Picture of A Step Back in Time Divided Dish

A Step Back in Time Divided Dish

Give your holiday serveware a nostalgic touch by using the newest colors in the Duncan® Shimmer Glazes line! The pink and yellow give a feel of yesteryear while still staying festive for all your holiday gatherings. 

  1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Trace an approximate 2” circle in center section of plate. Trace two smaller circles in the remaining sections (refer to photo if necessary).
  3. Brush three coats Yellow Citrine in the largest center ornament.
  4. Brush three coats Pink Tourmaline in the middle size ornament and three coats Aquamarine in the smallest. Let dry.
  5. Paint ornament toppers with Bright Saffron.
  6. Mix a small amount of Black into the Saffron and dilute mixture to thin.
  7. Use Liner brush to paint round hanger and outline ornament topper.  Paint fine line from each ornament to top of plate. Let dry.
  8. Brush three coats Yellow Citrine to back of plate. Let dry.
  9. Brush edges of plate and dividers with fan brush allowing brush to go slightly over the sides and feathering into the front of plate. Let dry.
  10. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance to bisque areas, dry and brush a light coat over plate. Let dry.
  11. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06. 
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Foil or foam plate for paint palette
  • Pencil
  • Circle template