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Tile Decorator

Print letterings or designs on unglazed tiles.

What does a Tile Decorator do?

Prints lettering or designs on unglazed tile, using silk screen process: Reads job order and examines drawing of design to determine method of making stencil. Cuts stencil by hand or photographs design on film. Selects colored glaze and thins it, using glaze thinner and stirring sticks. Prints design on tile, using silk screen process. Catalogs and stores screens for future orders. May trace, transfer, stamp, or stipple designs on tile, using brushes, stamps, sponges, stencils, or decalcomanias. May load tile in kiln and sort and grade fired tile.