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Definition: Engobe (noun) is very much like slip. The differentiating factor is that engobes are formulated using fritted material, which reduces shrinkage. Due to this change in components, engobes are used on pottery that has already been bisqued.
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Engobes can be used to give a pot greater depth and visual range in its decorated surface.
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