[This is the absolute most amazing idea of the millennium. The mesh holds a bit of glaze and when you release after dipping, it runs to the spots that were dry and seals the surface. I've always HATED dipping tongs and the bite marks they leave behind.]
Mixing and Using Glazes. tips like Wetting overly porous bisque will reduce the porosity and help in getting an even glaze application. If bisque is not porous enough due to over firing or if additional glaze needs to be added to an already glazed and fired piece, heating the piece in the oven or on top of the kiln before applying the glaze may help by opening the pores.