underglaze

[uhn-der-gleyz] Ceramics.
adjective
1.
(of a color or decoration) applied to a piece before the piece is glazed.
noun
2.
color or decoration applied to a piece before it is glazed.

Origin:
1875–80; under- + glaze

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underglaze (ˈʌndəˌɡleɪz)
 
adj
1.  ceramics applied to pottery or porcelain before the application of glaze
 
n
2.  a pigment, etc, applied in this way

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Skills developed will be slab work, pinch pot, and underglaze application.
However, it should be noted that some underglaze colors cannot be used under this glaze as they will change color radically.
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