Everything About Ceramic Decals
         Technique Gallery II
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In-glaze is intentionally firing decals to Cone 06

1)Decals made for that purpose / Made from underglazes (Not generally available to the public)
2)Regular decal that is over-fired

Produces an Antique Effect (soft; muted)

[Special Technique]
“3D Layering”

> put on 1st layer of decals, and fire at Cone 06; then put on 2nd layer of decals, and fire at regular fire. The soft designs resulting from the first firing will appear like background. The designs only fired once (in the second firing) will be bolder and appear like foreground.

> recommend using same design for both firings

The dwelling place of a true decal artist

(see also “Compositing” for Mr. Kulp’s works)

  Opaque Decals

(= Enamel Decals)

Decals that do opaquely cover what they are put on top of
• On colored glazes
• Do Layering (2 firings; very pretty)
• On clear glaze (What a waste!)
Gold and Luster Decals
• On clear glaze
• On colored glaze (better)
• Layered on top of a fired design and fired again. (e.g., a gold verse fired on top of a flower decal)

 A pictorial sequence of the processes used to make a ceramic decal

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  Large design that is typically put on multiple tiles (4x4 or 6x6)

1) Decals made for that purpose

2) Large design created by compositing

Glass Decals are designed to fuse and mature at Cone 022

1) On glass
• clear glass*
• colored glass
• white opal glass
2) On ceramics
• clear glazes
•colored glazes*
3) On porcelain
4) On stoneware
5) On terra cotta
6) On enameled metal
7) On Pyrex
8) On Corningware
9) On Corelle

(* best to use an opaque glass decal)

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