Vol. 4 No. 3/4 Fall/Winter 2003/04
& A Newsletter for the High Fire Ceramic Hobbyist and Professional
Features . . .
Porcelain Project: Jon Dean’s “Bear in the Woods” - pgs. 8-9
Stoneware Project: “Simplicity” Sue Cragar’s Au Gratin dish - pg. 6
Stoneware Cooking: Recipes from Ragnhild Ericson - pgs. 4-5
Revised Seminar Program: pg. 3
Technical: News and Tips - pg. 7
Plus . . .
New Products - Seminar
Educators and locations, and
more . . .
Stoneware Project by Sue Cragar
Rolf ’s message STONEWARE &
Vol. 4, No. 1
The Fall/Winter 2003-04
To t a l l y Seeley’s Ceramic Service Inc.
Homemade Rolf E. Ericson
Meal . . . CONTRIBUTING EDITORS:
There is something very special about being served a homemade meal in a home-decorated
stoneware dish. PROJECT PHOTOGRAPHY
and GRAPHIC DESIGN:
That is what is going on in many kitchens around the world these days, including the Michael Wilson
Ericson one. My wife Ragnhild has spent many hours developing recipes for the Au Gratin
dish (presented in this issue) and in other designs, such as our Chef’s Crock and Oval CIRCULATION:
Casserole (see upcoming issues). As you can see, she has also found that many commer-
cially available, prepared meals can get that home-cooked look, just by heating them in the
Au Gratin, for example. Serving them in a nicely decorated stoneware dish adds to the culi-
Stoneware dishes and casseroles take a bit longer to heat up, but they hold heat longer, Seeley’s Stoneware and
which we like. We place the dish on the table (set it on something heat resistant, please) Porcelain Newsletter is distrib-
and enjoy the steam coming off the food and the warmth still being there for the second uted via e-mail with links to its
helping. I have gotten spoiled over many years by having my wife, an expert cook, around. content on our website
Not that I have had many pangs of guilt by being spoiled, but it sort of helps that I now stoneware.seeleys.com.
can, in my amateurish way, provide some of the decorated cookware. Subscription is free. Single hard
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Fund Strokes and Spectrum’s Ultraglazes), Spectrum’s excellent 700 series of opaque 118 Commerce Rd.
glazes and many of the new specialty glazes on the market. Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: 1-607-433-1240 or Toll-
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series and Duncan (high-fire line) are easy to apply and fire and give you that special,
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Oneonta, NY 13820
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N EW! PRODUCTS
for Stoneware & Porcelain
NEW, REVISED DESIGN
Item #1031 PIE PLATE
(Prefix SF or SB) Item #292.
(Prefix SF or SB)
The "old" Round In response
Casserole (Item to popular
#1031) has been
totally re-designed we are
for better lid-fit (its happy to
lid is the same as for our introduce
"Chef’s Crock") and a more pleasing, rounded our new Pie
silhouette. Its size is slightly larger and it offers Plate. It’s super-
plenty of decorating possibilities. It’s perfect for fluous to list what it
oven use – try vegetable, potatoes, pasta, rice, can be used for – just don’t forget that it
meatballs and other delights. can double as a Quiche Dish.
This new design substitutes for the old,
which has been discontinued. Inside Dimensions: 91/2” x 11/2” Deep - 8 sided
Dimensions: 61/2” Dia.
SIGNIFICANT REVISIONS TO OUR SEMINAR PROGRAM
For more details and full presentation of our Seminar program, please see page 11. Here are the highlights of what’s new.
1. For Certification as High Fire Ceramic Artist, to this two-day seminar. Learn in depth about the
we have made the following changes: stoneware and porcelain clay bodies – prepara-
tion, casting, cleaning and trimming, attaching,
The former Certification #1 and #2 seminars have firing and more.
been merged into one two-day seminar, and
renamed "My Decorative Skills". This compact For Certification, you need to take both of the
seminar will cover decorating on both soft and above seminars and, in addition, pass the test.
high fired stoneware and porcelain. In order to The test will be available on our website
accomplish this within the time frame of two "stoneware.seeleys.com". See further inside back
days, the content has been completely revised. As cover.
indicated by its name, it focuses entirely on deco-
rating. Casting, for instance, has been removed 1. A new, intense one-day seminar, "Discover
from the old seminars and is learned in the Stoneware" will be introduced in 2004. It will
Fundamental Skills Seminar. teach you about decorating on stoneware bisque,
both soft- and high-fired, using an array of the
The Fundamental Skills Seminar, which formerly most popular ceramic colors and techniques in
was a freestanding seminar, is now part of the contemporary designs.
