Butterfly Canvas with Green 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. Apply 3 coats of FN-205 Saddle Tan to the top wing sections of the butterfly using CB-406-Pointed Round. Try not to get any color on the outlining of the butterfly.
  5. Shade the top wing with SC-50 Orange Ya Happy next to the body fading the color outward using CB-406 Pointed Round.
  6. Shake and stir S-2725 Safari. Apply 2-3 coats to the lower sections of the wings using CB-406 Pointed Round. Apply the crystals kind of heavily to the lower wing sections.
  7.  Retrace the detail in the upper wings with AC-230 Clay Carbon and a pencil.
  8. Paint in the detail in the upper wing with SC-15 Tuxedo using CB-110 Liner. One good coat is all that is needed. Fill in the body with 3 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo.
  9. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05-06.
  10. If needed, plot/sketch out the design in the lower wing with the Red Fine Point Sharpie.
  11. 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.
  12. Stilt and Fire to Shelf Cone 018.
  13. Apply 1-2 coats of OS487 Olive Moss to the background. Let dry. Buff with a dry soft cloth.



  • MB-1352 6×6” Clay Canvas


  • FD254 Black Licorice
  • SC-50 Orange Ya Happy
  • FN-205 Saddle Brown
  • S-2725 Safari
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • OS487 Olive Moss
  • 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