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Posts on different painting or glazing techniques.

Fall Raku Workshops

Raku Vase

Autumn brings the cool weather and Your Creation Station’s Raku Workshops!  We will be holding three workshops this year, one session to make your own piece and two sessions for firing.

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Painting Eyes on Ceramic Figures

Painting eyes on ceramic figures can be tricky…but good results are attainable.  In this post, we’ll take you step by step through the process of painting a decent set of eyes on a large garden gnome.  Like most approaches, there

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Washing Out Your Tie-Dye

Washing Out Your Tie-Dye

Here’s a quick and easy guide to washing out the tie-dye you made at Your Creation Station.  We use professional grade, cold-water, fiber reactive dyes in our studio so the colors will remain color fast and bright for many, many washings.  The first

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Paw Print Plates!

Paw Prints

Handprints are always a great way to personalize a mug, plate or platter.  But what if your little one has paws?  Try some paw prints instead!  The process for paws is essentially the same as it is for hands, the first step is to

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Applying Fired Snow

Applying Fired Snow

I bet your wondering why we would introduce a glaze with a name like Fired Snow right as the weather is starting to turn to spring.  Well its turns out bunny rabbits and spring go together and Fired Snow adds a billowy white texture to the ceramic surface its applied to.  Among

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Create Cool Effects With Flowing Glazes

We’ve stocked a new type of glaze at Your Creation Station called Magic Flow.  The glazes create the effect you would see on a piece of ash glazed pottery, with rivulets of glaze running down the pot.  To demonstrate how it the glaze looks we’re

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How to Center a Name or Phrase

Ever wonder how to center a name or phrase between something when your painting a piece of pottery?  Here’s an easy technique adapted from way back in the dark ages, before computers and word processing software, when typewriters ruled the day and you

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