Painted brick with engobes and leave resist

Experiment

Heritage

Reinvention

Research

Traditional

Use of engobes in red and white to decorate a traditionally made brick.

Material

Ceramic

Craft

Ceramics and pottery-making

General Technique

Surface modifying

Specific Technique

Engobe glazing

Properties & Qualities

Application

Art Architecture

Qualities

Opaque

Colour

Red White

Sample Information

Date of Creation

April 7, 2022

Dimensions

30cm x 12cm x 6cm

Process & Production

I used engobes (underglazes) in red and white to decorate a traditionally made brick. I wanted to use local flora as resists and ended up using a fig leaf.

The white and red engobes were painted onto the brick and some texture was scratched into the glaze.

Credits

Craft Maker

Charlott Rodgers

Photographer

Charlott Rodgers

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