Dad’s Grillin’ Plate

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-039 Light Gray to the center section of the plate.
  3. Once dry, apply the MMC-001 1/4″ Masking tape to frame the center of the plate. Next, place the tape in evenly spaced stripes across the center of the plate to create the grate of the grill.
  4. Using a sponge, apply 1 layer of SC-15 Tuxedo to the center. On the second layer, incoroprate SC-24 Dandelion and SC-75 Orange-a-Peel randomly and apply SC-15 Tuxedo everywhere else.
  5. Remove the tape and clean up any glaze that got outside of the center area with a clean, damp sponge.
  6. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-004 Red to the outer edge and back of the plate.
  7. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-80 Basketball to create the hot dogs.
  8. Using a sponge, apply 2 coats of SC-41 to make the burger. Add 1 coat of SC-34 Down to Earth on top to darken the burger.
  9. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, to applt 1 coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to make the grill marks on the meat.
  10. Using a SG-407 Yellow, write “Dad’s Grillin’ Plate” across the meats on the plate. Repeat with SG-403 Red.
  11. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to the top of the plate or dip the entire plate in NT-CLR.
  12. Let dry completely.
  13. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.



  • MB-882 Rectangle Tray Mold or CD-882 Rectangle Tray Mold


  • FN-004 Red
  • FN-039 Light Gray
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-34 Down to Earth
  • SC-41 Brown Cow
  • SC-75 Orange-a-Peel
  • SC-80 Basketball
  • SG-403 Red
  • SG-407 Yellow
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing or NT-CLR Dipping Clear

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • MMC-001 1/4″ Masking Tape

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge