In the 18th century, with multi-colored porcelains being produced at the middle and later periods of Kangxi (the emperor of China in the Qing Dynasty) and with the subsequent emergence of early rose porcelain, on-glaze
armorial porcelain began to increase in number.
He covers raw techniques, texture, stamps, resist and masking, slip, painting, drawing, glaze effects, glaze applications, and on-glaze
You could be faced with a kitsch green toad balanced atop a collection of building blocks embellished with patterns created by spraying on-glaze
through lace, or adorned with decals of flowers, leaves or weaponry; you might also find children's alphabet blocks, bath ducks, toy soldiers or a miniature Ionic column in an unexpected place.
Imari porcelain predominantly employs a palette of underglaze blue with on-glaze
iron red and gold.
They were hand-decorated with under-glaze and on-glaze
colours and are known as the Hat Box Series.
The techniques of slips, underglazes, low-fire decals, mono-prints, in-glaze screen prints, on-glaze
enamels, and computer generated laser prints are shown and discussed.
Among the first potters to take advantage of this technique of on-glaze
painting were Ralph Wood (1748-1795), his brother John Wood (1746-1797) and their cousin Enoch Wood (1759-1840).
It was more experimental, trying underglaze transfers, on-glaze
decals, painting with on-glaze
, painting on layers of slip mixed with materials, applying slip with different tools, and dried out glaze mixed with different mediums to allow her to paint in controlled areas.
In the book, Carnegy describes all of the usual techniques associated with maiolica, such as brushwork, sgraffito, wax resist, stencils, sponging and on-glaze
decoration, as well as some more unusual methods and combination.
These stunning pieces were hand decorated in underglaze and on-glaze
colours and known as the Hat Box Series.
Among the many techniques in Bowers' work are layers of marbleised background and other faux surfaces, fine brushwork detail, on-glaze
enamels and gold lustre, stencilled reserves, air brush and drop shadow.