Poinsettia Plate

Designer: Tim McPherson



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.
  2. Moisten a BT-910 Synthetic Sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Using the AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the pattern.
  4. Using the SG-401 Black Designer Liner, outline and add all the detail from the traced pattern and allow to dry.
  5. Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat od SC024 Dandelion to the flower centers.
  6. Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the flower petals.
  7. Using the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, side load in SW-304 Copper Wash, and float this color around the design as a shadow.
  8. Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SW-131 Birch to the rim followed with 2 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar.
  9. Using the CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SW-001 Clear to the plate, excluding the rim and the very bottom and foot area.
  10. With a damp BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, remove any glaze that may have gotten onto the foot area. Stoneware must be dry footed and can not be stilted.
  11. Place onto a high-fired kiln washed kiln shelf.
  12. Do not stilt and make sure the piece is not hanging over the kiln shelf, it must be fully supported.
  13. Fire on a meduim speed to shelf cone 5/6.



  • SB-105 Rimmed Dinner Plate


  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SW-001 Clear
  • SW-119 Cinnabar
  • SW-131 Birch
  • SW-304 Copper Wash
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • CB-106 # 6 Script Liner
  • CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • High-Fire Kiln Wash
  • Pencil
  • Pattern: Download