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<br /> Fired Arts & Crafts<br /> THE TEACHING RESOURCE<br /> March 2012<br /> www.firedartsandcrafts.com<br /> Easy Airbrushing<br /> Paint with Clay<br /> Clay & Glass<br /> Tips for PhotographiFnEBRgUACRY e201r2amwwiwc.crsaftspreapgoert.2co5m<br /> •1<br /> Paragon Kiln<br /> Comparison Chart<br /> Better<br /> Designed This chart compares Paragon's 10 and 12 sided top-loading ceramic kilns with that of the<br /> KilnsTM competition. For more information, please visit www.paragonweb.com.<br /> Brand Y<br /> Brand X<br /> Long lasting top row of firebricks<br /> The 2” top row of bricks in Paragon kilns protect the<br /> grooved bricks for the long life of the kiln.<br /> YesNo No<br /> Best value in cost per cubic foot<br /> Most Paragon studio ceramic kilns are 2” - 4” deeper than<br /> competitive models for 2” - 4” of extra space.<br /> Full-formed steel base<br /> The steel base strengthens the kiln floor a<a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=1"> Fired Arts & Crafts THE TEACHING RESOURCE </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=2"> Paragon Kiln Comparison Chart Better Desig</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=3"> March 2012 • www.firedartsandcrafts.com 3</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=4"> March 2012 </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=5"> The 44th Annual Ceramic & Handcrafts Show Sponsor</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=6"> Publisherʼs Notebook Time for a new look Surpri</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=7"> 2012 Spring & Fall Retreats with Michael Harbridg</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=8"> questions & answers F ired Arts & Cr</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=9"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=10"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=11"> Asian Dinnerware Set Courtesy of iLoveToCreate </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=12"> Colorful Clay Owls Mocha Marble Owl By William Pu</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=13"> Step 16: Score and use slip to attach the braid</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=14"> Step 15: Place the third lotus blossom on top</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=15"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=16"> for the classroom Combining Ceramics & Glass by</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=17"> Fully Fused Glass With this method, you'll comple</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=18"> Tack Fusing Glass to Ceramics Tack fusing glass r</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=19"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=20"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=21"> Tack Fusing Dichroic and Iridized Glass to Cerami</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=22"> Ceramic Fusion by Creative Paradise (All samples </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=23"> These picture frames were recently done by a gr</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=24"> What about firing glass right to bisque without</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=25"> crafts photography Tips for PHOTOGRAPHING </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=26"> white surface below the piece also serves to boun</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=27"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=28"> Painting With Clay Turn a tile into your canvas </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=29"> Step 7: Using small brushes, trace over the im</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=30"> intro to airbrushing Airbrushing & Fired Arts </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=31"> s +EEP THE AIRBRUSH MOVING CONTINUOUSLY AND SM</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=32"> technique lesson plan Contemporary Blend Step 1</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=33"> Fall Scene Covered Bridge # 282 & </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=34"> Step 6: Add a new color to any remaining mix </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=35"> events calendar Illinois March 3-4: Kirk School </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=36"> Bunnies for the Birds Cheerful rabbits help out </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=37"> Step 7: Apply one good coat of Green Leaf to t</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=38"> Vadalia Spirit Pendant by Sharon Edmonds This</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=39"> Cutting Glass In the examples shown here, the fir</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=40"> Simple Enamel Charm by Stephanie Zing </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=41"> Metal enameling has been used to decorate jew- </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=42"> Waste Not To save your enamel and reuse as much </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=43"> Step 12: When the timer goes off, open the </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=44"> special feature Loading & Firing a Kiln Excitem</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=45"> one day they don't, it could be telling you an el</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; 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Pounce some</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=48"> Step 27: Using the short liner, paint the dee</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=49"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=50"> 2012 Dayton Show: Midwest Ceramic Fired Arts Sh</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=51"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=52"> Press Tools Press tools add unique patterns and </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - March 2012 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ed4bd6ae?page=53"> Perfect for rims & framing. 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