Mail, Mail Everywhere

Materials

  • Duncan:
  • Oh Four Bisque: Wavy Edge Plate
  • Underglazes: Concepts for Bisque and Majolica: Bright Saffron, Dark Delft, Really White, Dark Black; French Dimensions: Black Licorice, Pure White, French Straw, French Scarlet
  • Pure Brilliance Clear Glaze
  • Signature Brushes: No. 4 Liner, No. 6 Fan Glaze, No. 8 Round
  • Adhesive-back shelf paper

Tools

  • Sponge
  • Ruler
  • Aluminum foil
  • Masking tape
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Wipe all surfaces of plate with damp sponge to remove dust.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out pattern. Transfer pattern onto shelf paper. Cut out patterns and inside of patterns, creating stencils. Remove backing from stencils; press on center of plate.

STEP 3

  • On covered work surface, paint front of plate Bright Saffron. Let dry. Turn plate over and paint back Bright Saffron. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Remove stencils from plate. Paint mailbox and eagle Dark Delft. Let dry. Paint letters, star, and square Really White. Paint “US” and stripes French Scarlet. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Dot stamps and add details with Black Licorice. Outline envelopes Pure White and square French Straw. Let dry.

STEP 6

  • Apply glaze on all areas of plate. Let dry.

STEP 7

  • Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.

Tip

  • 1. When painting, pour underglaze on aluminum foil. Apply three coats of each underglaze. Let dry between coats.
by Suzie Shinseki for Duncan Enterprises

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2653/93e07981-8dbd-4c70-94a0-435337589532.pdf



Mail, Mail Everywhere
Mail, Mail Everywhere