This pot uses the mishima technique: scraping excess underglaze off to reveal an incised pattern.
- CD-1127 Round Pot Casting Mold
- UG-50 - Jet Black
- UG-207 - Flame Red
- AC-219 - Designer Bottle with Writer Tip
- BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
- Stoneware Casting Slip
- Steel Rib
- X-Acto Knife
- Cast the CD-1127 Round Pot with Stoneware casting slip.
- Remove the ware from the mold. Allow to become leather-hard.
- Clean the stoneware leather-hard greenware by carefully removing the seam lines using a Clean-Up Tool.
- On leather-hard stoneware casting slip body, use an X-Acto Knife to draw some designs.
- Fill up Mayco's AC-219 Designer Bottle with UG-50 Jet Black.
- Squeeze the UG-50 Jet Black into the outer edge of the pattern, it will look sloppy at first. Do the same with UG-207 Flame Red for the inside lines of the pattern.
- Allow the piece to dry to a state just PAST leather-hard. Then take a steel rib and scrape the excess Underglaze off, revealing the incised pattern. This technique is called Mishima.
- Dip the entire piece into SD-202 Pistachio. Do 2 dipped coats. Allow to dry in between each coat.
- With a damp sponge clean the glaze off the bottom of the piece (dry-foot).
- Fire to shelf cone 6 (mid-range).