Tulips in a Pitcher

Designer: Timothy McPherson



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using the AC-230 Clay Carbon paper trace on the pattern
  3. For the lighter leaves apply two coats of SC-27 Sour Apple using the Pointed Round and shade the edges with SC-42 Toad-ily Green.
  4. For the darker leaves apply two coats of SC-26 Green Thumb using the Pointed Round and shade the edges with SC-36 Irish Luck.
  5. Use the Pointed Round for steps 5 – 12. Apply two coats of SC-36 Irish Luck to the stems.
  6. Apply two coats of SC-13 Grapel and shade with SC-71 Purple-licious for the purple tulips.
  7. Apply two coats of SC-6 Sunkissed and shade with SC-97 Can  Elope for the yellow tulips.
  8. Apply two coats of SC-73 Candy Apple Red and shade with SC-88 Tu Tu Tango for the red tulips.
  9. Apply two coats of SC-28 Blue Isle to alternating areas on the pitcher.
  10. Side load in SC-31 The Blues and shade the stripes.
  11. Apply two blended coats of SC-6 Sunkissed, SC-88 Tu Tu Tango and SC-97 Cant Elope to the ground area.
  12. Apply one thinned coat of SC-31 The blues to the sky area.
  13. Using SG-401 Black outline and detail the design.
  14. Use the Soft Fan to apply three coats of FN-005 Oink to the back,
  15. Dip the plate into NT-CLR or use the Soft Fan to apply two coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to the front.
  16. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.



  • MB-1117 Casualware Charger Plate


  • FN-005 Pink
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-13 Grapel
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-28 Blue Isle
  • SC-31 The Blues
  • SC-36 Irish Luck
  • SC-52 Toad-ily Green
  • SC-71 Purple-licious
  • SC-73 Candy Apple Red
  • SC-88 Tu Tu Tango
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • NT-CLR Clear Dipping or S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing Glaze

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
  • CB-404 #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories