone six. I will pass on if I hear they perform as well as Velvets at Mid and High. Or if they don't.
At 8:19am on October 6, 2011, Katherine Break said…
Thanks for all the info. I will share photos when I get started on the new processes. I have 2 more shows to do this fall and then I plan to spend winter trying out all kinds of different techniques. One new thing I am playing with is Amaco's velvet underglazes and Opalecences. Beautiful! Not cone 6 but stunning results none the less.
I miss the coast, I grew up in that area and am land locked in Ohio.
Have a great weekend.
At 9:48pm on October 3, 2011, Katherine Break said…
Have you tried Thermofax? I am trying to decide whether to invest in that, typical screens and emulsions, or maybe using EZ Screens that require no emulsions ect. I got the chance to attend one of Jason Burnette's workshops recently. He is featured in Sept/Oct Pottery Making Illustrated and he uses traditional screen printing on newsprint.
I am trying to figure what the easiest, most economical and versatile method is right for me. If you have any suggestions on which direction to pursue they would be greatly appreciated.
At 2:28am on February 5, 2011, Patricia Sadler Trainor said…
Thank you, Pauline.


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