Floral Bee Plate

Designer: Bob Moreni



  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 2 coats of SC-7 Leapin’ Lizard to the top side of the plate. Allow to Dry!
  3. Using a BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, dampen the sponge in water then squeeze out all the water then roll in between paper towel to remove any remaining water. You want the sponge damp not wet. All the colors are applied one after another blending on the plate, do not was the sponge between colors. Starting with SC-7 Lepeain’ Lizard sponge the plate first. Next sponge some SC-43 Lettuce Alone then some SC-77 Glo Worm then add in some SC-96 Aqu-ward finally you will add some SC-36 Irish Luck to one corner of the plate. Allow to dry!
  4. Using AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper under the patter, trace the pattern onto the plate.
  5. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2-3 coats of SC-1 Pink-A-Boo to the flower petals. Allow to dry!
  6. Using a CB-106#6 Script Liner, load the brush with SC-17 Cheeky Pinky then pull the color down the petal, while the color is still wet pull in Some SC-95 Pinkie Swear then pull in some SC-3 Wine about it. (do not was brush between each color)
  7. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2-3 coats of SC-34 Down to Earth to the center of the flower.
  8. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply the seeds in the center of the flower with SC-41 Brown Cow doing a pressure stroke, 1 coat. Load the brush with SC-41 Brown Cow and side load with SC-25 Crackerjack Brown applying a second coat. Apply a highlight of SC-97 Cant-elope to the right side of the seed. When dry, use the end of the brush handle to apply dots of SC-55 Yella Bout It to the tops of the seeds.
  9. Using a C110 #10/0 and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, add veins to the flower petals and fill in between the petals with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  10. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the wings, the butt end of the bee and the yellow stripes on the bee.
  11. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-42 Butter Me Up to the yellow stripes on the bee.
  12. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, shade the wings and the white area on the bee with SC-35 Grey Hare. Shade the yellow stripe with SC-97 Cant-elope and add some to the wings.
  13. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the remaining are of the bee.
  14. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, add some shading of SC-41 Brown Cow to the legs and face area of the bee.
  15. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, detail the wings of the bee and add fine lines of SC-15 Tuxedo creating the look of fur. Allow to dry!
  16. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-009 Black to the back of the plate. Allow to dry!
  17. Stilt and fire to cone 06



  • MB-1116 Casualwear Dinner Plate


  • SC-1 Pink-A-Boo
  • SC-3 Wine About It
  • SC-7 Leapin’ Lizard
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-17 Cheeky Pinky
  • SC-25 Crackerjack Brown
  • SC-34 Down To Earth
  • SC-35 Grey Hare
  • SC-36 Irish Luck
  • SC-41 Brown Cow
  • SC-42 Butter Me Up
  • SC-43 Lettuce Alone
  • SC-55 Yella Bout It
  • SC-77 Glo-Worm
  • SC-95 Pinkie Swear
  • SC-96 Aqu-ward
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • FN-009 Black

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Pattern
  • Pencil
  • Foam Plates
  • Paper Towels