Picture of Expressions of Love Hand

Expressions of Love Hand

Sometimes the best way to tell someone you love them is without saying a word. This symbolic piece uses sign language and color to send a beautiful message. 

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


  1. Wipe bisque with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Divide hand into six sections horizontally across hand.
  3. Beginning from bottom of hand, measure 1¼” up. Mark and tape off around hand. Paint three coats of Neon Red (or desired color). Let dry.
  4. Remove tape and mark off another 1¼” above the red. Tape off. Paint three coats Neon Orange. Let dry.
  5. Repeat with taping off 1¼” above the orange. Brush three coats Neon Yellow.  Let dry. Remove tape.
  6. Mark and tape off approximately 1” from the Neon Yellow. Brush three coats Green Apple. Let dry.
  7. Divide the remaining parts of fingers in half. Brush three coats Neon Blue above the Green Apple and Bright Purple over remaining parts of fingers. Let dry.
  8. Brush two solid coats of Neon Red to base as desired or two coats Pure Brilliance. Let dry.
  9. Stilt hand on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06
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What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Masking tape, ¼”
  • Ruler/measuring tape