Certification requirements. There are no changes
Stoneware Cooking by Ragnhild Ericson
Easy Cooking means more time for Fun Decorating -
The "Au Gratin" dish With your favorite pasta
h ue ite casserole recipe you can
Au Gratin create individual dinners
Dish is great ready to pop in the oven,
fun. Not only
to decorate, or keep on hand in the Stouffer’s Lasagna
but to actually freezer. Make a big batch,
use in the line your Au Gratins with PAM-sprayed plastic
cling wrap, and add the pasta mix. Freeze
unwrapped. Take out the frozen pasta and wrap
Stouffer’s single green pepper dish with added boiled rice
well in more cling wrap and foil. Now you don’t
and tomato wedges. have the Au Gratin dishes locked up in the freez-
er. In any case, make sure you have a good supply
No-cook cooking of pretty Au Gratins.
Step up to serving frozen dinners in the Au They make great party favors!
Gratin instead of the plastic containers they are
sold in. Several Stouffer dinners fit in the dish. Here is a simple recipe for 2
Just spray the inside lightly with PAM, pop in the Pasta dishes:
dinners, and bake as directed in the instructions. Set conventional oven to
For conventional oven, cover the food with foil 375ºF (190ºC)
and poke a little hole in the foil to let the steam 2 CUPS DRY WIDE
out. Here are some that work well: Stouffer’s NOODLES - cook and drain
Meat or Vegetable Lasagnas (101/2 oz.), Small mix with approx. 1.5 CUPS SPAGHETTI
Macaroni and Cheese, Single Green Pepper, and SAUCE
Lean Cuisine Cheese Cannelloni. When baked, 1/2 CUP SHREDDED MOZZARELLA or
surround the Green Pepper with cooked rice and other cheese
decorate with tomato slices. Several other OPTIONAL: Add some cooked protein: leftover
Stouffer chicken, spaghetti and meat ball dinners meat, chicken, fish, sausage meat, and/or some
might seem a little big for the container, but will cooked leftover vegetables.
work. Just pop them in anyway and wait a bit to Mix gently and divide into two PAM-sprayed Au
start the thawing. When you can press them Gratin dishes.
lightly into the dish, it’s time to bake them. Sprinkle with Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheese.
Bake lightly covered with foil, for 20 min. Take
off the foil 5 min. before the time is up. If
frozen, bake covered as noted above, in 350ºF
(175ºC) for 45-50 min.
Serve with a salad, crusty bread, and maybe a
glass of wine.
3 TBSP FROZEN
OR VERY COLD
for 2 BUTTER
If you feel an urge 2 TBSP SUGAR,
to create dessert, try REGULAR OR
this super-easy ver- BROWN
sion of Swedish 1/3 CUP FLOUR
Apple Pie in the Au Chop butter on
Gratin. The pie cutting board. Mix
tastes wonderful sugar and flour and
and fills the house pour on top. Chop
with its irresistible Swedish Apple Pie before baking into butter until
aroma. crumbly. Finish by
Set conventional oven to 425ºF (220ºC) working mix with finger tips until mix starts to
Apple Mix: Pour mix on top of apples. Do not pat down,
APPROX. 4 APPLES – peeled, cored and cut Apples will show through here and there.
into wedges Bake until crust is golden and apples are soft (but
4 TSP SUGAR not mushy), 25-30 min.
1 TSP FLOUR Serve warm or at room temperature as is, or with
DASH OF GROUND CINNAMON whipped cream, whipped vanilla yogurt
SMALL DASH OF GROUND CLOVES (Dannon), or ice cream.
SMALL PINCH OF SALT
SMALL PINCH OF GROUND CARDAMOM Hot Decorating Tip:
(Optional) Don’t for get to decorate the outside of the Au
Spray Au Gratin dish with PAM. Prepare enough Gratin dish. When it is filled with food, this is
apples to fill dish very full, piling apples high. the only part that shows.
Empty prepared apples into medium size bowl.
In small bowl mix sugar, flour, cinnamon, cloves,
(cardamom), and salt. Sprinkle over apples and
gently mix in, covering the apples with the sugar
mix. Au Gratin Item Numbers:
Pour back into Au Gratin. Soft Fired: #SF115
By Sue Cragar, Senior Seeley Stoneware and Porcelain Educator
See front cover for color photo
Sometimes simple is more fun than something hard. Maybe all you need is just a piece to accent your
table. That’s what this piece is all about.
