Picture of Star Struck Bowl

Star Struck Bowl

You’ll be in awe with how easy it is to create this fun polka dot design. Just paint over some shelf paper circle templates to start and then add smaller dots with the end of a pencil! And now you’ve got a fun polka dot bowl that is ready to serve up your patriotic holiday snacks.

  1. Wipe bowl with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Trace ½” rounds on shelf paper and cut out.
  3. Remove backing and adhere to sides of bowl, 2-3 per side.
  4. Brush three coats Bright Delft to outsides and bottom of bowl. Let dry thoroughly between coats and after final coat.
  5. Use flat eraser end of pencil and dab into Really White and make dots randomly around larger circles. Let dry thoroughly.
  6. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to inside of bowl and one light coat to sides. Let dry.
  7. Stilt on kiln shelf 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:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towel
  • Clear adhesive backed shelf paper
  • Pencil with unused flat-end eraser
  • Scissors
  • 1/2” circle template