Orange Pinwheel

Designer: Marcia Roullard



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Use a Dremel Tool, drill 5 holes in the MB-1457 Pinwheel (small).
  3. Using the Soft Fan to apply one liberal coat of PC-601 Clear Cascade over the front of both pinwheels.  The PC-601 Clear Cascade helps the next coat of glaze to move and interact.
  4. Using the Soft Fan to apply two coats of CG-756 Firecracker to the front and back of the MB-1458 Super Pinwheel (large).  NOTE: Do not glaze the area where the rod goes on the large pinwheel.  It attaches better to an unglazed surface.
  5. Using the Soft Fan, apply two coats of SG-753 Sassy Orange to the front and back of the MB-1457 Pinwheel (small). It is ok to cover where the rod goes since the pinwheels will be stacked.
  6. Use the Soft Fan Brush and plop PC-601 Clear Cascade and PC-602 White Cascade randomly on the front of each pinwheel.
  7. Use the Soft Fan to randomly plop CG-753 Sassy Orange over some of the Cascades and on top of the Firecracker on the large pinwheel. Plop CG-756 Firecracker over both of the Cascades and on top of the Sassy Orange on the small pinwheel. By sandwiching the Cascades between the glazes, it enhances movement and helps knock down some of the strong white cascades.
  8. While glaze is drying, pour SG-201 Black Cobblestone into the AC-220 Detail Bottle.  Snip the tip for a small opening.
  9. Stack the small pinwheel on top of the large pinwheel (center).
  10. Squirt the SG-201 Black Cobblestone over the pinwheels in a circular and random manner.  When the Cobblestone glaze fires it will break up and create an interesting finish.
  11. Clean out the holes on the small pinwheel.  Embellishments will be added after fired.
  12. Allow to dry.
  13. Stilt and fire to cone 05/06.



  • MB-1457 Pinwheel
  • MB-1458 Super Pinwheel


  • CG-753 Sassy Orange
  • CG-756 Firecracker
  • SG-201 Black Cobblestone
  • PC-601 Clear Cascade
  • PC-602 White Cascade

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-144 #4 Soft Fan
  • AC-220 Detail Bottle

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Scissors
  • Palette
  • Dremel Tool
  • Two-Part Epoxy