Stoneware Large Gourd

Designer: Josh Clark



  1. When the greenware has reached the leather-hard state: use an X-ACTO knife to cut the opening.
  2. Fire bisque to shelf cone 04, and wipe bisque with damp sponge before starting to paint.
  3. Start by painting the entire piece, excluding the stem, with two coats of SW-104 Black Walnut.
  4. Paint the top third with two coats of SW-164 Satin Patina.
  5. Paint middle third with two coats of SW-108 Green Tea.
  6. Paint the bottom third with two coats of SW-253 Green Opal.
  7. Fire to cone 6.



  • CD-1146 Large Gourd
  • SLS-01 – Stoneware White Casting Slip


  • SW-104 Black Walnut
  • SW-164 Satin Patina
  • SW-108 Green Tea
  • SW-253 Green Opal

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 Script Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • X-ACTO Knife