Picture of Rejoice Cross Ornament

Rejoice Cross Ornament

Create a special keepsake ornament for the entire family to enjoy. You’ll rejoice in how easy it is using Duncan Concepts Underglazes and Premium Gold. 

  1. Wipe ornament with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush three coats Really White to front of cross. Let dry. Repeat on reverse side.  Let dry.
  3. Stilt and fire to cone 06.
  4. Size pattern to fit cross. Trace “Rejoice” on tracing paper and transfer to cross using carbon paper under tracing. 
  5. Pour a very small amount of Gold onto foil. Dip brush into Gold and follow transferred image.  Let dry.
  6. Dip brush into Essence and with soft cloth or tissue and clean brush.
  7. Stilt cross on kiln shelf and fire to cone 018.

 

 

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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.

Miscellaneous:

  • Foil or foam plate for paint palette
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Paper towels
  • Cotton swabs
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Carbon or transfer paper