Paper Snowflake Stoneware Platter


Products Used

  • SB-118 12" Oval Platter
  • FN-001 White
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner
  • SW-104 Black Walnut
  • SW-119 Cinnabar
  • SW-137 Storm Gray

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • 8 1/2" x 11" Sheet of Paper
  • Scissors
Paper Snowflake Stoneware Platter
Designer: Laura Fraedrich



1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
2. Using the CB-604 Soft Fan Brush, apply 3 coats of SW104- Black Walnut to the back side of the platter and the front rim, leaving the bottom and foot unglazed.
3. Using the CB-604 Soft Fan Brush, apply 1 coat of FN-001 White to the top of the plate, inside the rim
4. Using a sheet of paper and scissors, cut out a paper snowflake. Use this link to learn how:
5. Dip your snowflake in water and adhere it to the center of the front of the platter by pressing down with a damp sponge. Make sure all the edges are stuck to the plate. Add more water with a brush if you need to.
6. Using the Soft Fan brush, apply 3 coats of SW119 Cinnibar to the front of the platter, inside the rim. After your third coat, remove the paper.
7. Using the SG-401 Black designer liner, doodle inside the snowflake area using the photo as a reference. Let dry.
8. Using the CB106 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SW137 Storm Gray to the snowflake.
9. Apply random dots of SW137 Storm Gray over the Cinnabar by dipping the back end of a paintbrush into the Storm Gray and touching it to the platter.
10. Wipe off any excess glaze from the foot of the teapot with a damp sponge.
11. Do not stilt or hang over the edge of the kiln shelf.
12. Fire to cone 5/6.

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