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Party Eggs-stravaganza

Get ready to dish up some Fourth of July fun with a serving piece your guests will look for year after year. Duncan® Concepts Undgerlazes® and French Dimensions™ turn this ordinary dish into one that’s eggstra-special!

Instructions

  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Trace pattern on to tracing paper. Use pencil to trace over lines on reverse side of tracing paper. Place in center of dish.
  3. Pencil over the tracing to transfer image to bisque.
  4. Using No. 4 Liner, paint Light Nautical streaks in the background of the center of the plate. Let dry and then add a second coat. Let dry.
  5. Using No. 4 Liner, paint three coats Neon Red in “Celebrate.” Let dry after each coat.
  6. Using No. 6 Round, paint a clean line of Neon Red around edges of four egg depressions. Fill in with three coats Neon Red. Let dry after each coat.
  7. Repeat steps of painting another four egg depressions with three coats Light Nautical. Refer to photo for placement. Let dry after each coat.
  8. Pour a smaller puddle of Dark Delft on palette. Using No. 4 Liner, paint Dark Delft stars in the remaining egg depressions. Let dry and add a second coat. Let dry.
  9. Test flow of French Dimensions paints on paper towel. If difficult to squeeze out, warm bottle in hands to achieve a smoother flow.
  10. Using the French Scarlet, squeeze scalloped lines around the center circle. Refer to photo.
  11. Using the French Delft, squeeze dashed lines around the outer perimeter of plate. Let dry. Add French Scarlet dots in center of the plate. Let dry.
  12. Add French Delft dots in the stars in the egg depressions. Let dry.
  13. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance® over the front of the plate being careful to brush a thinner coat inside the egg depressions. Let dry.
  14. Use Fan Glaze brush to apply two coats of Pure Brilliance to back of plate. Let dry after each coat.
  15. Stilt in kiln 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
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Tracing paper, one sheet approx. 8” x 10”
  • Pencil
  • Container for water
  • Paper towels