Picture of Proud Peacock Plates

Proud Peacock Plates

You’ll be proud to show off your creativity on the Duncan® Oh Four™ Harmony Ware Dinner Plates! Decorate them to look pleasantly peacock with Satin Glazes™ for an eye-catching centerpiece.

Instructions

  1. Lightly wipe ware with damp sponge to remove any dust.
  2. Using a pencil, lightly sketch the center of a peacock feather on each plate.
  3. Using the Fan Glaze brush, apply two coats of Clear to the entire surface area of each plate, avoiding the sketched feather center.
  4. Place a small amount of Neon Purple and Black on a piece of foil and mix thoroughly. Use the No. 1 Liner or No. 6 Round to apply three coats of this color to the center of the feather, letting dry between coats.
  5. Use the No. 1 Liner to apply three coats of Neon Blue to the next round band of the center of the feather, letting dry between coats.
  6. On foil, mix a small amount of Neon Green and Red Velvet plus a tiny amount of Black to create a brown color. Make sure to mix thoroughly. Apply this color to the next ring of the center of the feather.
  7. Use the No. 1 Liner to apply three coats of Neon Green around the center of the flower.
  8. Use the No. 1 Liner to apply three coats of Neon Purple around the upper half of the center of the feather.
  9. Use the No. 1 Liner to apply three coats of Black around the upper half of the center of the feather.
  10. Using the #1 Liner, apply individual feather lines on the entire feather, working from the base of the feather to the tip, adding the brown mixture, Neon Blue, Neon Green, Red Velvet, Neon Purple and Neon Yellow.
  11. Stilt 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:

  • Pencil
  • Foil
  • Sponge