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The Complete Guide to Painting on Porcelain & Ceramic

Complete Guide to Painting on Porcelain & Ceramic

Manufacturer: Sterling Publishing
Axner Number: A996396
Weight: 1 lbs., 12.48000 oz.

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by Priscilla Hauser

Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. (2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1-4027-3988-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-4027-3988-0
Dimensions: 11.25" x 8.75" x 0.7"
Shipping Weight: 1.78 lbs.

Priscilla Hauser shows you how to enhance porcelain, ceramic, and glass objects with charming painted designs. Thanks to the acrylic enamel paints that are now on the market, it's easy to emulate the effects of firing in much less time and without using a kiln. There are many items—from tiny china boxes to dramatically large floor vases—that make wonderful canvases for your creativity.

The First Lady of Decorative Painting explains important fundamentals like transferring patterns, before covering the many fun, and often fast and simple, techniques that can be used to fashion backgrounds, add finishing touches, and create a design on a surface. These include sponging, dot work, mottling, and gold edging.

Hauser also provides an array of pretty projects adorned with flowers that represent the twelve months, as well as several with trailing ivy vines, honey bees, and a bird's nest and eggs. The finished pieces are lovely to look at anytime of year, will never wilt like fresh blossoms, and make thoughtful birthday and seasonal gifts.

A nightlight blooming with March irises is sure to brighten the dark of an early spring evening. A ginger jar that features honey bees will make any kitchen cheerier, while a wedding plate covered in June roses is a special collectible that a bride will cherish forever. And cold January days will seem warmer when a candle lamp festooned with carnations sets a warm glow in the room.

Take this wonderfully instructive class with Hauser and enjoy the spectacular results you'll be able to achieve!

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