Adjusting the Thixotropy of an Engobe for Pottery

How to fine-tune the thixotropy of a ceramic engobe for pottery

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A short video where we add Epsom Salts to gel and Darvan to thin an engobe. At each step we try it and assess it.

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  • (Glossary) Engobe

    A white or colored slip applied to clay as a coating. The term "slip" is often used interchangeably with this, but we think of slip more as a decorative, paint-on material/process. The tile industry uses the largest volumes of engobe by far, these are employed as opaque barriers between less-than-wh...

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