Chapter 29. Trompe Ľoeil and Modern Decorating Techniques

  1. William Smothers
  1. Patricia Tway

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320365.ch29

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 11/12

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Tway, P. (2008) Trompe Ľoeil and Modern Decorating Techniques, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320365.ch29

Author Information

  1. Woodmore China, Inc. P.O. Box 5305, New Castle, PA 16105

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374696

Online ISBN: 9780470320365

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Keywords:

  • emulates;
  • ceramic;
  • turquoise;
  • porcelain;
  • precious

Summary

This paper discusses two modern ceramic decorating techniques that “deceive the eye.” Examples are used to show how decal effectively emulates acid etch, hand-painting, enameling, and luster; and how reactive glaze successfully simulates bas-relief in ceramics.