Underglaze Decorating Chalk Crayons -- LEAD FREE
Underglazes > Underglaze Decorating Chalk Crayons -- LEAD FREE
From intense hues to pastel tones, Amaco Underglaze Chalk Crayons
can be used as is, sharpened for fine detail or dissolved in water for
painting or spraying.
All colors in the Underglaze Decorating Chalk Crayons series are LEAD FREE.Ceramic decoration with unusual, effective styles and a variety of
textures can be created with AMACO Underglaze Decorating Chalk Crayons.
The 2 3/4" x 7/16" chalk crayons come in sixteen colors ranging from
intense hues to pastel tones.
CL Underglaze Decorating Chalk Crayons restricted from use K-6 (ASTM D-4236/LHAMA)
Chalk Crayons can be used like pastels on bisque pottery, which
results in a pebbled appearance. Colors may be blended or smoothed by
rubbing with the fingers or a swab of cotton on a toothpick. Water
color effects are obtained by brushing sketches with water. For fine
lines, the chalk crayons can be sharpened. Small pieces of chalk crayon
may be dissolved in water for painting or spraying.
Clear Transparent AMACO® Glazes LG-10, F-10, DC-10, and HF-9 are
recommended as a covering glaze. Sponge on first coat of clear glaze
lightly in order not to smear design. Let dry and brush on additional
coats of clear transparent AMACO® glaze. This precaution is unnecessary
if the glaze is to be applied by dipping or pouring. Pieces are fired
to the maturing temperature of the covering glaze. When spray
application of a covering glaze is desired, first refer to individual
listing to be sure that it may be sprayed safely.
NOTE: The maximum firing temperature is Cone 10 for
the following: Black, Brown, Dark Blue, Dark Green, White, Gray, and
Medium Blue. The maximum firing temperature is Cone 5 for the
following: Turquoise, Yellow, Dark Brown, Blue-Green, Light Brown,
Medium Green, and Yellow-Green. The maximum firing temperature is Cone
05 for the following: Rose and Lilac.
If left unglazed, AMACO® Underglaze Chalk Crayons should not be used
on surfaces which come in contact with food or drink. AMACO® clear
glazes LG-10, F-10, and HF-9 or any other dinnerware safe glaze are
recommended to be used over AMACO® Underglaze Chalk Crayons to make
them dinnerware safe.
AMACO® Underglaze Chalk Crayons have only been tested and approved
as dinnerware safe when applied and fired under AMACO® LG-10 Clear Glaze
AMACO Underglaze Chalk Crayons are available in two sets of eight assorted colors and in individual color sticks.
To reduce smudging, mix 1 tablespoon AMACO® Gum Solution to 1 pint of water in spray bottle. Spray on work before glazing.