Grateful, Thankful, and Blessed Platter

Designer: William Pulse



  1. Wipe down the bisque platter with a moistened Synthetic Sponge to remove any dust and debris.
  2. Place on the Tile the four Speckled Stroke and Coats. Load the CB-604 Soft Fan with some SP-216 Speckled Cotton Tail. Start applying the color in a crisscross motion, pick up some of one of the colors and wet blend the color onto the back ground. Repeat this process with the other colors until the entire surface is covered. There should be no harsh delineations in the colors. A random mottled effect is what the background should look like. Let dry.
  3. Using a Pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon to transfer the pattern. Use the Scissors to cut up the pattern to ease in the application of the pattern.
  4. On a tile place all of the other Stroke and Coats. Note the colors on the tile. The painting process is a water color effect. Load the brush with water and then tip the brush into the desired color to paint. Rinse the brush often during painting.
    1. SC-23 Jack-O-Lantern to the pumpkin and some areas of the oak leaves.
    2. SC-97 Cant-elope to the highlight on the pumpkin, to the flower shading and some edges of oak leaves.
    3. SC-24 Dandelion to the flower petals.
    4. SC-32 Bluebeard to the ends of the berries.
    5. SC-40 Blueberry Hill to other half of berries.
    6. SC-82 Tuscan Red to the ends of the berry leaves.
    7. SC-8 Just Froggy to the berry leaves near the stems, parts of oak leaves.
    8. SC-52 Toad-ily Green to some of the oak leaves, pumpkin leaves.
    9. SC-25 Crackerjack to the bottom portions on acorns.
    10. SC-10 Teal Next Time to the shadows on pumpkin leaves. Keep this color light.
    11. SC-14 Java Bean to branches.
  5. Use CB-110 Liner to detail the pattern loaded with SC-39 Army Surplus on the leaves. Pumpkin, acorn and flower are detailed with SC-14 Java Bean, SC-34 Down To Earth to branches, acorns and stamens.
  6. Use CB-404 # 4 Round to paint in the lettering loaded with SC-34 Down To Earth. Two coats are necessary for solid coverage. Take your time in painting the lettering. Break down the strokes of the lettering when painting as you would with a calligraphy ink pen.
  7. Apply 3 coats of FN-008 Brown to the back of the platter using CB-604 Soft Fan.
  8. Use CB-604 Soft Fan to apply 1- 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to the front of the platter.
  9. Stilt and Fire the piece to Shelf Cone 05-06.



  • MB-956 Oval Platter


  • SC-5 Tiger Tail
  • SC-8 Just Froggy
  • SC-10 Teal Next Time
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-23 Jack-O-Lantern
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-25 Crackerjack
  • SC-32 Bluebeard
  • SC-34 Down To Earth
  • SC-39 Army Surplus
  • SC-40 Blueberry Hill
  • SC-82 Tuscan Red
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • SP-209 Speckled Jade
  • SP-216 Speckled Cotton Tail
  • SP-227 Speckled Sour Apple
  • SP-254 Speckled Vanilla Dip
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing
  • FN-008 Brown

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-404 #4 Round
  • CB-101 Liner
  • CB-406 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 Soft Fan
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Pattern
  • Tile or Pallet
  • Pencil
  • Scissors