Chalkboard Flower Pots

 

 
 
Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1045 3 1/2" Flower Pot - need 3
  • MB-1064 Tray
Color
  • SC-52 Toad-ily Green
  • SC-88 Tu Tu Tango
  • FN-001 White
  • FN-028 Whisteria purple
  • FN-042 Teal Blue
  • FN-044 Yellow Orange
  • FN-304 Black Velvet
  • UG-50 Jet Black
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • MC-002 1/2" Low Tack Masking Tape
Chalboard_Herb_FlowerPots
 
 
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Small Cup
 
Project Info
  • Designer: Carmen Allen
  • 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. Tape around the rims of the flowerpots leaving about ½ -1 inch at the top.
  3. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats to the inside and upper rim of the pots. Pot #1 use FN-044 Yellow Orange, Pot #2 use FN-043 Teal Blue, and Pot #3 SC-52 Toad-ily Green.  Remove the Masking Tape before the last coat of glaze dries to avoid chipping.
  4. In a small cup, mix 2 parts FN-304 Black Velvet and 1 part UG-50 Jet Black to create the chalkboard glaze.
  5. Lightly sketch a rectangle on the front of each pot.  Apply Masking Tape around the rectangle.
  6. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, fill the rectangle in the 3 – 4 coats of the mixed chalkboard glaze.  Remove the Masking Tape before the last coat of glaze dries to avoid chipping.
  7. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of glaze to the rest of the pot. Pot #1 us FN-028 Wisteria Purple, Pot #2 use SC-52 Toad-ily Green, and Pot #3 use SC-88 Tu Tu Tango.
  8. For the tray: Begin with a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-001 White to the top and 3 coats of FN-028 Wisteria Purple to the bottom.  Allow to dry.
  9. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat in random brushstrokes all over the top of the tray. Use SC-52 Toad-ily Green, SC-88 Tu Tu Tango, FN-028 Wisteria Purple, FN-042 Teal Blue, and FN-044 Yellow Orange.  Allow to dry.
  10. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.

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