Astro Gem and Elements Vase

Designer: Bob Moreni



  1. Cast the mold in usual manner.  Allow to dry!  Clean the greenware with a Clean-Up Tool and sponge.  Do not fire! 
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of AS-512 Black Diamond.  Do not apply to the bottom of the vase, (can scratch surface it is put on when finished). 
  3. Bisque Fire to cone 04. 
  4. Thin some FN-009 Black to the consistency of coffee cream. Pour inside the vase and roll around to coat the inside.  Drain any excess glaze and leave the vase upside down to finish draining.  Wipe any drips with a damp sponge. 
  5. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 – 3 coats of FN009 Black to the bottom of the vase.  Allow to dry! 
  6. The leaving some space glazes being applied next will be applied in a plopping motion using the side of the fan brush leaving some spaces in between the colors (do not apply solid).  Do not was your brush out just wipe between a paper towel then go onto the next color. 
  7. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan Brush, plop 1 coat of FN-150 Fern to the top portion of the vase. Next you plop on EL-130 Sea Green. Followed by PC-602 White Cascade then some PC-601 Clear Cascade.  Allow to dry! 
  8. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 good coat of EL-208 Night Sky.  Allow to dry! 
  9. Stilt and fire to cone 06. 



  • CD1128 Medium Vase 


  • EL-150 Fern 
  • EL-130 Sea Green 
  • EL-208 Moss Creek
  • AS-512 Black Diamond 
  • PC-601 Clear Cascade 
  • PC-602 White Cascade 
  • FN-009 Black 

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan 

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Foam Plates 
  • Paper Towels 
  • Cleanup Tool