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Autumn Accents

Both beautiful and functional, the Duncan® Oh Four® Bisque pitcher boasts beautiful color combinations from Designer Glazes™ and EZ Stroke™ Transluscent Underglazes in a nature theme that’s ideal for your fall entertaining table.


1.Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2.Shake bottle of Pure Brilliance well. Pour some into the pitcher and roll around to coat insides. Pour excess out into clean plastic container. Set pitcher aside and let dry.

3.Trace leaf patterns onto clear side of contact paper. Cut out with scissors.

4.Remove sticky backing from cut out leaves, position on pitcher and adhere. Press firmly to make sure edges are well sealed.

5.Using Fan Glaze brush, paint three coats Khaki Canvas over entire pitcher including handle. Paint over leaf cut outs. Let dry after each coat. Remove stencils.

6.Use the No. 10 Round to paint three coats Seafoam Sateen in the leaves. Let dry after each coat.

7.Using the No. 1 Liner, paint Black in the leaf veins and outline the leaves. Add outlines for transparent leaves if desired. Refer to photo. Let dry.

8.Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to bottom of pitcher. Let dry after each coat.

9.Stilt in kiln and fire to witness 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:


  • Pencil
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Container for water
  • Clear or white contact paper
  • Clean plastic container
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Scissors