Fruit Collage

Designer: Amy Hill & Chinook Graham


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Tear around outline of apple/lime paper stencil.
  3. Using the Texture and Mask technique and a CB-618 #8 Soft Fan, apply 1 heavy coat of SC-77 Glo-Worm, SC-27 Sour Apple, SC-26 Green Thumb, and SC-36 Irish Luck in columns on the back of the ripped apple/lime. With painted side down, press paper against plate in desired location.
  4. Rip second sheet of paper into small pieces. Using a CB-618 #8 Soft Fan, apply 1 heavy coat of SC-27 Sour Apple, SC-26 Green Thumb, SC-36 Irish Luck, SC-11 Blue Yonder, and/or SC-29 Blue Grass to paper pieces, and press against plate covering remaining areas. Once surface is entirely covered, remove small pieces leaving apple/lime mask.
  5. Using the Bubbles technique, apply SC-12 Moody Blue around the rim.
  6. Remove apple/lime paper stencil.
  7. Using the Etch technique to create a loose outline around the apple. Etch any additional accent lines as desired.
  8. Using a dry CB-310 #10 Flat Shader, feather 2 -3 thin coats of SC-15 Tuxedo around the rim of the bisque piece.
  9. Using the Silkscreen technique and SC-15 Tuxedo, transfer the apple/lime silkscreens where desired. Repeat in desired locations.
  10. Using the Flecks technique, apply SC-15 Tuxedo where desired.
  11. Let dry completely.
  12. Dip into NT-CLR Clear Dipping Glaze.
  13. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.



  • MB-1116 Casualware Dinner Plate (Second project image pictured below)


  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-12 Moody Blue
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-29 Blue Grass
  • SC-36 Irish Luck
  • SC-77 Glo-Worm
  • NTCLR Clear Dipping Glaze

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-618 #8 Soft Fan
  • CB-310 #10 Flat Shader
  • DSS-121 Fruits (apples/lime)
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Paper
  • Plastic Cup
  • Tablespoon
  • Straw
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Etching Tool
  • Teaspoon
  • Palette Knife
  • Toothbrush
  • Pattern: Download