Spraying glazes is a wonderful way to make otherwise solid glaze colors have variation and depth, but not everyone has access to a spray booth. That’s where an atomizer comes in! In today’s bonus Monday video, Patricia Bridges demonstrates how easy it is to spray glazes with an atomizer. This technique is fantastic for those who fire in oxidation, but crave some of the variation and unpredictability of an atmospheric or reduction firing. Happy Monday! – Jennifer Poellot Harnetty, editor.
Learn more about glaze spraying…
Steven Hill has developed one of the most amazing sprayed glazing techniques any clay lover would be proud to use — even just part of it. After spending more than four decades perfecting his glazes and spraying techniques, Steven shares his recipes and walks you step-by-step through the process for achieving rich organic surfaces in his DVD Surface Techniques. Whether you use the entire process or any part of it, you’ll be amazed at the possibilities.
To learn more about Patricia Bridges or to see more images of her work, please visit www.bridgespottery.com.
**First published in 2012