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http://www.mitchlyons.com/ Mitch Lyons explains that this process developed from years of trial and error with material. He is a potter by trade, but was seeking out a way to break into the 2D world.

Leather hard slab.

Leather hard slab.

White China clay

White China clay

Mix clay and water - equal parts. Add tempera paint or pigments for color. Paint must be without a drying agent. No acrylic. No oil.

Mix clay and water - equal parts. Add tempera paint or pigments for color. Paint must be without a drying agent. No acrylic. No oil.

Slip trailer

Slip trailer

Use a spray bottle to moisten pellan.

Use a spray bottle to moisten pellan.

  • Clay slab
  • Casing for slab
  • Plastic
  • Spray bottle
  • Bamboo/paint brushes
  • Slip trailer
  • Hand strainer
  • News print
  • Brayer
  • White china clay
  • Pigment/tempera paint
  • Reemay
  • Painters tape (optional)