- Last Updated: Tuesday, 29 May 2012 20:27
Try something other than a swirl to change-up this project.
- CD-914 - 13" Platter
- MM-102 - Copper Metallic
- MM-103 - Dark Bronze Metallic
- MM-202 - Green Patina
- MM-502 - Matte Sealer
- SS-138 - Flat Black
- SS-317 Turquoise
- AB-834 - ¾" Acrylic Base Coat
- AC-502 Matte Sealer
- BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
- CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
- CD-1072 - Spiral Press Tools
- Moist Clay
- ¼" Wooden Slats
- Rolling Pin
- Fettling Knife
- Needle Tool
- Slip/Clay Slurry
- Small Size Jute or Linen Warping Thread
- With a rolling pin on canvas, roll out a piece of moist clay ¼" thick between wooden slats.
- Form over the slump side of CD-914 Slump Hump Platter. Trim off excess.
- Use the spiral shapes from CD-1072 Spiral Press tools and press into clay. Then cut out the shape and Slip attach to the rim of the plate. Allow to thoroughly dry.
- Bisque fire to shelf cone 04.
- Using an AB-834 ¾" Base Coat, apply 1 coat of SS-138 Flat Black to the entire plate. Allow to dry.
- Using a AB-834 ¾" Base Coat, apply 2 Coats of SS-317 Turquoise to the center area of the plate.
- Press in the jute or linen thread into the wet SS-317 Turquoise, then brush back over with another coat of the SS-317 Turquoise. Allow to dry.
- Using an AB-834 ¾" Base Coat, apply 2 Coats of MM-102 Copper Metallic to the entire plate. Allow the first coat to dry well.
- Apply the 2nd coat of MM-102 Copper Metallic, and while still wet, spatter the plate with MM-202 Green Patina. Pull off the jute or linen thread while the MM-102 Copper Metallic is still damp. Allow to dry.
- Shade the spiral shapes with MM-103 Dark Bronze Metallic.
- Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner apply the MM-103 Dark Bronze on the spiral shapes to give it more form. Allow to dry.
- Using an AB-834 ¾"" Base Coat, apply 2 Coats of AC-502 Matte Sealer.