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Swirled Peace Trinket Box

Show your support for all things peaceful by making this unique marbleized-look peace box. Using a fun special ingredient, shaving cream, you’ll create a unique look that can never be replicated.

Instructions

1. Wipe box and lid with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2. On freezer paper, spray thick coat of shaving cream approximately 12” x 5” high.

3. Pour puddles of the colors, except Black, randomly over the cream.

4. Swirl brush into paints to marbleize.

5. Dip the sides of box into the cream and lift up.

6. Repeat with lid.

7. Rinse shaving cream off under running water. Let dry.

8. Brush two coats Black in peace sign on lid. Let dry.

9. Sponge two coats Pure Brilliance to box and lid. Let dry.

10. Stilt in kiln 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:

  • Container for water
  • Freezer paper, approximately 12”-14” sheet
  • Potter's sponge
  • Palette knife
  • Shaving cream
  • Foil or foam plate for palette