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Sunny Day


  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove any bisque dust. Let dry.
  2. Using a pencil, lightly sketch large sunflowers randomly all over the inside of bowl. Refer to photo.
  3. Cut a small piece of clay carbon paper and place on flower center or where desired on one of the flowers, then place bumblebee pattern on top of clay carbon paper and trace over design with pen to transfer design onto bowl. Repeat twice more in desired locations on flowers.
  4. Using the No. 6 Fan Glaze, apply three flowing coats of Green Apple to the backside of bowl, letting color dry thoroughly between coats.
  5. Using the No. 1 Liner, apply Mask ‘n Peel® to the three bumblebees and along the edge of the Green Apple coloring on the backside edge of rim. Allow the mask to dry thoroughly.
  6. Pour a puddle of Sunflower Yellow on a piece of foil and slightly thin with water to a creamy consistency. Using the No. 6 Round, apply the Sunflower Yellow to each of the petals of the flowers with long, flowing strokes and with some petals overlapping others. Let dry and apply a second coat over each petal.
  7. Pour a puddle of Chutney Spice onto foil and slightly thin with water. Dip the No. 6 Round in water, tap out excess on a paper towel and side load bristles in Chutney Spice. Add a stroke between the petals along the edges to create shading and depth.
  8. Fill in flower centers with Chutney Spice, using brush bristles to stipple color in to create texture. Let dry and repeat with a second coat.
  9. On a piece of foil, pour a small amount of each of the following: Paprika Red, Chutney Spice, Green Apple and Black.
  10. Using the No. 1 Liner, slightly thin the Green Apple and Chutney Spice with water. Add a wash to the background between petals with loose, flowing strokes of Green Apple. Repeat with Chutney Spice over the Green Apple.
  11. Using the No. 1 Liner, add details to the petals with Paprika Red and Chutney Spice, pulling strokes from the center of flower outward. Refer to photo.
  12. Outline and add detailing to the flower centers and outline petals with Black.
  13. Remove Mask ‘n Peel® from bumblebees and from around rim.
  14. Following the pattern, use the No. 1 Liner to fill in the first and third stripe of bumblebee with Sunflower Yellow. Add Black to the head, upper body and fuzzy lines on the lower part of body. Add the legs, outline the wings and create small line details in the wings with Black. Let dry.
  15. Using the No. 6 Fan Glaze, apply two flowing coats of Pure Brilliance™ to the front and back of bowl.
  16. Stilt and fire to witness cone 06.
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What you need:


  • Pen
  • Paper towels
  • Foil
  • Sponge
  • Scissors
  • Clay carbon paper
  • Water container