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Painting Ceramic Tiles

Category: New Yard | Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:30 pm

A few years back, I taught ceramics and was a teacher for a line of prodcut from Colors For Earth. I would design pieces, and then teach classes on different and developed techniques using the color line.

Anyway, I am planning on picking it up again and custom hand painting ceramic tiles for bathrooms, kitchens, and pools.

The tiles pictured are three 4 1/4" tiles set in a picture frame. I first place for slip trailing technique on this piece at the Dallas Ceramic Show in 2003.

Since I still have a kiln, I figured why not starting up again and start teaching again, and have an additional income! Most of my designs have always been inspired by gardening and my own flowers.

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gardenmama wrote on Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:46 pm:

I love them!


eileen wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:11 am:

Those tiles are so unusual and individual!! I know I would have them in my home any time. I'm so glad you have decided to start up again and I hope you will show us the tiles that you make as they are completed.


toni wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:12 am:

Those are beautiful. With the painting ability you have I know you will make a return to ceramic painting a success.
Yes, please show us new ones as you get them going.


kuntrygal wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 2:49 am:

Those are beautiful and if you can bring in extra money in the process, go for it!!


Droopy wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 7:22 am:

Those tiles are lovely, you're so talented. Please post more photos of your tile work, I'd love to see it.


bethie wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:58 pm:

That is just Beautiful.


budagardener wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:50 pm:

Thank you all!
I will post more as they are completed. I am going to be in a show Dec. 6th and 7th in Buda. It is a yearly arts and crafts fair where all items have to be handmade by the artists. Should be fun, and hopefully will get some leads and interest in the custom work. I am excited.


toni wrote on Fri Aug 15, 2008 4:25 pm:

If you do a show in Dallas or Ft. Worth please let me know. I would love to come see them and you in person.


glendann wrote on Sun Aug 24, 2008 4:51 pm:

I think your handpainted tiles ate marvelous .I wish I was near enough to attend the fair there.I'll have to check on maps to see just where you are located.

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