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foam glaze cone 5/6 "2"

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Ababi on fri 28 sep 01

I have this idea, I do not know it is possible, to use the stones or the
colored "stones" they put in the bottom of the aquariums, perhaps one day
when I will go to Beer Sheva,and remember I shall buy minimum amount and
will try ,to fire it. I hope that these are not plastics.
Ababi Sharon

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joanne Van Bezooyen"
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 02:37
Subject: foam glaze cone 5/6

I have been looking at suggestions for glaze recipes and at Ababi's web site
for a solution to creating a foamy looking tile like a wave on a beach.
This morning I had an idea to put sand in a plastic box and press marbles,
beads, and small styrofoam balls into the sand more than half-way to look
like bubbles. I mixed a batch of plaster of paris and poured it over the
top carefully to make a mold. Aren't I brilliant! Oh yes! UNTIL the
styrofoam and plastic beads all popped up to float on the top! I can't
believe how stupid I was not to think that through.
Any suggestions to where to find 4-5 different sizes of non-floating
Joanne L. Van Bezooyen
Art Gecko Designs
11220 E. Via Madre
Tucson, AZ 85749
Studio:(520) 760-1584 voice or fax
Home: (520) 749--1685

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Snail Scott on sat 29 sep 01

>Any suggestions to where to find 4-5 different sizes of non-floating

Ball bearings, birdshot, buckshot and BB's? -Snail