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#1    My work is fully guaranteed for your peace of mind.
Hand-painting tile is such a meticulous process that most tile painters hesitate to offer a full warranty.  Using emails, phone when necessary, digital camera and scanning, by the time I pick up a brush, I know exactly what you want, and you will be certain of what you are getting.

#2     I have 22 years experience painting with ceramic glazes.
I apprenticed for 8 years with a ceramic sculptress and learned my palette. Because you do not see what your color looks like until it is fired in a kiln, you have to memorize each color, i.e., its properties, transparencies and firing qualities.  Glaze colors cannot be mixed like other paints, so a complete knowledge of  EACH separate glaze is necessary.  Since there are thousands of glaze colors, this takes some time and effort.

#3      I use only the true ceramic process.
The true ceramic process is the bonding of color to the clay body, as opposed to china painting which is a very low-fired paint that bonds only on the surface of the ware, and is by its nature less durable.  When we dig up shipwrecks and ruins of old civilizations, true ceramic ware, along with gold, is the only thing that remains, and is the best evidence of our human history that we have.
If you use another hand-painter, be sure to ask what process they are using. Many websites do not tell you they are actually doing china painting.  It is a far easier, less expensive and slightly less durable method of painting tile.

#4      All my work is One-Of-A-Kind and hand painted by me.
I use no reproductive methods such as stencils, decals, transfers etc.  You are buying the unique custom work of one American artist.

#5      Anything you can think up, I can paint.
I am the only hand-painter who paints ALL subjects, styles and motifs, in the myriad processes that ceramic offers.  People said that specializing would earn me more money, but I love to paint ALL the different motifs and styles, so that is my gift and my specialty.

#6      Ordinary prices for extraordinary work--this gives you extraordinary value.
My realistic style of painting murals is considered fine art, and takes at least twice as long to create as most other styles you see painted on tile.  But my prices are very reasonable and do not reflect this increase in labor time.  I happen to LOVE what I do.

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Dy's Art Tiles
Why Use My Tile?

Contact Dy
1-352-307-7584
DysArtTiles@aol.com