Handbuilt Sea Life Planter – Jellyfish

Designer: Carmen Allen




  1. Begin with about a 1 lb. ball of clay and pinch out into a dome-shaped pinch pot
  2. Roll out a slab about ¼” thick and apply MT-009 Scallops.
  3. Cut out fins from the textured slab and attach to the pinch pot by slipping and scoring.
  4. Cut a hole out of the top for hanging.
  5. Let dry completely and bisque fire.


  1. Apply 2 coats of EL-117 Waterfall to the inside and outside of the piece.
  2. Use a CB-604 #4 Soft fan to plop PC-601 Clear Cascade, PC-602 White Cascade, and EL-117 Waterfall. Let dry and repeat.
  3. Use a pipe cleaner to clean any glaze out of the hole in the top.
  4. Let dry completely.
  5. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.



  •  Earthenware white clay


  • EL-117 Waterfall
  • PC-601 Clear Cascade
  • PC-602 White Cascade
  • EL-117 Waterfall

Decorating Accessories

  • MT-009 Scallops Mat
  • CB-604 #4 Soft fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Pipe cleaner