Low-temperature colored glazes used on top of already fired high-temperature glazes.
Of all the different paints one can use for plastic models, enamels are the slowest to dry, but because of this hide brush strokes better. Their colors are the brightest, and because they do not melt away lacquer or acrylic paints (as a base), are great for panel lines and weathering. If you decide to thin these colors enough for the airbrush, they tend not to stick to the plastic however
Colours used for overglaze drawing drawing on porcelain. Made from glass paste pigmented with metallic oxide.
Variously-coloured opaque or transparent pigments composed of glass powder, metallic oxides and a flux (e.g. borax). As in pottery glazes, the final colour was often not apparent until after firing
The vitreous colors which have been fixed upon the ware in the kiln. Done over the glaze, they stand out upon it.
Colors applied to glass surfaces. They will run from transparent to opaque. These paints are fired into the surface of the glass between 1,100 to 1,350 degrees F.
Topcoats which are characterized by their ability to form a smooth surface; originally associated with a high gloss, but may also include a lower degree of gloss. Also a class of substances having similar composition to glass with the addition of stannic oxide, or other infusible substances to render the enamel opaque. Can be used to describe a coating which forms a film through chemical union of its component molecules during cure and in shop terminology can be used to describe paint which is no longer a lacquer. All paints, powder or liquid, that form crosslinking chemical bonds during curing, are considered enamels. The majority of industrial finishes fall into this category.
As applied to metals: transparent or opaque glaze that melts lower than copper, silver or gold on which enamel is used as the decorative finish; usually fired at about 1300ºF.