Picture of Belle of the Ball Dress Bank

Belle of the Ball Dress Bank

Painted like everyone’s favorite folklore heroine, this famous blue gown is also a bank! Paint it to replicate the famous future princess’s attire for a fun little one’s bedroom décor piece.

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

 

  1. Remove stopper from base of dress.
  2. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  3. Lightly with pencil sketch in the ovals on both sides of dress at waistline.
  4. Brush three coats Light Aqua on top part of dress leaving a tiny strip of white in center down to waistband and around the sketched ovals on each side of skirt.  Brush base of gown as desired. Let dry.
  5. Brush the unpainted strip down center of front and the unpainted bustles with a coat of Pure Brilliance. Let dry.
  6. Stilt bank on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  7. Use Liner brush to paint White Gold in white strip down bodice. Make fine stars over dress. Let dry.
  8. Stilt and re-fire to cone 018.
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What you need:


Miscellaneous:

  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Pencil