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Sweet Summer Days Watermelon Bowl

Fill your summer days with yummy food and creativity! Combine your love of both with this watermelon bowl that looks good enough to eat.


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

2. Sponge three coats of Sunset Red onto inside bowl, up to within an inch of top rim. Let dry.

3. Sponge Light Kiwi onto rim of bowl and slightly overlapping to inside.

4. Continue sponging Light Kiwi onto outside of bowl in 1” stripes, leaving about 1.5” of space in between each stripe. Sponge three coats and let dry.

5. Sponge three coats of Clover in between Light Kiwi stripes, blending into the Light Kiwi.

6. Load the No. 4 Round with Black and press bristles randomly onto inside of bowl to create seeds. Let dry.

7. Brush two coats of Clear onto white rind section on inside top part of bowl. Let dry completely.

8. 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:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Paper towels
  • Foil or foam plate for palette