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Overglaze Colours : Firebird Range

The Firebird range is an intermixable low-lead series of powdered onglaze colours. Smoothness of application and vividly flamboyant colours are characteristics of this series. The usual lead content h…

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General Purpose Medium 100cc

General Purpose Medium 100cc

Potclays Materials 47061 - In stock
£6.53 (Inc. VAT) £5.44 (Exc. VAT)
General Purpose Medium 500cc

General Purpose Medium 500cc

Potclays Materials 47062 - In stock
£18.92 (Inc. VAT) £15.77 (Exc. VAT)
Grey

Grey

Potclays Colours 4646 - In stock
£4.85 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.04 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Kingfisher

Kingfisher

Potclays Colours 4630 - In stock
£4.25 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £3.54 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Lapis Blue

Lapis Blue

Potclays Colours 4631 - In stock
£4.87 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.06 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Lemon Yellow

Lemon Yellow

Potclays Colours 4638 - In stock
£4.87 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.06 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Light Blue

Light Blue

Potclays Colours 4632 - In stock
£4.85 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.04 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Lime Green

Lime Green

Potclays Colours 4636 - In stock
£4.96 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.13 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Naples Yellow

Naples Yellow

Potclays Colours 4639 - In stock
£4.87 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.06 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Old Gold

Old Gold

Potclays Colours 4641 - In stock
£4.87 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.06 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Orange

Orange

Potclays Colours 4642 - In stock
£4.85 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £4.04 per 25g (Exc. VAT)
Pink

Pink

Potclays Colours 4620 - In stock
£14.76 per 25g (Inc. VAT) £12.30 per 25g (Exc. VAT)

Overglaze Colours : Firebird Range

The Firebird range is an intermixable low-lead series of powdered onglaze colours. Smoothness of application and vividly flamboyant colours are characteristics of this series. The usual lead content has been minimised thus enabling the colours to meet low lead-release specifications, provided that they are used conventionally and are properly fired.

Preparation of colours: Mix thoroughly by working the colour into a suitable media e.g. 47031 Turps/Resin Medium 1lt on a smooth surface using a palette knife in a rubbing action. Pick up the required amount of colour on a brush moistened with turpentine if the media is fat-oil based. Alternatively, a water-based medium may be used instead, in which case use water to moisten and clean the brush.

Firing guidance: Onglaze colours and lustres are normally fired in the range 730-800C. Lower firing temperatures will give matter finishes which is not recommended on the surfaces of ware in contact with foodstuffs. The kiln must be well-ventilated (vent plug out) until about 450-500C to clear away gases from burning-away of media etc. The vent plugs can then be replaced and firing continued to 730-780C at which point the kiln should be switched off and allowed to cool fully.

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