Oil-Based Translucent Stains

by Duncan

A revolution in antiquing, oil-based translucent are wiped back with water. Their composition allows them to blend very easily and smoothly. Translucent stains have a longer drying time for more workability. They antique beautifully over metallic colors and can be applied directly to bisque for a wood-like effect.

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Product Questions and Answers

Some of my stains have become a bit dry. How can I thin them out?

- Asked by Kris G on 25-May-14
Answer

If the stains are the older NS version, use mineral spirits. If they are the newer TS version, use distilled water.

- Answered by MisterArt on 28-May-14

Do you have any other tips?

- Asked by Terri Emerson on 07-Feb-14
Answer

Duncan's Tips & Techniques: 1) To remove more color, moisten cloth or tissue with water and wipe again; 2) To enhance color retention, lightly seal between layers of color; 3) For rouging, blush color on piece with a dry brush; 4) Reserve brushes for use only with Translucent Stains.

- Answered by MisterArt on 13-Feb-14

Do you have instructions on how to use these?

- Asked by Carol D on 16-Dec-13
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To create an antiquing effect, apply a thin coat of translucent stains and wipe away with a soft cloth. To remove more of the color, dampen the cloth with water. The stains will sit in any recessed areas as a darker tone while the wiped away areas will retain a lighter value of color. Clean up easily with water. Seal with a ceramic spray or brush-on sealer such as Duncan's Spray Sealer or these sealers that do not require firing in a kiln.

- Answered by MisterArt on 17-Dec-13

Can you tell me what underglazes are used for?

- Asked by Pam Angell on 27-Sep-13
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Here is a tutorial you might read to answer some of your questions: http://www.creativeglazes.com/ceramics101/howto.htm

- Answered by MisterArt on 30-Sep-13

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Customer Product Reviews

Rated by: Basement Ceramics in Upstate New York
Just what I wanted :) Great price! Fast fast shipping. Perfect!!!
Rated by: Diane M. in Melbourne, Florida
We love using these stains for antiquing. Mister Art.com has saved us a ton of money. Thanks for your great customer service. We will keep coming back to shop.
Rated by: Linda B. in Toronto, OH
I founds the transulent stains just what I needed. I had been having trouble locally finding the stains I needed since my mother died years back. I am glad to have a place to replace not only my stains but my other craft needs.
Rated by: Florence C. in new york, NY
good stuff
Rated by: James L. in Billings, MT
Unable to buy Duncan stains locally, I purchase these products through MisterArt.com and could not be more pleased with the results on air-dry clay. These stains produce rich finishes on textured surfaces which then accept a variety of sealers. I'm unable to achieve the same antique look with any other product. And water clean-up is big plus.
Rated by: cindy h. in oregon, IL
These stains are great. I use them on my ceramic bisque pieces. Easy clean up. Shipping was very fast and I will purchase my supplies here again.
Rated by: Rosie M. in Pittsgrove, NJ
The products were delivered so fast I was amazed. The pricing was excellent I will continue to buy from Mr. Art
Rated by: Deborah M. in Antioch, CA
I love working with stains! Glad I found MisterArt!!!!! Products are the best!
Rated by: Deborah M. in Antioch, CA
just what I was looking for. product unavailable locally. great delivery time.

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