SLM115 Au Gratin Dish
Or you may want to use Seeley's Soft Bisque (Item
#SF115S) as I did.
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS:
Seeley's Stoneware Slip.
1. Thin opaque underglaze to a light cream consistency. Using
GLAZE: the Soft Fan Brush apply 3 (three) coats to your ware. Make
Seeley's GGL150 High Fire Clear. sure you dry foot the ware (no product on bottom).
2. This step will be done with all of your transparent under-
glazes working from light to dark. Thin colors to a milk con-
sistency. Load brush with lightest color and, working in small
TRANSLUCENT UNDERGLAZE: sections at a time (4" section), apply color. Lay a piece of plas-
Sienna Brown tic wrap on top of color before it dries and gently press plas-
Medium Red Brown
tic wrap to create wrinkles in wrap. Remove plastic wrap this
will give a distressed look to color. Repeat using all colors
BRUSHES AND TOOLS: 3. Thin darkest color to a light cream consistency. Using #4
SBR62 #4 Round Round apply to upper and lower rim of ware. Allow to dry.
SBR65 Soft Fan
4. With Soft Fan Brush apply 2 (two) coats of GGL150 High Fire
ST17 Palette knife
Clear to ware. Be sure you have no product on bottom of
MISCELLANEOUS: ware where it will come in contact with the kiln shelf.
Palette paper or two 6" glazed tiles 5. Place ware on a kiln washed shelf and fire to a shelf cone 6.
The Technical Side
News and tips about Seeley’s
line of Stoneware Bisque.
We decided recently to focus on one clay body for the Stoneware quite porous and takes the glazes beautifully, whether you brush, dip
Bisque, namely the Sahara, which fires to a golden/buff color.This decision or swirl it.The glaze dries fast and you can apply 1-4 coats at least as
was easy, as all we had to do was to listen to our customers.The White fast as you can on Earthenware.We recommend using Seeley’s Galaxy
Stoneware body will be available on special request only. Glazes, Spectrum’s Hi-Fire 1100 series, or Duncan’s High-Fire cone 4-
6 glazes.You will find a large selection of both textured and non-tex-
Also, all designs for cooking and baking purposes, such as the tured glazes.
casseroles and baking pans, will no longer be available in earthenware. Fire to cone 5 - the results are beautiful.
b. The Earthenware, fired to maturity at cone 04 as you buy it, is a talc-
For complete, updated information on the line, please ask us for the based body and is quite porous. It glazes easily. Fire the glazes to cone
new Bisque brochure, "Now You’re Cooking", complete with price lists. 06, two cones lower than the bisque. Follow the manufacturer’s rec-
ommendations found on the glaze jar label.
Below follows updated excerpts from our brochure "What you need to Fire to cone 06.
know about Seeley’s new line of Bisque". We have brought it up-to-date in c. The High-Fired Bisque (fired already to cone 5 as you buy it) is mature.
terms of description of the line as well as how to decorate the various Since the high-fired bisque is vitreous (not porous), you can decorate
bisque variations. part of the piece and leave the rest undecorated and unglazed. The
ware is food safe as is, undecorated.We recommend to cover all areas
1. One line – three variations that will come into contact with food or drink, with glaze (clear or col-
Our new line of ready-to-decorate bisque is available in High-Fired ored glazes). Below follow some guidelines for decorating.
Buff Stoneware (fired to cone 5), in Soft-fired Buff Stoneware (fired to Bisque Colors: These are also known as "hybrid underglazes" and
cone 06) and in white Earthenware (fired to cone 04). include Duncan’s Concepts, Mayco’s Stroke n’ Coat, Gare’s Fun
These three variants give you a smorgasbord of choices for your cre- Strokes and Spectrum’s Ultraglazes. They all work excellently on high-
ativity.You may prefer stoneware and high-firing glazes – then use the fired bisque. One coat is transparent, two coats gives a semi-transpar-
soft-fired bisque. Or you like fast and quick stoneware projects to ent effect and with three coats, you get an opaque glossy color. Make
paint and fire to cone 06 – then use the High-Fired Bisque. Or – for sure to let each coat dry completely before applying the next. Needs
some designs you plan to use as basically decorative objects, you may no clear glaze on top.
choose the Earthenware (ceramic) bisque. UNDERGLAZES: All underglazes, both opaque and translucent (exam-
ple: Duncan’s Cover Coats and EZ Strokes) work well on high-fired
2. How do you distinguish one clay body from another? stoneware bisque. If you want a glossy effect, clear glaze over the color.
