Butterfly Canvas with Brown Background

Designer: William Pulse



  1. Using a slightly moistened sponge to wipe down the ware. Let dry.
  2. Trace on the pattern outline of the butterfly using a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon.
  3. Using FD254 Black Licorice to outline the wings and body of the butterfly including the antennae. Keep the antennae as fine as possible.
  4. Fill in the body with 3 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo using CB-110 Liner.
  5. Shake and Stir S-2725 Safari. Apply 2-3 coats of glaze to the wings of the butterfly using CB-604 Pointed Round. Apply the crystals kind of heavily. Keep the glaze off the outline of the butterfly.
  6. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05-06.
  7. If needed, plot/sketch out the design in the lower wing with the Red Fine Point Sharpie.
  8. Fill the cup on the Fluid Writer Pen with OG801 Bright Gold. Outline the butterfly. Add a fine line to the antennae. Using your plotted lines in the wing sections, apply a fine line to the detail in the upper and lower wings. Add detail in the body. Clean the Fluid Writer Pen with a Q-Tip and OG901 Essence.
  9. Stilt and Fire to Shelf Cone 018.
  10. Apply 1-2 coats of OS471 Medium Brown to the background using CB-406-Pointed Round and CB-110 Liner. Let dry. Buff with a soft dry cloth.



  • MB-1352 6×6” Clay Canvas


  • FD254 Black Licorice
  • S-2725 Safari
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • OS471 Medium Brown
  • OG801 Bright Gold

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 Liner
  • CB-406 Pointed Round
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • OG901 Essence
  • Pencil
  • Red Fine Point Sharpie
  • Fluid Gold Writer Pen
  • Q-tips
  • Pattern