Picture of Color Nirvana

Color Nirvana

Smooth and contemporary, this pitcher gets its playful verve with an infusion of bright colors from Concepts® Underglazes for Bisque & Majolica.


  1. Wipe ware with damp silk sponge to remove any dust.
  2. Place a puddle of Light Taupe onto foil. Tap slightly dampened sea wool sponge into Light Taupe. Tap excess onto foil. Lightly sponge entire piece to create a stippled look.
  3. Place a small amount of Dark Black onto foil. Tap toothbrush into Dark Black. Create a random pattern of small splatters over entire piece by flicking toothbrush bristles with your fingers.
  4. Trace designs onto pitcher, using clay carbon paper and pencil.
  5. Apply 3 flowing coats of Light Grape to upper portion of each letter, allowing color to end halfway down letter and staggering ending lines, using either No. 1 Liner or No. 6 Round. Let dry after each coat.
  6. Apply 3 coats of Bright Delft to lower portion of letters, blending into Light Grape portion for a shaded look. Let dry after each coat.
  7. Apply 3 coats of Really Red to heart, drops below heart and to lips, using No. 1 Liner. Let dry after each coat.
  8. Apply 3 coats of Bright Straw to wings. Let dry after each coat.
  9. Apply 3 coats of Bright Straw to upper half of arrow and 3 coats of Bright Kiwi to lower half, using No. 1 Liner. Let dry between coats.
  10. Apply 3 coats of Dark Kiwi to peace sign, using No. 1 Liner. Let dry between coats.
  11. Outline words, arrow and wings, using Black Licorice. Outline heart, drops and words, using French Really Red. Let dry thoroughly.
  12. Thin an amount of Clear Brush-On Glaze with a small amount of water. Pour thinned glaze into pitcher. Roll mixture around to coat inside. Pour out excess glaze.
  13. Sponge on 2 coats of Clear Brush-On Glaze to entire outside of pitcher, using silk sponge. Let dry between coats.
  14. Stilt and fire to witness cone 06.


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What you need:


  • Foil
  • Pencil
  • Sea wool sponge
  • Clay carbon paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Silk sponge