Part of the Introduction to Pottery Making
What is Slip Trailing?
Slip trailing is a technique where watered down clay or “slip” is squirted onto more firm clay in decorative lines or shapes. This technique can add texture to the surface of a pot. It can also add contrast to the surface of the clay when different colored slips are used. Slip can be applied in many different ways. You can try slip trailing bottles, cake decorating nozzles, squeeze bottles and even a plastic bag with a hole cut in the corner.
Check the videos below to see some amazing slip trailing skills.
Slip Trailing Videos
Making and Applying Slip with KaransPotsAndGlass
More Slip Trailing Information
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