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Fruit Majolica Charger Plate

Bright, fruity Concepts® are applied over the rich White Satin Glaze in this impressive Majolica Technique.


1. Clean greenware and fire to shelf cone 04.

2. Using the SB 807 No 6 Fan Glaze apply three (3) coats of SN 352 White to front and back of plate. Let dry completely.

3. Use pencil to divide rim of charger in 12 sections. Use clay carbon and pencil to transfer pattern to center of plate. To alternating sections of rim, transfer individual fruits.

4. Using the SB 808 No 4 Round apply one (1) CN 021 Light Saffron to Lemons avoiding highlight.

5. Keeping the brush loaded with same color, pull one side of brush through CN 181 Light Kiwi. Keeping the Kiwi to one side of Lemon, begin to shade the Lemon working across to the opposite side.

6. With CN 022 Bright Saffron and the Round, apply one (1) coat to all Pears avoiding highlights.

7. Keeping brush loaded with the same color, pull one side of brush through CN 042 Bright Papaya. Keeping the Papaya to one side of Pear begin shading, continue across to other side, letting color fade.

8. Apply one (1) coat of CN 073 Dark Scarlet to all Apples avoiding highlight with the Round.

9. With same color in the brush pull one side of brush again through the CN 073 Dark Scarlet. Working from one side of the Apple begin to apply shadow working across to opposite side to fade.

10. Load the SB 802 No 1 Liner with CN 232 Bright Briarwood and apply one (1) coat to all stems on fruit.

11. Load the Round with CN 182 Bright Kiwi and tip into CN 153 Dark Blue Spruce. Use a press, pull and lift stroke to pull in all leaves from base to tip, two (2) coats.

12. Apply a thin line of color one (1) coat with the Liner to the edge of the remaining unpainted sections of rim as follows:

CN 022 Bright Saffron Beside Apples

CN 042 Bright Papaya Beside Lemons

CN 073 Dark Scarlet Beside Pears

13. Next to the thin lines, apply a second thin line of CN 182 Bright Kiwi one (1) coat with the Liner.

14. Using the SB 805 No 8 Shader to apply two (2) coats of CN 153 Dark Blue Spruce to remaining unpainted sections of rim.

15. Apply a line of thinned CN 111 Light Delft to the inner rim next to the painted border for a shadow look.

16. Add 2 teaspoons of CN 253 Dark Black to the bottle for the Precision Decorator Tool and thin slightly. Attach the black tip to the bottle. Begin to outline the entire design as well as the painted thin stripes.

17. Let dry, stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.

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What you need:


  • Clay Carbon
  • Pencil
  • Precision Decorator Tool
  • Banding Wheel
  • Duncan Mold, Charger Plate DM 2013