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Zentangle® Love Plate

Show some love for Zentangle® art with a plate that’ll steal your heart! A subtle wash of color makes the perfect backdrop for bold line work in captivating designs.

Instructions

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

2. Pour small puddles of Passion Red and Navajo Turquoise on palette. Dip Fan Glaze brush into water, then into one of the colors and dilute to a thin wash.  Brush some of diluted color onto random areas of plate. Rinse brush and repeat with other color. Let dry completely.

3. Place clay carbon paper on plate with pattern on top. Trace over pattern lines to transfer image onto plate.

4. Pour some Black into the fine-tip applicator bottle. Run tip over pattern lines to outline design. Let dry.

5. Refer to Pattern 2 and using No. 1 Liner, fill in the solid areas of the design with Black. Let dry.

6. Fire to cone 06.

7. Brush two coats of Pure Brilliance onto entire plate. Let dry completely.

8. Stilt and fire to cone 06.

Zentangle® is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc.

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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:

  • Pencil
  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Clay carbon paper or dark transfer paper
  • Fine-tip applicator bottle
  • Foil or foam plate for palette