Mishima
Intermediate | 19 min 52 sec
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Mishima is an inlay technique where you draw on the surface of clay, inlay color into the lines of the drawing, and wipe the color away—creating a beautiful design as elaborate or simple as you wish.

 
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • leather-hard piece of clay
  • reference drawing
  • commercial underglaze
Tools:
  • 1"wide bristle brush
  • natural sponge
  • drawing tool
  • mechanical pencil
  • X-ACTO knife
  • clean bowl of water
  • empty bowl
  • additional tools for marking
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Freehand draw on ceramics
  • Apply Mishima inlay techniques
  • Use underglaze
  • Finish work before firing
What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on the Mishima technique
  • 4 HD video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Diana Fayt
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Paul
I enjoyed the way that Diana so smoothly demonstrated the many steps of the mishima process.
September 24, 2022
Suzanne Riendeau
Need more specific info.How do get the clay to be hard enough? How long baking? What kind of glaze? Beautiful, fun idea!
More than 3 months ago
Michelle Guillette
Content good, but repetitive. Would like to see variety of work examples with more information on materials and more information on techniques.
More than 3 months ago