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Constellations Vase

Like a spectacular sky on a clear night, this vase offers a mesmerizing look akin to an evening of cosmic sightseeing. Duncan® Crystals Glazes™ make it easy to create unpredictable effects that are out of this world.

Instructions

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

2. Pour some Pure Brilliance inside vase. Roll around and coat insides.

3. Brush two coats of Pure Brilliance inside lid and bottom of vase. Let dry.

4. Use craft stick to stir Night Frost, being careful not to disturb the crystals at the bottom of jar. Using Fan Glaze brush, apply two coats Night Frost starting from bottom of vase moving upward approximately midway staggering brush strokes. Also brush outer area of lid with 3 coats. Let dry.

5. Use craft stick to stir in crystals at bottom of jar. Apply a third coat adding crystals as desired. Let dry.

6. Use craft stick to stir Cumulous Clouds, being careful not to disturb the crystals at the bottom of jar. Paint two coats Cumulous Clouds from top of vase brushing slightly into the Night Frost staggering strokes into some areas of the Night Frost. Let dry.

7. Use craft stick to stir in crystals at bottom of jar. Apply a third coat adding crystals as desired. Let dry.

8. Apply three coats Cumulous Clouds also on top area of lid and knob following same procedure above. Let dry.

9. Stilt vase and lid 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:


Miscellaneous:

  • Paper towel
  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Craft stick