Avente Tile Blog — Decorative Methods For Painting Tile
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In the second part of this series, Susan Mussi, author of Ceramic Dictionary, continues to offer her expertise on Majolica with a focus on technique in this edition. If you missed her previous post, A Brief History of Hand-Painted Majolica Tile, read it first. If you find yourself in Barcelona, Spain make sure to visit her studio and shop, BenSu Ceramics. Majolica, a Spanish term, is a lead and tin glaze that creates an opaque white surface that can be painted. The process consists of first firing the clay to become earthenware and then applying tin enamel that forms...
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