Coastal Elements

 

 
 
Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1379 Starfish Dish
  • MB-1380 Shell Dish
  • MB-1381 Sea Horse DIsh
Color
  • EL-119 Burnished Steel
  • El-134 Mirror Blue
  • EL136 Lapis Lagoon
  • EL-209 Night Sky
  • EL-128 Wheat
  • UG-50 Jet Black
  • PC-601 Clear Cascade
  • SG-202 White Cobblestone
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
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Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Starfish: Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of EL-209 Night Sky to the entire piece.
  3. Apply 1 heavy Coat of PC-601 Clear Cascade, receding one inch on the outside from the bottom.
  4. Shell Dish: Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of EL-119 Burnished Steel to the entire shell.
  5. While the EL-119 Burnished Steel is still slightly damp, using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SG-202 White Cobblestone, to the inside of the shell with.  It is important to apply even coats and to apply the second coat on when the first coat looses it’s shine.
  6. Sea Horse Dish: Thin UG-50 Jet Black with water about 1 part to 1 part for a wash.
  7. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply to the top of the seahorse dish, then wipe back with a damp sponge leaving the color in the detail.
  8. Paint the pupil of the eye with 1 coat of UG-50 Jet Black. Allow to dry.
  9. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of EL-136 Lapis Lagoon to the entire dish.
  10. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coat of EL-134 Mirror Blue, brush back with water on the brush so it falls in the spine. Allow to dry.
  11. Allow all pieces to dry completely
  12. Stilt and fire all pieces to shelf cone 06/05.

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