Recycled Flowers with Animals

Designer: Marcia Roullard



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Fill AC-220 Detail Bottles using this formula: 1″ of glaze, 1/4″ of water, 1/2″ Rubbing Alcohol – mix well with brush bristles. You will need a bottle and the formula for each of the following colors: SC-29 Blue Grass, SC-75 Orange-A-Peel and SC-97 Cant-elope.
  3. Fill the NP-302P Squeeze Bottle with Rubbing Alcohol (do not dilute) and top with MM-600 Spritzer Cap.
  4. Mark the toilet paper roll about 1 1/4″ up. Cut strips about 1/4″ wide all the way around the tube. Bend the strips back so the cut pieces lay out flat like a flower.
  5. Using the Soft Fan Brush, apply two coats of FN-001 White to the front of the Coupe Dinner Plate.
  6. While the second coat of glaze is still wet squirt the three glaze colors onto the front of the plate in a random fashion.
  7. Mist the glaze with the rubbing alcohol.
  8. Use the sponge-on-a stick to apply SC-75 Orange-A-Peel and tip with SC-97 Cant-elope to the toilet paper tube flower. Press to the plate, you may need to use your fingers to make sure the tube makes contact with the glaze to the plate. Do this a couple of times until you get a full flower with many different petals. Place two flowers of this color on the front of the plate.
  9. Repeat the process, but this time create one flower with SC-75 Orange-A-Peel tipped with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  10. Using the Script Liner, apply two coats of SC-27 Sour Apple to the centers. Allow to dry.
  11. Use a palette knife to thicken SC-15 Tuxedo with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter. Place the animal face (zebra, lion, tiger) only in the center of a flower, shiny side down and screen into the center of the flowers (one face/flower).
  12. Using the sponge-on-a-stick lightly pounce SC-15 Tuxedo on the ST-367 Leafy Border Stamp. The glaze only goes on the high part of the stamp to transfer a clean image. Stamp one leaf at a time around the flowers – don’t ink up the entire stamp strip. OPTIONAL: Brush in stems and stamp the leaves attached to the stem.
  13. Using the Soft Fan brush apply three coats of FN-009 Black to the back of the plate. Allow to dry.
  14. Stilt and fire to cone 05/06.



  • MB-102 Coupe Dinner Plate


  • FN-001 White
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-29 Blue Grass
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-97 Cant-elope

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-144 #4 Soft Fan
  • RB-110 10/0 Detail Liner
  • RB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • AC-220 Detail Bottles
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • DSS- 0136 Zoo Animals
  • MM-600 Spritzer Cap
  • NP-302P 2 oz Squeeze Bottles
  • ST-367 Leafy Border

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Toilet Paper Tube
  • Scissors
  • Pencil or Water-Based Marker
  • Sponge-on-a-Stick
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Palette Knife