Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper trace on the design or sketch on your own.
For the placement of the primary colors: Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-6 Sunkissed, on the far left tail feather on the bird skip one tail feather, apply 3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale on the center of the birds tail feather. Skip one tail feather to the right of the SC-74 Hot Tamale tail feather and apply 3 coats of SC-12 Moody Blue. So now every other tail feather should have a primary color on them.
For the feather between the primary colors, the colors will be mixed to create these colors. Orange – mix SC-74 Hot Tamale with some SC-6 Sunkissed. Purple – mix SC-74 Hot Tamale and SC-12 Moody Blue. Green – mix SC-6 Sunkissed and SC-12 Moody Blue. Visually the wet glaze will mimic the fired color, so mix according.
For the foreground, stipple the blue side with SC-12 Moody Blue and SC-6 Sunkissed, and the red side with SC-74 Hot Tamale, and SC-6 Sunkissed.
The body of the peacock is the mix of SC-74 Hot Tamale, SC-12 Moody Blue and SC-16 Cotton Tail.
Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coat of CG-788 Dutch Enamelware to the sky area of the tile.
Using a CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, outline with SC-15 Tuxedo. Eyes are SC-16 Cotton Tail with a dot of SC-15 Tuxedo for a pupil.
Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing. Allow to dry.