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White Engobe by Mayco EG-001

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Engobes are used to coat your clay body to your preferred finish/color and are a great base to achieve in your glaze results. 

Chips shown are fired flat on a white clay body fired to cone 6 oxidation and cone 10 reduction. The choice of clay body, the thickness of glaze application, the firing process, and temperature will affect the fired results.

Cone 6 oxidation (larger image): White Engobe fires matte white. Engobes are used to coat your clay body to your preferred finish/color and are a great base to achieve variability in your glaze results. 

Cone 10 reduction (smaller image): No change.

Tips: Can be applied to wet clay, greenware or soft fired, cone 04 bisque. Engobes are often used for a variety of decorative techniques, such as sgraffito and majolica. Fires matte. Apply clear glaze to intensify color or for use on dinnerware. Engobes will impact glaze results when used as a base. Engobes are used to change the color of your clay color surface without cross contamination and easy clean up in your studio. Can be used in oxidation or reduction firings. Results may vary. The choice of clay body, thickness of application, firing process, and temperature will greatly affect the fired results. Always test your application on your clay body in your kiln environment.