Coming Up Roses

Products Used

Molds
  • CD-915 8" Slump Hump Plate
  • CD-778 Flowers & Leaves Press Mold
Color
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SA-002 Black Accents
  • FN-001 White
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
RosePlate
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Moist Clay
  • ¼" Wooden Slats
  • Canvas
  • Rolling Pin
  • Fettling Knife
  • Needle Tool
  • Slip/Clay Slurry
  • Sand Bag
  • Download Project Pattern: Rose Pattern
Project Info

Instructions


  1. With a rolling pin on canvas, roll out a piece of moist clay ¼" thick between wooden slats.
  2. Form over the hump side of CD-915 Slump Plate Mold. Use a sand bag or a sponge to help form the plate.  Trim off any excess clay.
  3. Pres out about 20 Roses from the CD-778 Flowers & Leaves Press Mold. Score and slip attach the roses around the outer edge of the plate.
  4. Allow the plate to firm up to a leather hard state and then remove from the mold and allow to completely dry.
  5. Bisque fire the plate to shelf cone 03/04.
  6. Begin with properly fired bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  7. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply a thinned coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to all the rose’s on the edge of the plate.  Wipe back with a damp sponge to antique them.  Allow to dry.
  8. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 – 3 coats of FN-001 White to the center of the plate and around the edge of the plate.  Allow to dry.
  9. Using aCB-106 #6 Script Liner, float thinned SC-15 Tuxedo around the embossed roses.
  10. With a Pencil, sketch/draw or trace with AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper the rose design.
  11. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the rose in the center of the plate and on all the embossed roses.
  12. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-26 Green Thumb to the leaf in the center of the plate.
  13. Using the SA-002 Black Accent, apply the stem, veins in the leaf and the rose petals in a loose outline. Allow to dry.
  14. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2-3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the back of the plate. Allow to dry.
  15. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

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