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St. Patrick’s Day Chip & Dip Plate

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in shamrock style with this adorably green chip & dip plate! Decorated with Duncan® Concepts Underglazes and a little bit of creativity, your party guests will feel super lucky to be snacking from something so stylish.

Instructions

1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2. Brush three coats of Bright Kiwi onto inside wall and top rim of dish, avoiding wall around dip area. Leave bottom white.

3. Brush three coats of Neon Orange onto outside wall of dip section and along top of rim. Let dry.

4. Trace shamrock pattern onto clear side of shelf paper. Cut out inside of design, leaving outside edges intact to create stencil.

5. Place stencil on bottom of dish, making sure edges are well sealed. 

6. Sponge or brush three coats of Bright Kiwi onto shamrock design in stencil. Let dry.

7. Dip eraser end of pencil in Bright Kiwi and make three dots in a triangular pattern with sides touching to form a shamrock. Create shamrocks randomly and pointing in different directions all along outside wall of dish. Use the No. 1 Liner to create a stem at the base of each shamrock. Let dry completely.

8. Place on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.

9. Brush one coat of Pure Brilliance on unglazed bisque areas of dish, including base. Let dry.

10. Brush a second coat over entire dish. Let dry completely.

11. Stilt 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:

  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • New pencil with unused, flat eraser
  • Craft knife or scissors
  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Pencil
  • Clear adhesive-backed shelf paper