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Please note we will be closing for Christmas at midday on Friday 22nd December and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. Please place your Christmas orders as early as possible to avoid disappointment and to ensure you receive your goods in time for the festive break. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Cromartie.

Videos- Colour, Glazing & Firing

Following are instructions and advice to ensure you create beautiful pieces every time you glaze and fire. If you need any further information or cannot find what you are looking for here please do not hesitate to give us a call on 01782 319435 and we will be happy to assist you.

A How-To of Dipping Glaze:

How to Use NEW Gare Viscosity Cup 6401

New Easy To Open Dazzle Dip 3.5 Gal. Lid

Dipping Glaze Bloopers- What NOT to do with your Dipping Glaze!

Using a Fan or Mop Brush to avoid Double Dip Lines
Minimize the chances that you will have a visible double-dip line when clear glazing by using this fan brush technique.

The Ping Test
Here's an easy way to tell if your bisque piece has a crack in it.

Marbling Technique Made Easy

How to Paint Eyes
In this video you'll learn how to paint those adorable animal eyes that Mary Ann at Gare does so well. They're so easy to do and so very real looking too!

How to use Duncan French Dimensions:

Glaze Globbing:

Other Useful Information:

Recommended Drill Bits and Technique for Drilling into or Through Bisque

Stilting Large Plates or Platters

How to Stilt the Flying Chubby and Large Round Pillow Ornaments

How to Stilt Ornaments