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  • Liquid Enamel
  • Enamel when ground can be suspended in water or in oil. In a aqueous solution, with special additives, it is supplied commercially as LIQUID ENAMEL. (sometimes called Slush or Crackle.) Liquid enamel is applied to metal either by spraying, pouring,...  more
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Liquid Enamel

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  • Norma Van Orman
    Norma Van Orman joined the group Liquid Enamel
    August 26, 2019
  • Henry Borysewicz
    Henry Borysewicz joined the group Liquid Enamel
    January 29, 2019
  • Charles Winkel
    Charles Winkel replied to a topic in the group Liquid Enamel :
    December 26, 2018
    I know that this is late. The base coat is just black enamel sprayed on top of the ground coat. Ground coat comes out gray, and you want the project to be black. This will allow for darker lines when drawing on the white granular coat. You can apply any c...
  • M. Quinnan Whittle
    M. Quinnan Whittle replied to a topic in the group Liquid Enamel :
    September 20, 2018
    I’m familiar with Thompson’s GC16 and the ground for steel that Ferro makes, but am uncertain what the black or white base coat and the granular white coats are. Can someone enlighten me? Am I correct in assuming the base coat is a liquid form enamel. ...
  • Trish White
    Trish White posted a topic in the group Liquid Enamel :
    March 17, 2018
    Enameled Spiral Beads by Peter Grigg I was drawn to the idea of making enameled beads by Edmund Massow’s excellent article, “Enameling Copper Balls” (Glass on Metal, Issue 19, 2000). In the process of attempting to make cloisonne be...
  • Laura Castellanos
    Laura Castellanos joined the group Liquid Enamel
    June 18, 2017
  • Tonya Powell
    Tonya Powell replied to a topic in the group Liquid Enamel :
    July 31, 2016
    1. Here what I've learned from both research and experiments about the difference between the two types of liquid form enamels: Brushable (LCE) enamel contains a water soluble polymer which does 2 things: allows it to retain moisture longer so that i...
  • Ingrid Regula
    Ingrid Regula: this is a very wage question- liquid enamels and painting enamels are explained well in Thompson's enamel Workbook and glue is not used to my knowledge in either of these techniques.  Ingrid Regula  to Trish White's Question
    January 5, 2016
  • Francoise Zainal
    Francoise Zainal joined the group Liquid Enamel
    January 4, 2016
  • Francoise Zainal
    Francoise Zainal: I never used liquid enamlel , it didn't exist   40 years ago when I enameled a lot . I bought some  enamel paint in powder, i have one liter of oil I used 40 years ago and santal oil I just bought with the  powders. BUT  can I mix the powder with...  more
    January 4, 2016
    • Francoise Zainal
      Francoise Zainal May be I didn't speak clearly I mean can I make liquid enamel mixing dry enamel paint powder with tramil glue of with water or...
  • Rikki Mitman
    Rikki Mitman joined the group Liquid Enamel
    October 21, 2015
  • Garfield Stinvil
    Garfield Stinvil posted a topic in the group Liquid Enamel :
    October 3, 2015
    What is Liquid Enamel? Enamel when ground can be suspended in water or in oil. In an aqueous solution, with special additives, it is supplied commercially as liquid enamel, sometimes called slush or crackle. When applied . . . Steel Preparation & Firing...
  • Andrew Findlay
    Andrew Findlay joined the group Liquid Enamel
    July 15, 2015
  • Susan Jones
    Susan JonesJoanne McMullen: Joanne, I don't get in this site much but have found it very useful when I have! Glad that you and Julie both are on here!
    Love,
    Susan
    April 15, 2015
  • Susan Jones
    Susan JonesJoanne McMullen: Thanks for the friend request!!! This is a great site for information.
    April 15, 2015
  • Terry Brake
    Terry Brake: Actually, the bubbles on my pieces, stoned half off, then made circular pits about a mm or less. These little pits were evenly spaced, with a border of the liq. black solid. They looked kind of good filled with a contrasting color opaque and leveled by...  more
    March 7, 2010
  • Terry Brake
    Terry Brake: Thanks, Trish, will do a little more experimenting with thinner coverage. At the Nov workshop I attended at Thompson, painting enamels, with Tom, it was very nice coverage on the one little piece. BUT I didn't mix it up, they did it at the workshop for us...
    March 7, 2010