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<br /> Fired Arts & Crafts<br /> THE TEACHING RESOURCE<br /> May 2012<br /> Clay<br /> Ladybug<br /> ʻAged Metalʼ Urn<br /> Fairy Cottages<br /> May Flowers<br /> www.firedartsandcrafts.com Meet the FEBxRUtArRuY 2d012e•rwFwwa.cmraftsirleyport.com 1<br /> USA $5.99 CANADA $6.99 page 26<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. 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Bu</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=19"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=20"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=21"> Step 16: Empty and clean the bottle. Step </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=22"> Zebra and Giraffe Plates by Marcia Roullard Zebra</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=23"> Materials by Mayco MB-102 Coupe Dinner Plate Foun</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=24"> Step 8: Using the #10/0 liner, apply one to two </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=25"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=26"> for the classroom Meet the Extruder Family by M</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=27"> beginning of this article. Most extruders, like t</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=28"> Extruded Cylinder Jar Step 1: Attach the cyli</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=29"> J & J CERAMICS 123 Magnolia Ridge Lane </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=30"> 30 Fired Arts & Crafts • May 2012</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=31"> Extruders continued from Page 28 and cutting out</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=32"> Fairy Cottages Courtesy of Clay Magic Materia</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=33"> Red areas: Antique Red, Christmas Red, and high</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=34"> More than Bumps on a Log Let these frien</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=35"> Materials Molds by Clay Magic 3439 Bi-Level Garde</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=36"> Motherʼs Day Message Materials </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=37"> Step 13: Drybrush the vines and leaves again wi</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=38"> Southwest Jar by Tricia Hardy </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=39"> Step 6: Carefully sgraffito the lines all aroun</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=40"> 40 Fired Arts & Crafts • May 2012</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=41"> Step 17: Now freehand pipe the larger feathers</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=42"> ʻAged Metalʼ Urn by Paula McCoy “Aged Metal” i</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=43"> Step 4: With Rainbow Tape (different sizes</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=44"> Lovely Ladybug #1 in a series of clay layering pr</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=45"> Step 5: Run the Xacto knife over all edges a s</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=46"> Step 13: Peel the stencil off layer L4 and sco</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=47"> Mold # C222 Medium Ball Paula McCoy Col</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=48"> Lovely Ladybug continued from Page 46 </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=49"> INDEX & WEB LISTINGS 1st National Processing ....</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=50"> “Having tried out the VL-Whisper at The Cer</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=51"> VL Lite was designed with the potter in m</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=52"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=53"> These 39 bright fired colors can be used </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=54"> Photo(s) description:</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=55"> Foundations Opaque FN-001 </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=56"> Foundations Sheer FN-203 </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=57"> Sheer with Underglazes: Apply Underglazes to bisq</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=58"> Photo(s) description:</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=59"> Elements EL-101 E </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=60"> In design: Use Elements to create design in layer</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=61"> Specialty Glazes Pottery CascadeTM are moving, </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=62"> American Glass Supply is a division of American C</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=63"> Opening a New Pottery or Glass Studio? www.Pot</a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; Crafts Digital Edition - May 2012 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f8a89dae?page=64"> </a> <a title="Fired Arts &amp; 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