Stoneware Turkey Plate with Underglazes

Designer: Tim McPherson



  1. Wipe bisque down with a damp sponge to remove any dust
  2. Trace on the pattern.
  3. Following the numbers on the pattern, and using the 4 Round, apply 3 coats of color to the tail feathers. Harvest Gold, Squash Blossom and Orange Sorbet.
  4. Using the 4 Round, apply 3 coats of Cinnamon to the body area.
  5. Using the 4 Round, apply 3 coats of Spice Brown to the neck and head.
  6. Using the 4 Round, apply 3 coats of Red Coral to the comb and waddle.
  7. Sideload the 4 Round in Cinnamon and shade around each tail feather and around the head and neck.
  8. Sideload in Chestnut Brown and shade around the body.
  9. Using the Liner, apply 3 coats of Squash Yellow to the legs, feet and beak.
  10. Using the Liner, outline and detail with slightly thinned Black Designer Liner.
  11. Using both the Script Liner and Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of Frosted Lemon to the rim and back of the plate. Do not apply to the foot area, as Stoneware sits on the kiln shelf and does not get stilted.
  12. Using the Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of Clear to the front of the plate, staying off the rim.
  13. Using the Script Liner, apply 1 coat of Speckta-clear Autumn to the background going around the turkey.
  14. Place on a well kiln washed shelf and fire to shelf cone 6.



  • SB-104 Rimmed Salad Plate


  • UG-213 Cinnamon
  • UG-57 Spice Brown
  • UG-203 Squash Yellow
  • UG-217 Red Coral
  • UG-85 Orange Sorbet
  • UG-58 Harvest Gold
  • UG-34 Chestnut Brown
  • SG-401 Designer Liner Black
  • SW-001 Clear
  • SW-169 Frosted Lemon
  • SG-703 Speckta-clear Autumn

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-404 #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories