This decorating slip is suitable for use on both Earthenware and Stoneware clays as it can be fired anywhere between 1000°c and 1300°c.
Decorating slip is coloured liquid clay which can add a decorative element to your work. It is suitable for use on both Earthenware and Stoneware clays as it can be fired anywhere between 1000°c and 1300°c.
Apply slip to leather hard clay with a sponge, brush or slip trailer, then leave to thoroughly dry before firing. Different colours can be mixed to achieve a wide range of shades. After biscuit firing, a clear transparent glaze can be applied to the piece to enhance the colours.
The product image above is a representation of the colours you might expect when firing the slip to 1000°c and 1300°c. As shown, the colour is a lighter, more pastel shade when fired to 1000°c compared to the bright colour achieved when firing to 1300°c. No colour clarity is lost when this slip is applied to terracotta or dark coloured clay.
Hot Clay Tip: Using a stencil and a sponge with slip, you can effortlessly create an eye-catching design on a piece.