Picture of Holiday Heartlight Ornament

Holiday Heartlight Ornament

Set your creativity aglow on the Duncan® Oh Four® heart ornament. The tangled strands give this ornament its personality and charm for a treasured heirloom you’ll love year to year.

Instructions

1. Freehand design onto heart or transfer patterns as desired using pencil, tracing paper and clay carbon paper.

2. Refer to photo for color placement or paint as desired. Use a heavier shade of each color to shadow each ornament and leave the center area white for highlight. See photo.

3. Use Liner brush to paint Black on the fine cording and plug-in. Let dry.

4. Use Fan Glaze brush to gently dab Pure Brilliance on colored ornaments being careful not to smear. Let dry. Apply second coat.

5. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to back of ornament. Let dry.

6. Stilt in kiln 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:

  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Potter's sponge
  • Pencil
  • Tracing paper
  • Clay carbon paper
  • Container for water