lili krakowski on mon 8 dec 03
Arthritis not scarceness of glaze long has forced me to apply glaze by =
Let me say first that I have read that Lucie Rie applied glaze with =
"cheap Woolworth brushes" and I use cheap brushes from the hardware =
store as well as costlier "mops" and Chinese brushes. (Yes I do buy =
Chinese goods when indeed they genuinely ARE Chinese ) However.
The best way to apply glazes by brush is to raw glaze on leather hard =
The next is to use clay rich glazes on damp bisque.
The next is to add bentonite and calcium chloride or Epsom salts to the =
glaze. Again: damp bisque.
Also add glycerine.
Unless you are working on leatherhard clay daub the glaze on rather than =
I often find that I virtually am "pouring" the glaze because the brush =
is so charged, and the pot properly damp.
Suggestion: gather up some scrap glaze, also some defective bisque, and =