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Watercolor Design Egg Bowls

Create a watercolor effect with some diluted color for a beautiful springtime design on the teardrop shaped egg bowls. They are great for holding trinkets or serving up small candies or nuts during spring and beyond.

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

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


  1. On one side of the palette pour puddle of Lemon Yellow.
  2. Pour a puddle of Dark Turquoise on the other side.
  3. Load Fan Glaze brush with water and stir into the Turquoise to dilute.
  4. Brush top end of the bowl of the inside and brush down to bottom of bowl. Brush a little deeper shade of Dark Turquoise at top letting it blend into the washy section. 
  5. Rinse brush and dilute the Lemon Yellow. Blend into the lower part of the very pale Dark Turquoise area and letting it blend into the white bisque section of bowl. 
  6. Repeat this with the outside of bowl. Let dry.



  1.      Repeat the same process with the small bowl using the Lemon Yellow and Honeysuckle. Let dry.


  1.      Place both bowls on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  2.      Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to bowls including base. Let dry.

Stilt bowls 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:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Pencil