May 27, 2010

Pottery Pouncing - Part 2

This is part 2 of 3 of the pottery pouncing demonstration.

The traditional way to transfer patterns onto the unfired white glaze is an ancient technique known as pouncing. Pouncing is where pounce -- loose graphite or charcoal -- is rubbed through a series of small holes punched in a paper pattern to transfer the design to an item to be decorated.

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