Making Porcelain

In 2009 I learned how to make porcelain objects. I learned this from Barbara Beranek who is one of the most important porcelain artists in Vienna, Austria today. Her website is www.bonanza.at.

The steps to creating porcelain are the following:
a. Making the basic sketch.
b. Creating the shape in clay.
c. Casting the shape with plaster.
d. Making the shape in porcelain using the plaster moulds, drying and burning of the raw porcelain objects in the kiln.
e. Glazing and burning at very high temperature in the kiln.
f. Adding final ornamentation if wanted and burning in kiln.

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