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Lead-free Amaco Velvets are opaque underglazes which have the appearance of velvet when left unglazed.
Velvets will become opaque after three coats. When glazed with transparent matte glaze they will assume a soft, satin finish. The colors will intensify when covered with a clear transparent gloss glaze, but will lose their matte surface quality.
Velvets fire true to color from the jar and may be intermixed with other colors. They may be brushed on mature fired bisque before applying a covering glaze. These underglazes are safe for spray application. Velvets tolerate a wide firing range. Fire to Cone 06-10 (1855°F–2381°F, 1013°C–1305°C).
Colors can be assorted by size for quantity pricing.
Some colors vary at higher temperatures. Please refer to the Resources tab of this page to download a PDF of Amaco's color variation chart for colors at Cone 5 and Cone 10.
Colors are not dinnerware safe unless applied and fired under Amaco LG-10 Clear glaze.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
Some colors vary at higher temperatures. To view a PDF of Amaco's variation chart for colors at Cone 5 and Cone 10, please click here.
To view a PDF of the effects created using Amaco Opalescent Glazes over Amaco Velvet Underglazes, please click here.
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from Cedar Rapids
Comments about Amaco Lead-Free Velvet Underglazes:
Amaco underglazes are very good . They have a good coverage and the colors are bright and clear.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Gift of art materials
By Jane Green
These pencils were a gift. They very very well received. Just what the person needed.
By Annies Art Farm
from Hodgenville, KY
The product peeled after firing. Unusable
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Mix with other underglazes
By Provincetown pottery
What's great about the velvet underglazes is they can be mixed with other colors, to create other color blends. Dilute with water if needed.
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I love Amaco Velvet underglazes
from Windermere Florida
I'm really happy to have these product available to me me via the internet. I love Amaco Underglazes and use them in more os my work. The price is reasonable as it is the suggested retail price, shipping is okay it takes about a week or so to get my packages. The only thing that would make it better is if it was quicker shipping but it's really reasonable.
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Perfect pack for testing colors
Comments about Amaco Lead-Free Velvet Underglazes Classroom Packs:
The amount of colors is perfect for the value you are paying. I will use this pack to make some tests and try a few things. It´s a great deal for starters.
I am very saisfied with the product.
from Las Cruces, NM
I use the under glazes to decorate my pottery and make them more interesting.
Great for sgraffito! I find the colors are true to test tiles when fired to cone 6.
a shipping nightmare but resolved
By Art Abilities
from Melbourne Florida
there was a problem in shipping, where the box was broken and there were no products but one of the 18 products ordered was in the box. Dick Blick was so awesome in handling this problem. All of my ordered products were finally delivered in perfect condition. Thank You. I love this velvet underglaze for working with low and high fire clays. Having Free shipping makes a huge difference
from Santa Fe, NM
Pretty true to color.
Amaco ceramic underglazes stay put where applied, even when fired. They offer controlled designs and come in a variety of formats; liquid, semi-moist, pastel stick and pencil. With underglaze, you can achieve a wide range of effects and detailed lines that you can't get with regular glazes.
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