Picture of “One in a Melon” Quote Plate

“One in a Melon” Quote Plate

Create a comical gift for someone who you think is pretty special (and love puns!). The Duncan Oh Four® quotation bubble is the perfect setting for a juicy pun and lots of creativity. 

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


  1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Lightly freehand melon slice with pencil.
  3. Brush a solid coat Neon Red in melon flesh.
  4. Brush a solid coat Light Kiwi in rind portion of melon. Let dry.
  5. Brush two coats Ruby Shimmer over the red portion of melon and two coats Emerald Shimmer over the Light Kiwi painted rind. Let dry.
  6. Write “U R 1 in a MELON” with French Dimension and make seeds inside red portion. Let dry.
  7. Place on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  8. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance around the melon, over words and back of plate.  Let dry.
  9. Stilt and re-fire to cone 06.
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What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Clean plate for palette
  • Pencil