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Timeless Kitchen

Simple, yet stylish, these functional kitchen pieces from the Duncan® Oh Four Everyday collection take on an enduring appeal with complementary colors from the Duncan® Satin Glazes™ and Courtyard™ Art Glazes collections.

Instructions

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

UTENSIL HOLDER
 2. Measure 1” down from top of vessel. At 1” mark, use pencil to draw small dots around circumference to use as a guide for tape. Place a piece of masking tape just above dots and around circumference.
 
3. Measure 1/2” from bottom of tape and again use pencil to draw small dots around circumference. Add another strip of tape around vessel, but this time just below dot marks.
 
4. Measure 2 1/4” up from bottom of vessel; mark with dots and run strip of tape on top of the marks to leave a 2 1/4” band at bottom.
 
5. Pour some Duncan® Satin Clear glaze inside vessel and roll around to coat inside. Brush with Fan Glaze to make sure inside is evenly coated. Let dry.
 
6. Pour CY 113 onto palette. Use Fan Glaze brush to paint three coats Duncan? Courtyard? Hearthstone on top of container and the open middle area that is taped off. Refer to photo. Let dry after each coat.
 
7. Once thoroughly dry, remove tape. Add strips of tape over the edges of the Hearthstone, leaving the unpainted areas open.
 
8. Pour puddle of Red Velvet on palette. Paint three coats Red Velvet in remaining areas and the bottom of the vessel. Let dry after each coat.
 
9. Stilt vessel and fire to cone 06.


GRAVY BOAT

1. Brush three coats Red Velvet inside gravy boat carrying over to handle. Let dry after each coat.
 
2. Brush three coats Red Velvet to entire base. Let dry after each coat.
 
3. Brush three coats Hearthstone to remaining areas. Let dry after each coat.
 
4. Stilt in kiln and fire to cone 06

COLANDER

1. Brush two coats Clear inside colander. Let dry after each coat.
 
2. Brush three coats Red Velvet to outside, handles and bottom of colander. Let dry after each coat. HINT:  If paint seems a little thick, dilute with some water and shake bottle well. Paint should flow smoothly.
 
3. Stilt in kiln and fire to cone 06.

CONDIMENT CONTAINERS – Small and Large

1. SMALL:  Around circumference at top lip of container, measure and mark dots 1 7/8” apart followed by 7/8” apart. Continue around entire circumference.
 
2. Tape off the 7/8” sections bringing tape down to base. You will end up with 7/8” openings between the tape pieces.
 
3. Pour puddle of Hearthstone on palette.  Brush three coats Hearthstone in the 7/8” openings. Let dry after each coat. Remove tape.
 
4. Add new pieces of tape over the Hearthstone right up to the edge leaving the unpainted, wide areas exposed.
 
5. Paint three coats Red Velvet inside wide strips. Let dry after each coat. Remove tape.
 
6. Pour some Satin Clear glaze inside the hole of lid. Roll around to coat and pour out excess.
 
7. Paint three coats Hearthstone to top and bottom of lid. Let dry after each coat.
 
8. Paint three coats Red Velvet to one side of spoon, drying between coats. Turn over to reverse side and repeat. Let dry.
 
9. Stilt container, lid and spoon in kiln and fire to Cone 06.
 
10. LARGE:  From top to base, measure and use pencil to mark horizontal stripes 3/4” apart around circumference of container. Add strips of tape making sure there are 3/4” spaces on the second and fourth rings.
 
11. Paint three coats Hearthstone in taped off 3/4” sections. Let dry after each coat.
 
12. Remove tape and add new pieces of tape over the previously painted stripes leaving the unpainted stripes exposed. Paint these stripes with three coats Red Velvet. Let dry after each coat.
 
13. Pour some Satin Clear glaze inside hole of lid and roll around to coat; pour out excess.
 
14. Brush three coats Red Velvet to top and bottom of lid. Let dry after each coat.
 
15. Paint three coats Hearthstone to one side of spoon. Let dry after each coat. Turn over to reverse side and repeat to complete painting spoon.
 
16. Stilt container, lid and spoon 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:

  • Paper towels
  • Ruler, 6” or 12”
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Container for water
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Masking tape, 1/4”
  • Pencil