Picture of Majestic Creature Sea Turtle Serving Bowl

Majestic Creature Sea Turtle Serving Bowl

Bring the majesty of the sea indoors with this beautiful underwater scene serving bowl that features the magnificent sea turtle. Duncan Crystal Glazes combined with Color Burst Crystal Chips create a mysterious underwater scene that’s breathtaking. 

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

  1. Wipe bowl with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Trace turtle on contact paper and cut out to create stencil.
  3. Remove backing from stencil and apply clear side to center bottom of bowl making sure edges are well sealed.
  4. Brush three coats Moss Green to inside, outside and bottom of bowl around turtle stencil. Let dry.Remove turtle stencil.
  5. Brush three coats Aged Moss to turtle. Let dry.
  6. Use pencil to lightly freehand shell pattern. Or, if desired, transfer design from pattern.  
  7. Use Liner brush to outline turtle shell and add eyes with Black.Let dry.
  8. Mix color chips with a little Aged Moss and apply to each section of shell. 
  9. Mix color chips with some Moss Green and apply to top and edge of bowl. Apply liberally to allow chips to drip. Let dry.
  10. Stilt bowl on kiln shelf 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:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Clean plate for palette
  • Pencil
  • Clear contact paper
  • Scissors