Animal Poof Dish

Designer: Kaitlyn Miller


  1. Trace GR from wide side down on a piece of paper to establish base dish shape or use provided pattern.
  2. Sketch out animal form using the traced circle as your base and cut out shape or use a provided pattern.
  3. Roll out a slab that is about 1/8” thick and compress with rib.
  4. Place animal shape down on slab and trace with needle tool.
  5. Cut out shape from slab. Smooth out cut edges with sponge. Place slab on top of foam.
  6. If using something that you don’t want to get clay on, lay a piece of plastic down in between your foam and clay.
  7. Place GR from small side down on top of clay in the center of your animal shape. Press down firmly on the GR form and release.
  8. Remove GR form revealing dish. Clean up with sponge. Paint on design using 2-3 coats of Stroke & Coat.
  9. Allow coats to dry in between applications.
  10. Allow to dry fully and once fire to Cone 06.
  11. Glaze will fire glossy.



  • Low-fire white clay


**Various Stroke & Coat colors

  • SC-1 Pink-a-Boo
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxdeo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-23 Jack O’Lantern
  • SC-34 Down to Earth
  • SC-35 Gray Hare
  • SC-41 Brown Cow
  • SC-73 Candy Apple Red
  • SC-86 Old Lace

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • RB-110 10/0 Detail Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Slab Roller or rolling pin
  • GR Form 5” Circle
  • Thick upholstery foam
  • Sponge
  • Fettling Knife
  • Rib
  • Needle Tool
  • Water
  • Paper or Patterns
  • Pencil
  • Scissor