Ceramic Light Fixtures – Painting Ceramic Lighting

Ceramic art fixtures are a great way to enhance a creative and colorful environment. Not only do you break free of the trendy standard fixtures, there is an added benefit to own a hand crafted piece of artwork. There are hundreds of  lighting  groups that manufacture thousands of mass produced fixtures. The new trends for this generation are to express creativity and new age styles. Ceramic light fixtures can be custom painted and glazed to match or create any style. The artist touch from yourself or a professional artist will make the living environment shine with originality.

Ceramic Design and Finishes

Ceramic light fixtures have smooth curve design that flows throughout the room. There color and patterns add a special light hearted and creative feel. The ceramic textures allow for many different finishes. The standard acrylic finish can be applied for a flat color application. The glazed finishes allow for artist freedom in expression, color harmonies and design. With the add illumination from the interior of the light this brings out the true detail and color on the ceramic itself.

This technique is a kiln fired process which permanently locks the color and the pattern to the ceramic. Every hand created fixture will be slightly varied providing a great sense of variety and unity. Another option for finishing a ceramic light is the faux finish. This is a finishes that involves on painting an acrylic texture and adding another layer of texture or color. Faux finishes are much like glazes only they have a more regulated pattern. Finally, the last option is to try painting your own fixture and let the creativity free with your own custom ceramic art  lighting .