Each piece has a code stamped into the clay in the bottom: The glazes you can use are: Duncan’s GL612, Seeley’s G1830 and
Code SS means Stoneware Sahara (Buff color) Spectrum’s 700. When applied on high-fired stoneware bisque, please
Code EW or EB means Earthenware make sure you apply two good coats. Since the stoneware is not
You can determine the type of ware just by its color. The Soft-Fired porous, the glazes dry slowly, so make sure the first coat is dry before
Buff (Sahara) Stoneware is easy to identify. It has, because of its clay applying the next. Using a fan to speed up drying, is a good idea.
components, a pink tone. Sometimes that pink tone is only on the out- SPECIALTY GLAZES: You can also decorate the high-fired bisque with
side of the piece, but it is always there.At the mature, high-fired stage many of the specialty glazes on the market, such as Duncan’s
it changes to a golden-bronze tone (see below). Courtyard glazes, Gare’s Pottery glazes and Spectrum’s Low Stone
The High-Fired Buff Stoneware has a rich, golden tone that is unmis- glazes. Do not clear-glaze on top.
takable. No chance of mistaking it for anything else. All non-firing stains/acrylics work great on stoneware. Only use these
The Earthenware is white and thus totally different from the types of paints for decorative pieces. Baking, freezing and dish washing
stoneware. the ware may destroy the color.
Each piece has a code stamped into the clay in the bottom: Fire all the above glazes to cone 06 (1850° F., 1000° C.).
SS means Stoneware Sahara (Buff color)
EW, EB or E means Earthenware 4. Firing Recommendations
When high-firing pieces with lid, fire base and lid together. The two
3. Basics you need to know about the clay bodies, temperatures pieces, at high temperature will adjust to each other.Therefore, the lid
and decorating of a soft-fired casserole which may not fit perfectly in the soft-fired
For firing recommendations, see below under point 4. stage will adjust and thus fit well after high-firing.
Anything that is "soft-fired" (a term that we will be using) means that
the clay has not been fired to maturity. With all of the above in mind – just throw yourself into the new world
Mature bisque means that the clay has been fired to its end point. At of different clay bodies and enjoy all the possibilities. Between the
that point, the clay has its maximum strength and the characteristics it three different lines of bisque, there is always something for you!
was designed for.
a. Our line of Soft-Fired Stoneware matures at cones 4-6. The soft-fired
bisque, as you buy it, has been fired to cone 06. At that point, it is still
Bears in the Woods
by Jon Dean, Seeley Stoneware and Porcelain Educator
Seeley Mold # SLM 134 Round Casserole
Porcelain Slip:1 gallon of PS-35 All American Alaska Bisque
Seeleys Galaxy Glazes: GGL 111 Aquarius, GGL 117 Heavenly Pine
Fun Stroke Bisque Underglazes: FS 2309 Tweety Bird (Pale Yellow)
FS 2360 Oliveoyle (pale Olive), FS 2328 Mocha-Chino (red brown), FS 2314 Black Lab(Black), FS 2362 Jungle
Fever (Grey Green), FS 2375 Jumpin’ Jelly (Brilliant Purple)
Seeley Brushes: SBR65 Fan Brush, SBR63 #6 Round, SBR62 #4 Round,
SBR60 #6 Shader, KTBRKC KwikClean Brush Kit
TIMNJON Brushes: Spatter Brush
High Fire Clear Glaze
Needle Tool or Lace Draping Tool
Begin by using Seeley Mold # SLM134 medium casserole (bottom only)
Cast in Seeleys All American Alaska Bisque Porcelain slip
When casting this piece, cast ware thicker than normal to compensate for the 15% shrinkage in the porcelain clay.
After casting, clean the greenware while it is still damp using the kwick clean brush and a damp sponge. Allow to
dry completely. Soft fire to cone 04.
Center your bowl on your banding wheel and using the fan brush band on 3 coats of Aquarius Galaxy Glaze to the
top edge of the bowl allowing the color to fade into the inside and the outer edge slightly. Leave the bowl in place
on your wheel and add a thin band of Heavenly Pine Using a needle tool or lace tool, scratch out a line
using 3 coats with the liner brush.Turn the bowl over around the bear, near the edge. Add some scratch
and add a ground area using the fan brush and marks to mimic tree branches to the pine trees.Then
Aquarius. Be sure to leave the foot of the bowl free at random add swirls and dashes to the ground and
of glaze as this piece will be dry footed in the high fir- sky. This scratching should reveal the white porcelain
ing. clay beneath the colors you have applied.
Using a spatter brush, lightly spatter some Jumpin Jelly
Load the #6 round brush in Tweety Bird Fun Stroke fun stroke and some of the Aquarius galaxy glaze to
and add swipes of color to simulate sky, and then add the inside as well as the sky area of the bowl.
some Oliveoyle to the ground area. These colors
should be randomly placed and not completely solid. Apply 2 coats of Clear Glaze (I used Gare GG1700)
Allow some of the white porcelain to remain unpaint- to the inside of the bowl.
Be sure the foot of the bowl is completely free of
Transfer the bear silhouette around the bowl. Block glaze and set on a well kiln washed shelf and fire to
the bear shape in with 2 coats of Mocha-Chino Fun cone 6.
Stroke using the #4 round brush. When completely
dry, side load the #4 shader brush and add a float of
Black Lab to the outer edge of the bear shape.
Load the #6 round brush in Jungle Fever; add abstract
shapes in triangle form to resemble a pine tree.
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S E E L E Y S TO N E WA R E A N D P O R C E L A I N S E M I N A R S
Update for 2004 casting, decorating and firing of porcelain and acquaints you with new
For Certification: techniques for the next level of expertise in stoneware. Make three
If you wish to be certified as a High Fire Ceramic Artist, the fol- stoneware and three porcelain projects. High Fire Proficiency Exam is
lowing two two-day seminars are required. In addition, to achieve given at the end of this seminar.
this title in our School, there will be a test, Seeley’s High Fire
Proficiency Exam. It will be available on line. You will be advised, Studio Success Seminar - These seminars include the one-day
via e-mail, about how to go about it. After passing, you will receive Stoneware and Porcelain Studio Business Success Seminar and the two-
the title Seeley’s Stoneware and Porcelain Product Teacher. day Stoneware and Porcelain 4 Fun Program. Please inquire for our
brochures. They offer you in-depth training in the business of operating
Fundamental Skills Seminar - a 2-day seminar. You will learn to pour a profitable business in high fire ceramics. You will receive a complete
and cast stoneware and porcelain, the right way, use tints and thinner, Business Manual. Some of the most important features covered in the
let set, trim and dry these high fire clay bodies, Seeley’s dust-free clean- Seminar and accompanying Manual: The First 90 Days, Investment,
ing method, attach knobs, and handles, decorate porcelain with silk Ordering, Profit Potential and Discounts, Goal Setting and Planning,
flowers and more, glaze on soft fired green ware and on mature bisque, Understanding our Seminar System, Art Center Set-Up and Time
use our high fire Galaxy glazes on stoneware and fire stoneware and Management, Profitable Pricing and Selling, Marketing and Creating New
porcelain the right and safe way. Students, Stoneware 4 Fun & Décor Marketing Program, Student
Relations, Developing a Student Handbook, Product Information and
My Decorative Skills – a 2-day seminar focusing on decorating Flow, Some Fundamental Technical Help.
stoneware as well as porcelain. It covers the basics of decorating high-
fired and soft-fired ware and provides you with a comprehensive Lithophanes, Porcelain Magic Our newest, one-day seminar will teach
overview of painting (including china painting), glazing and firing. you the exciting creation of Lithophanes, the revival of a European
The six projects you finish during these two days are all very differ- technique from the 1800s. A Lithophane is a china painted translucent
ent, teaching you how to use different underglazes, glazes and spe- porcelain pane showing its motif when light shines through it. You learn
cialty products on stoneware and porcelain in the soft- and high-fired to cast, trim, china paint and fire two Lithophanes. Make wonderful
stages. night lights and decorations for any home.
O T H E R SE M I N A R S A T O U R SC H O O L
These seminars vary widely in content and duration. They will keep you
updated on new techniques and products.
Beautiful Stoneware & Porcelain - #2 A two-day seminar to make you
feel comfortable creating many types of designs in porcelain and
For more information about Seeley’s School of High Fire Ceramic Arts,
stoneware on your own. This seminar takes a comprehensive look at the
call (800) 433-1191.
Congratulations to the graduating Seeley’s High Fire Ceramic Artists:
Andrea Fullmer, WA Nancy Nelson, WA Ron Peterson, WA
Seeley’s Ceramic Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 669 Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone: 607-433-1240 • Toll Free 1-800-433-1191 • Fax 607-432-2042 • Email: email@example.com • Website: toneware.seeleys.com