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Snow Falling Fired Ornaments

Adorn your tree in wintery creativity this year! Create these fired bisque ornaments with Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes and billowy effects from Duncan® Fired Snow.

  1. Remove hanger from both ornaments.
  2. Wipe ornaments with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  3. Brush three coats of Neon Red onto one of the ornaments and three coats of Light Kiwi onto the other. Place eraser end of pencil into ornaments and place in a cup to keep ornaments from touching anything while drying.
  4. Stir Fired Snow and apply to tops of ornaments with brush to simulate snowcap and dripping snow. Smooth with dampened brush. Make small dots around ornament for falling snow effects. Let dry completely.
  5. To fire ornaments, insert porcelain hollow rod or nichrome wire rod into ornament and place in kiln. Fire to cone 06.
  6. Reattach wire hanger on ornaments.
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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
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Porcelain Hollow Rods 4” – 6” or Nichrome Wire Rods
  • Pencil
  • Cup