Knead the paste well, before starting the
Prepare the piece. If the procedure is long, it is recommended
to wet the fingers once in a while to keep the Keramikal plastic.
Allow the piece to dry 1 hr. (for very small or thin pieces) to 7 days
(for thick objects) in a shaded place. A large piece should be placed on a
sheet of cloth
in order to allow for strain formed during the drying process.
toughen, bake the piece for 30
minutes inside a regular baking oven, preheated to 170
is important that the temperature does not
nor fall below 150
. If you are uncertain of the conditions inside your oven pre-testing,
using a small piece, is recommended.
piece can be dyed or painted either before or after
Water, gouash, acrylic or glass paints
give the best results. However, since the variety of paints is enormous,
pre-testing of the desired paint on a small
sample will ensure good results.
Unused material should be slightly wetted, wrapped in plastic bag
and kept for future use.