Speckled Toad Bowl

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Begin with properly fired cone 04 stoneware bisque. Moisten a sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Fill a writer bottle with SW-128 Cordovan and apply a swirl starting at the center of the plate and moving outward.
  3. Repeat the previous step with SW-401 Light Flux.
  4. Using a fan brush, apply 3 coats of SW-184 Speckled Toad
  5. Use a damp sponge to wipe away any glaze that may have gotten on the foot. 6. Fire to cone 5/6. Sample piece was fired to cone 6



  • SB-106 Rimmed Bowl


  • SW-184 Speckled Toad
  • SW-128 Cordovan
  • SW-401 Light Flux

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-222 Medium Writer Tip Kit

  • RB-140 #8 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge