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Waves of Lace

Give classic lace a modern twist on the Duncan® Oh Four™ Wavy Ware Dinner Plate! Pair a doily with Concepts® Underglazes and French Dimensions™ to add a trace of lace to your table or home décor.

Instructions

  1. Wipe plate with dampened sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush three coats of Bright Caribbean onto back of plate, letting dry between coats. Rinse out brush.
  3. Brush two coats of White onto top of plate, letting dry between coats.
  4. While plate is still wet, carefully lay crochet doily on top and gently press down into the paint. Make sure all areas of the doily are adhered to plate. Let dry.
  5. Lightly sponge Bright Caribbean over the doily, making sure to dab paint in all open areas. Let dry then repeat twice more, letting dry between coats. Let dry then remove doily.
  6. Use Pure White French Dimensions™ to create dots around the doily design for added dimension and to create the feel of crochet. Let dry. Tip: Test Pure White on paper towel before applying to plate. If paint is too thick, add a few drops of Thin ‘n Shade and mix with a craft stick.
  7. Stilt plate and fire to witness 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
  • Craft stick
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Paper towels
  • Crochet doily, size to cover surface of plate
  • Paint palette (foam plate or foil)