Draw lines of color or gold around edge or rim of bisques or glost wares.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Liners do?

Draws line of color or gold around edge or rim of bisque or glost ware, such as cups and plates, with brush: Sets ware on wheel and centers it. Starts wheel revolving. Holds brush against spinning ware, resting arm or hand on support to steady it and make line straight. Draws lines on handles and oval or irregular-shaped ware freehand. May use hand roller to apply decorative color to ware edges. May mix color glazes by hand to obtain specified color shade. May paint bands or lines on exterior and interior of glassware, such as tumblers, vases, and bowls, and be designated Bander, Hand.

Should I be a Liner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: High Lighter, Sketch Liner

    How to become a Liner

    Most Liners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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