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Love Begets Love

Certainly love is something that multiplies throughout our lives and this plate exemplifies that exact sentiment. You’ll love expressing your creativity with Duncan® Oh Four® Bisque and Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes on a plate your loved ones will treasure year after year.

Instructions

  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Trace pattern onto tracing paper.
  3. Place plate on work surface with indentation running vertically on left side. From top of plate, use ruler to measure down and mark with pencil the following measurements: 2¾”, 4½”, 6” and 7¼”. Draw a horizontal line across plate at these measurements from indented strip to right edge.
  4. Place graphite paper on plate. Position tracing paper with traced pattern on top and pencil over letters and hearts to transfer to plate.
  5. Place strip of painter’s tape directly under the penciled line at the 2¾” mark and one down the inside right side of indentation.
  6. Pour puddle of Light Pink. Using No. 6 Round, paint three coats Light Pink into “LOVE” letters. Let dry after each coat.
  7. Place a strip of tape under the 4½” mark.
  8. Using No. 6 Round, paint “LOVE” with three coats of Light Grape. Let dry after each coat.
  9. Move strip of tape below the 6” line. Paint three coats Light Pink into the “LOVE” letters. Let dry after each coat.
  10. Place a strip of tape below the 7¼” mark and one over the 6” mark. Use No. 10 Round and paint three coats Light Grape in the open space. Let dry after each coat.
  11. Place tape above the 7¼” mark. Paint the bottom stripe with three coats Light Pink. Let dry between coats.
  12. Using graphite paper, transfer “Love” in script in the Light Purple space.
  13. Use Liner to paint three coats Black into script “Love”. Let dry after each coat.
  14. Transfer heart pattern onto bottom stripe and one in each “O”.
  15. Paint one good coat Neon Red inside hearts. Let dry.
  16. Paint three coats Neon Red in the areas around the “LOVE” letters in the vertical stripe on the far left side of the plate. Let dry after each coat.
  17. Paint three coats Black into the vertical “LOVE” letters and around the open spaces of the three other “LOVE” words. Let dry after each coat.
  18. Use Fan Glaze brush to paint three coats Black to back of plate. Let dry after each coat.
  19. Use Fan Glaze brush to apply one thin coat Pure Brilliance to front and back. Let dry.
  20. Stilt and fire to witness 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
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Painter’s tape
  • Graphite paper
  • Ruler – 12”
  • Container for water
  • Potter’s sponge