I took my son down the road to the art studio for the first time today. They have a bunch of pottery that you can go in and paint, they fire it, and you pick it up a couple days later. Would I be able to airbrush the pottery with wicked or comart and it be safe when they put it in the kiln? I don't know anything about pottery, but they dip it in blue gunk then put it in the kiln. I just want to be sure the paint wont run off. I am thinking it would be a nice change from paper and allow me to learn angles and such.
No , You need pottery glaze which works fine through an airbrush . Running a .35 or a .5 set up.
My first airbrush was a hand me down from my parents which was an old paashce VL that they use for years to airbrush pottery.
Even if you used a clear ceramic glaze over the wicked the super high heat from the kiln would burn it up.

Pottery Glaze cost about as much as wicked or standard createx.
Hmmmmm Interesting.... havent tried AB'ing any pottery or ceramics...but using regular paints on Ceramic I never had to have them fired in a Kiln.... couple of coats of sealer and was good to go!

Terracotta type pottery may be whole different story. I always used regular ceramics and some figures that were molded from crushed pecan shells.

This picture below is just to illustrate that glaze is not needed...... It's 15 years old and only has a Matte sealer on. I did this one back when I was just learning to use paints ( Not airbrush) and watering it down to get blends for colors and fades as can be seen on the feathers. Though she may look a bit stoned (Hopefully something I can learn to do better when AB'ing) I was more focused on the feathers and was quite proud of the way it turned out... considering this is back in modem days and there were no tutorials without reading books.. so it was self taught.

Anyway, If your scared of glazing (which it real shouldn't effect the work) just remember a standard ceramic sealer can work to. However bare in mind that these will add some depth and contrast to colors when applied. The intended effects can be lost easily.

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