Holly Spring Plate

Designer: William Pulse



  1. Wipe off the bisque with a moistened Synthetic Sponge to remove any dust
  2. Using a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon to transfer the pattern to the ware.
  3. Use an old Tooth Brush or Splatter Brush to spatter EZ-075 Passion Red to the area around the main portion of the pattern of leaves.
  4. Apply 3 smooth even coats of UG-22 Spring Green to the leaves and stem using CB-404 Pointed Round. Let dry.
  5. Sketch or trace the detail back onto the leaves.
  6. Place the EZ-Strokes onto a tile.
  7. Using CB-404 Pointed Round loaded with water tipped with EZ-033 Ivy Green to shade the edges and veins on the leaves.
  8. Add shading to the shadows on the leaves with thinned EZ-023 Midnight Blue and thinned EZ-037 Black using the CB-404 Pointed Round.9. Detail the leaves using CB-110 Liner loaded with EZ-033 Ivy Green.
  9. Apply EZ-075 Passion Red to the berries. Apply some EZ-050 Pueblo Purple to some parts of some of the berries. Use the brush loaded with water to rub out a highlight on the berries.
  10. Using CB-110 Liner to detail the berries with a fine line of EZ-075 Passion Red and then EZ-037 Black. Add the blossom ends of the berries with EZ-037 Black.
  11. Detail the stems with EZ-033 Ivy Green, EZ-75 Passion Red and EZ-037 Black. Make a mixture of Ivy Green and Passion Red to make a dirty green/brown color as well for the detailing.
  12. Fire to Shelf Cone 04-05.
  13. Apply 2-3 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing using CB-604 Soft Fan.
  14. Stilt and Fire to Shelf Cone 05-06.
  15. Pour out a few drops of OG-801 Bright Gold onto a tile. Using CB-104 Liner (reserved for Gold Luster only) to apply to the rim of the plate. Using OA-901 Essence to clean the brush.
  16. Stilt and Fire to Shelf Cone 018



  • MB-131 Large Oval Plate



  • UG-22 Spring Green
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing


  • EZ-023 Midnight Blue
  • EZ-033 Ivy Green
  • EZ-037 Black
  • EZ-050 Pueblo Purple
  • EZ-075 Passion Red
  • OG-801 Bright Gold
  • OA-901 Essence.

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-230 Clay Carbon
  • CB-404 Pointed Round
  • CB-110 Liner
  • CB-604 Soft Fan
  • CB-104 Liner (for luster)

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Tile or Pallet
  • Old Toothbrush or Spatter Brush
  • Pattern