How to glaze your pieces

All of my pieces get fired twice. I glaze them after the first firing, then I fire them again. I always wipe the pieces down with a wet sponge before I apply two layers of glaze.

Learning how to use layers to create depth
  • Noemie
  • November 22, 2017
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This stippled pear plate is a great way to show you how I build layers to get a design. Here, I am working on a plate which hasn’t been fired yet (also known as greenware), and I have prepared my piece by cleaning it (as shown in my a previous video – please see ‘Pigeon…

Learn side loading and other brushstrokes
  • Noemie
  • August 6, 2017
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This olive plate is a great way to show you how I use different brushstrokes to create a design. Here, I am working on a plate which hasn’t been fired yet (also known as greenware), and I have prepared my piece by cleaning it (as shown in my a previous video – please see ‘Pigeon…

Learn how to clean a piece before working on it
  • Noemie
  • August 1, 2017
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Here is a quick video to show you how I clean a piece before I start on the design. I clean every piece before painting on it as it makes a smooth surface and reduces the likelihood that dust will get in the underglaze. If dust gets in with the underglaze, it will often lift…

Learn how to create a Moroccan Design
  • Noemie
  • July 22, 2017
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In all my hand built creations I use underglaze on white earthenware to create beautiful ceramic pieces. In this video I show how I create a grid, to help me design a Moroccan cheese platter. This is made easier if working on a symmetrical piece. Parts of my video are accelerated. Facebook: @noemiespigeonart Instagram: @pigeonartaus