Hawaiian Turtle Planter

Designer: Marcia Roullard



1.Begin with a properly fired shelf cone 04 Bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove dust.

2. Thin slightly FN-43 Bright Jade, pour to the inside, turn to coat, pour out the excess glaze, drain.

3. Brush on 3 coats of SC-50 Orange ya Happy to the shell with CB-604 Soft Fan.

4. Brush the turtle’s body with thinned SC-7 Leapin’ Lizard, leave the breast unpainted, brush thinned SC-77 Glo-worm on the highlights of the body, thinned and very thin on highlights of the chest.

5. Float widely around the body with SC-26 Green Thumb, use CB-604 Soft Fan, float SC-8 Just Froggy in a narrow float with CB-106 Script Liner.

6. Thicken S-15 Tuxedo with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium using a palette knife, to the consistency of peanut butter, use the large pineapple screen from DSS-147 Island. Use sections of the screen on the shell of the turtle, with the shiny side down, rub the thickened Tuxedo over the screen, gently wash, re-use to go around the shell.

7. Use CB-110 Liner to brush in SC-27 Sour Apple to the eyes, with SC-15 Tuxedo for the pupils and the outline, outline the mouth with Tuxedo.

8. Apply one coat of S-2101 Clear to the outside of the turtle with CB-604 Soft Fan.

9. Fire to cone 05/06.



  • CD-1364 Turtle Planter


  • FN-043 Bright Jade
  • S-2101 Clear
  • SC-50 Orange-Ya-Happy
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-7 Leapin’ Lizard
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-77 Glo Worm
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-8 Just Froggy

Decorating Accessories

  • DSS-147 Island
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • CB-110 Liner
  • CB-604 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 Script Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Palette Knife