Bird in the Tree

 

 
Products Used

Bisque
  • SB-104 Rimmed Salad Plate
Color
  • SC-2 Melon-Choly
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-30 Blue Dawn
  • SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral
  • SW-100 Stoneware Clear
  • SW-201 Turquoise
  • SG-401 Designer Liner
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponges
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Additional Materials
 
Project Info
 

Instructions

    1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
    2. With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the design.
    3. Outline the design with SG-401 Designer Liner. Allow to dry.
    4. Using a CB-106 Script Liner and a CB-110 Liner, apply 2 heavy coats of SW-201 Turquoise over the tree and branches.
    5. Using a CB-106 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-2 Melon-Choly to the breast of the bird, then finish with SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral.
    6. apply SC-16 Cotton Tail to the large unpainted areas on the top of the plate, don’t worry about getting it close to the detail.
    7. Float SC-30 Blue Dawn around some of the branches of the tree.
    8. Using a CB-106 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-2 Melon-Choly to the inner part of the rim and SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral to the outer part of the rim.
    9. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral to the back of the plate but not the bottom.
    10. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SW-100 Stoneware Clear over the top of the plate, no need to worry about over lapping the branches and the bird.
    11. Use a damp sponge to make sure all the glaze is removed from the bottom and foot of the plate, as it cannot be stilted.
    12. Fire to shelf cone 5/6.

Note:

    Firing speed is set to medium;  kiln shelf should be properly coated with kiln wash. Use a cone 6 witness cone to confirm firing temp.

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