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Question
I have a cone 5 bisque bust of a Van Gogh portrait that I made.
I want to paint it in Van Gogh style with lots of bright color.
What type of glaze would you suggest?  Could I use Duncan Concepts? (which I already have)

I am planning on putting this outside in my garden

Answer
Dear Zoey,

    Thank you for your recent question. Yes, you can use the Duncan Concepts glaze for your project. To assure the piece will last throughout the years, be sure and fire the glaze to its maturing temperature. This will create a fusion with the glaze and clay bodies and assure the glaze will last in an outdoor setting.

    I hope this answers your question. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact me at any time. Always at your service. Good luck with your project.

Sincerely,
Ms Ti Phillips
Earth Stoke 'N Fire Pottery Studio and Artist Retreat
www.earthstokenfire.com

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Will answer any questions on hand building, wheel, glaze, firing. Speciality questions to include those in glaze calculation and development, firing techniques. Please do not send questions on identifying pottery. Although I would love to add this to my question topics, I have a retreat to run as well as the studio and volunteering on AllExperts, and therefore do not have the available time to research indentification and marks. Thank you for understanding.

Experience

Experience includes 30 years in pottery design and education. Have taught online and studio classes worldwide for the last 20 years. Own a pottery retreat specializing in firing techniques. Have 12 years solid experience in glaze calculation and formulation as well as problem solving in glaze chemistry. I am the first potter in the United States to have developed a complete package of pottery equipment blueprints for a studio. The blueprints include wheels, kilns, studio furniture, wedgeboards, raku kilns, slab rollers, ball mills and studio tools.

Organizations
Alliance of Pottery Artists Worldwide Association

Publications
Ceramic Industry - PPP Wyndstryder Press - Pottery Journal

Education/Credentials
University of Sciences and Art's of Oklahoma, studied under Professor Jaymes Dudding.

Awards and Honors
Potter of the year with APAWA, various awards for showmanship and design.

Past/Present Clients
Available upon request.

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