Picture of Be Yourself Bee Plate

Be Yourself Bee Plate

Bees are known to be hard working creatures and so can this fun plate. Use it to serve everything from biscuits to cookies to appetizers. No matter what’s on the plate it’s a honey of an addition to your serve ware collection.

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1.      Wipe all ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2.      Brush three coats of Really White to wings. Let dry.
  3.      Brush three coats Dark Straw to stripes. Refer to photo. Let dry.
  4.      Brush tips of wings with Dark Straw, dry brushing into the Really White. Refer to photo. Let dry.
  5.      Brush 2-3 coats Black to remaining stripes and head. Let dry.
  6.      Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to back of plate. Let dry.
  7.      Stilt plate 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
  • Container for water
  • Clean plate for palette