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Mason Jar Dishes

Celebrate the most fantastically multi-purpose object that’s on-trend right now … the Mason jar! Duncan bisque offers you a fun dish and spoon rest for you to add your creative touches. 

  1. Wipe pieces with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Trace patterns on tracing paper. Transfer to bisque. If desired, freehand lightly on bisque.
  3. Remove tip from French Dimensions and stir paint with skewer to ensure smooth even flow. Test on paper towel for fluidity.
  4. Write words on each of the plates as pictured. Let dry.
  5. Brush a coat of Grey on lids of jars. 
  6. Using slightly damp sponge, wipe back paint so the gray remains in crevices.  Let dry.
  7. Brush two coats of Caribbean Blue to front and back of plates. Let dry.
  8. Brush two coats of Clear to jar lids and one coat to remainder of plates including backs. Let dry.
  9. Stilt 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
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Skewer or thin dowel