Metallic background
Powders based on metals (gold, silver, copper) are used to cover the porcelain surface. So, are obtained some velvety and iridescent funds on which paint with the colours. This technique is used by the painter expecially to realize pictures with landscapes, often of classical setting: the special and particular effect achieved allows exceeding the results of the traditional decoration..
Plaque with landscape of ancient Rome, subject by E.R. Franz

Classical technique
American technique
Technique of "trompe l'oeil"

Gold painting technique
Technique of painting on metallic background
Scandinavian technique