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Uniquely Modern Christmas Tree

This nontraditional Christmas tree design is the perfect setting for your unique creativity. Use reds, greens and random coloring to create quite possibly the most favorite decoration of the season.

  1. Wipe tree with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Paint top petal on tree with three coats Really White. Let dry.
  3. Paint three coats of Really Red to three petals as desired.
  4. Determine where you want to paint the remaining petals with the remaining three green colors. Lightly mark with pencil.
  5. Paint three coats Neon Green to petals to those marked petals.
  6. Follow with three coats Light Ivy to petals designated.
  7. Paint Dark Ivy to the remaining petals. Let everything dry.
  8. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to bottom of tree. Let dry.
  9. Stilt tree 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:


  • Foil or foam plate for paint palette
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water