1. Washing mud Kaolin is the best raw material for firing porcelain. For thousands of years, many high-quality ceramics have evolved from these humble porcelain clays. The first process of making porcelain: washing mud is to wash the porcelain clay. into usable porcelain clay.
2. The cleaned porcelain clay cannot be used immediately. It should be divided into ceramic artworks and stacked into columns for storage and casting.
3. Blank drawing Put the stacked porcelain clay into the large turntable, and pull the porcelain clay into a porcelain blank by rotating the turntable with hands and blank drawing tools.
4. The printed blank The drawn porcelain blank is only a prototype, and it is necessary to choose different dies to print the porcelain blank into various shapes according to the shape to be made.
5. Blank trimming The thickness of the blank just printed is uneven, and it needs to be trimmed and scraped neatly and evenly through the blank trimming process. Blank trimming is divided into wet repair and dry repair.
6. Squeeze water Squeeze water is an essential process, that is, wash off the dust on the blank with clean water, and prepare for the next process of drawing blanks and glazing.
7. Drawing on blanks Painting on blanks is a major feature of ceramic art. There are many kinds of blanks, such as freehand ones and those drawn on good drawing paper. No matter what kind of drawing blanks are the finishing touch of the ceramic process.
8. Glazed and painted porcelain blanks are rough and dull, but after being glazed, they are completely different, smooth and bright: different glazing techniques have completely different effects. Commonly used glazing methods include dipping, Drenching glaze, swinging glaze, spraying glaze, brushing glaze, etc.
9. Kiln firing The thousand-year-old kiln fire lasts forever. Through dozens of finely crafted porcelain blanks, they are fired at a thousand degrees of high temperature in the kiln, just like an ugly duckling is about to mature into a beautiful swan. Today's kilns include gas kilns, electric kilns, etc.
10. Porcelain After several days of firing, the porcelain blanks in the kiln have become pieces of exquisite porcelain, which can't wait to show their sharpness from the opened kiln door.
11. The repair of defects in finished porcelain. Sometimes a perfect porcelain will have a little flaw when it is fired. Repairing it with JS916-2 (Jingsucheng) can make the finished porcelain more perfect.