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Patriotic Party Servingware Set

Throw the perfect patriotic party and celebrate America’s birthday in style! Create a red, white and blue servingware set featuring classic diamond patterns that show your red, white and blue pride while serving up some tasty goodies.

  1. Wipe platter and bowl with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

PLATTER: 

  1. Use pencil and ruler to lightly draw diagonal lines onto platter (they should be the width of the ¼” tape). Lay strips of tape following the lines to create diamond patterns.
  2. Paint three coats Neon Red in alternating rows of the diamond shapes, as shown. Let dry. Remove tape.
  3. Using Liner brush, paint three coats Federal Blue in the ¼” stripes. Let dry.
  4. Brush two coats of Pure Brilliance in the remaining white diamonds. Let dry.
  5. Repeat with two coats of Pure Brilliance on the bottom side of the platter. Let dry.
  6. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.

BOWL:

  1. Use pencil and ruler as a guide to draw diagonal lines around bowl, creating rows of diamond shapes.
  2. Use Liner brush to outline every other diamond with Federal Blue. Use No. 6 round to brush three coats Federal Blue to fill in diamonds. Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Neon Red to inside bowl. Let dry.
  4. Stilt bowl 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:


Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Pencil
  • 12" Ruler
  • Masking tape, ¼”